A Word of Encouragement · fmf

We Are Called to Be Different

We are called to be different. These days many of us would prefer to melt into the crowd than to stand out as different. We would rather not stand out or bring attention to ourselves. But in truth, as Christians, we really should be different. Our lives should attract others to us. No, rather it should attract… Continue reading We Are Called to Be Different

A Word of Encouragement

Following the Truth

Following the Truth I woke this morning and read this scripture. And immediately thought “THIS is what makes me most grateful.” That all my children are following the Truth. In a world where truth is whatever you think it is, I thank God that somehow Michael and I have managed to lead our children to The… Continue reading Following the Truth

fmf · Hymns · Link Ups

My Faith Has Found a Resting Place

I’m joining Kate Motaung and my friends at Five Minute Fridays to write on a particular prompt for five minutes. In my effort to re-introduce old hymns to my readers, I like to find a hymn that uses the prompt of the week.This week’s prompt: ENOUGH! Also linking up with Suzanne Eller and Living Free….… Continue reading My Faith Has Found a Resting Place

Health · Hymns · Random Thoughts

How our Faith Holds Through the Trials

Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil.  He prowls around like a roaring lion,  looking for someone to devour.  Stand firm against him, and be strong in your faith.  Remember that your family of believers all over the world  is going through the same kind of suffering you are. In His kindness God… Continue reading How our Faith Holds Through the Trials

Praying the Scriptures · Raised in a Barn

How to Know Peace?

  You will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast, because he trusts in You. Isaiah 26:3 I was born on a Wednesday. The following Sunday, I was in church and nearly every Sunday since then. My family was one who found themselves at church every time the doors were open. We also… Continue reading How to Know Peace?

A Word of Encouragement · My Spiritual Walk

How to Achieve a Great Life

What does it take to achieve “the great life”? Psalm 81:8-16 I had a great life growing up. Wonderful Christian parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, you name it. A big dairy farm to grow up on. But I suffered from a poor self-esteem. I couldn’t explain it, but although I could make a long list of… Continue reading How to Achieve a Great Life