Seeing the positive in a situation or person does not magically erase the problems or issues that exist, but often it can change our heart towards what we are looking at. Creating a daily habit of “seeing the good” is a prescription describe in the Bible as one secret to living a victorious life. There
A common marriage stumbling block that is rarely discussed.
The common marriage stumbling block that is rarely discussed.
It is common knowledge among Jesus believers we are called to give. We are exhorted to support our local church, missions, those in need, the poor, etc. Many of these exhortations are from Jesus Himself. It would be easy to write a book on all the examples and ways the Lord asks us to give,
Phew! Last week’s post was a heavy one, so this Thursday let’s take a brief intermission from my story to talk about “bling”! First of all, I am no fashionista! Therefore, rarely have I owned anything that friends (let alone strangers) are inclined to gush over at first sight. That is until I found…The Purse!
I got married when I was 14 years old (more on this in a future blog). I did not “have to” and the proposal was not romantic. It went something like this, “We need to get you out of that house. Let’s get married.” I made such a monumental decision at such a tender age
I am discovering that it is a daunting task to attempt to include a short (hopefully uplifting) Bible study that will accompany the topic of my recent blog. I have to pick and choose scripture and words while having little space to provide context. This is a prayerful experiment and I am so grateful to
I am a woman of many roles just like you. I am a mother, daughter, wife, friend, teacher, program director, and more. None of these roles truly define me and they don’t tell you who I really am. They are titles… and you only really know me when I share my stories within those titles;
We have always used labels to define ourselves and others, but these days those labels seem to be so pervasive and all inclusive, that I can’t see how any of us can fit completely into the labels we are assigned. Even the label “Christian” has become fraught with nuances and negativity that includes ideas and