A Word of Encouragement · Random Thoughts

Total Eclipse of the Sun

Total Eclipse of the Sun Not long ago, we experienced a total eclipse of the sun in the U.S. It’s been quite a while since we’ve had an eclipse, so there was a lot of excitement. Here in Savannah, we were to have a 97% total eclipse. It turned out to be an overcast day;… Continue reading Total Eclipse of the Sun

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God’s Comfort Makes us Comfort – Able

He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others.  When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us. 2 Corinthians 1:4 (NLT)       Been There, Done That My husband is the most amazing servant of God when it comes to comforting… Continue reading God’s Comfort Makes us Comfort – Able

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Look up! Run the Race with Endurance

    Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders ….. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him, he endured the cross,… Continue reading Look up! Run the Race with Endurance

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What Did You Expect in 2016?

“It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.” – A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens Or maybe we had Great Expectations What did you Expect for 2016?  Did you get what you expected?  “But forget all that—     it is nothing compared to what I am going to do. For I… Continue reading What Did You Expect in 2016?

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What are you least thankful for?

Holidays. Not always a thankful time. It’s actually the toughest time of the year for many. Holidays, like Thanksgiving, are a painful reminder of the difficult year that has just gone by. At times it is nearly impossible to think of things to be thankful for. And yet here we are naming off things we… Continue reading What are you least thankful for?

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Joy! Steps Toward Finding Joy in Adversity

  It’s easy to lose our joy in the world we live in. Just watch the news or even just look at your own life, your failures, your unfulfilled dreams, the junk that life is throwing at you and boom!, you’ve fallen into the pit of despair. But I believe that we have a choice… Continue reading Joy! Steps Toward Finding Joy in Adversity

Book Reviews · For Those in Ministry

Book Review : Wounded By God’s People

We tend to think that God’s servants are protected against being wounded, but that is just not true. As a matter of fact, I would venture to say that most ministers of the Word are hurt at least once in their ministry. I so appreciate Anne for being vulnerable and opening up to us about her own… Continue reading Book Review : Wounded By God’s People

Book Reviews · For Those in Ministry

The Peril’s of a Pastor’s Wife ~ Book Review

The Perils of a Pastor’s Wife by Nan Jones The Perils of A Pastor’s Wife will speak to your deepest wounds and help you find God’s Presence through it all. Sweet Sister—somewhere, somehow, somebody knows. You are not alone. This post contains affiliate links   How did I find this book? In order to do some… Continue reading The Peril’s of a Pastor’s Wife ~ Book Review

My Spiritual Walk · Quotes & Poems

George Muller on Meditation

George Muller is best known for his praying in faith, but he was also diligent to meditate on God’s Word. In one of his journal entries he noted: It often astonished me that I did not see the importance of meditation upon Scripture earlier in my Christian life. As the outward man is not fit… Continue reading George Muller on Meditation