August 10, 2018 No comments exist

One of my favorite scriptures in the bible concerning writing is Habakkuk 2:2, which says, “And the Lord answered me: “Write the vision; make it plain on tablets, so he may run who reads it.” The visual I receive from this is a person running to meet their goals because of what someone wrote. Will…

April 26, 2018 No comments exist

I received a message of desperation from a Sunday School teacher, who leads a foreign partner group. She had had a very large Sunday School class of about forty children.  But within a short time span, many of them left one by one. As a result, she was only left with fifteen students. When I…

January 5, 2018 No comments exist

If you want to be “something,” you have to start being that “something” before you are recognized as that “something.” – JW   At some point in our lives, we have made the statement, “I want to be….”  What follows the be are our goals, aspirations, wishes, and desires.  Although we all have goals, many of…

November 20, 2017 No comments exist

This week, as many of us prepare to sit with our families and give thanks to God, ugliness swerves all around us.  The most disturbing to me is the rage-filled faces of those “fighting” against abortion, gay marriage, and a host of other non-Christian activities. Swirling in my spirit, more today than yesterday, is the…

July 28, 2017 3 comments

When we face difficult times, where do we turn? Do we turn to a friend, a bucket of ice cream, a bad habit, or “other unspoken behaviors”?  In Psalm 46:1, it says, “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” So, what does that mean?  When trouble arises, God is present…

July 17, 2017 No comments exist

Proverbs 1:7 is one of my favorite scriptures to read because it is a segue into learning whom you truly are as a person. Often during our challenges, we see aspects of ourselves that we never knew existed. Sometimes, the emergence empowers us, and at other times, it threatens the very persona we have built within…