A Word of Encouragement

Loved or Unloved – That is the Question

Are you feeling loved today? Consider Roman’s 8:38 What can come between us and the love of God’s Anointed? Can troubles, hardships, persecution, hunger, poverty, danger, or even death?    The answer is, absolutely nothing.     In this mean and evil world, it’s hard to keep our hearts and souls from becoming singed by… Continue reading Loved or Unloved – That is the Question

Book Reviews

Sacred Marriage – For a Better Marriage Relationship And More

I heard a radio interview the other day with Gary Thomas, the author of Sacred Marriage, and it really caught my attention. What especially drew me in was the subtitle, “What If God Designed Marriage to Make Us Holy More Than to Make Us Happy?”. I had to purchase the book to get “the rest of… Continue reading Sacred Marriage – For a Better Marriage Relationship And More

My Spiritual Walk

Fighting to Believe in Who I Am

Good, Good Father At the IF:Gathering 2016, we sang Chris Tomlin’s Good, Good Father. I had never heard the song before. I liked it. It seemed a good way to start. By the end, it was personal. You see … I have always struggled with who I am. My name means worthy of love, but I… Continue reading Fighting to Believe in Who I Am

A Word of Encouragement

A Letter To My Young Single Friends

This time of year, it is tough to be single. Everywhere you look there are Valentines. Every store is trying to sell you flowers, candy, cards, and gifts. Everything seems to be geared to the couple. So what’s a single person to do? My challenge to you is to take advantage of your singleness. Trust… Continue reading A Letter To My Young Single Friends

Fibromyalgia · Health

How to Push Past Pain to Produce Passion

Fibro Pain vs. Passion As if the pain of fibromyalgia isn’t enough, the effect of said pain can wreak havoc on our personal lives. You see, it’s not just pain like a headache or even a broken bone. This pain is constant with no hope of ending. And to make matters worse the pain does not… Continue reading How to Push Past Pain to Produce Passion

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Getting Kicked in the Shins

It’s Friday! It’s Sunday! Time for the Five Minute Friday Writing Challenge. 🙂   Time to write for five minutes on a prompt. Click on the image to see what bloggers came up with. The Prompt is Purpose.   “He kicked me on purpose!” As a preschooler, my son often said these words or words… Continue reading Getting Kicked in the Shins

A Word of Encouragement · Book Reviews · My Spiritual Walk

Finding A Priceless Love

God’s Love: PRICELESS Psalm 36:7 “How priceless is your unfailing love, O God. People take refuge in the shadow of Your wings.“ As I read this chapter, I was reminded of the Master card commercial that I have posted above. The ad says to me, “It’s not the purchases that are valuable but the response… Continue reading Finding A Priceless Love

A Word of Encouragement

How to Survive Valentine’s Day Without a Valentine

So, it’s February again.   …and many of you are. According to the 2014 census, 48% of Americans over 16 are single. That means there are a lot of you out there that would like to think about something other than Valentine’s Day. But to no avail. It’s being forced on you in nearly every… Continue reading How to Survive Valentine’s Day Without a Valentine

Book Reviews

Reignite Your Marriage by Valentine’s Day

Is your marriage getting a little dull in the romance department? Have you lost the passion you once had for each other? Sharon Jaynes has written a little book that I’m sure will help you ignite the fires again. In 14 days she can help you spark that fire. She will take you step by… Continue reading Reignite Your Marriage by Valentine’s Day

A Word of Encouragement

How to Love Your Pastor All Year Long

Did Your Church Have a Special Day for Pastor in October? I’m  hoping that your church remembered your pastor during Pastor Appreciation Month. If not, I hope that you remembered to reach out to him personally. If you haven’t, it’s actually not too late. The truth is, we really should love our pastor all year… Continue reading How to Love Your Pastor All Year Long