Monthly Archives: September 2011

For anyone whose struggles are too burdensome to share, there is HOPE

I’ve written before about my deep and lasting struggle over the choices made in life that wound and harm and from which no good comes. It seems over time human beings would see what brings about the worst kind of … Continue reading

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Innocence…

I have loved children forever. When I was just a little bitty thing myself I adored babies and nothing brought greater happiness to me than getting to spend time with them. I would carry them around when they weighed almost … Continue reading

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Deeply heavy-hearted…

Do you ever feel anguish? I sometimes do and wonder…what has become of this world? I’ve been thinking about the many problems that plague our society. Sometimes I see things that literally startle me and leave me asking, “have we … Continue reading

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When my heart is overwhelmed, lead me to the rock that is higher than I (Psalm 61:2)

Scripture tells us that a house divided cannot stand. A divided heart cannot either. Wholehearted devotion is the only true devotion. We find what we seek, and seeking is an active, diligent endeavor requiring our attention, persistence, and commitment. Jeremiah … Continue reading

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More thoughts to encourage

I’m in the process of studying about prayer. Much literature encourages early morning prayer as Jesus arose early, before daylight, and prayed. I surely think of the Lord throughout the night as I never make it through one without repeated … Continue reading

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Not just for Christmas…

“And so it was accomplished, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered. And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped Him in swaddling clothes, and laid Him in a manger; because there … Continue reading

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Think about this…

We spend our money on things that will never satisfy. We bind ourselves in ongoing bondage to temporal things that fade and fall away. We let our lust for things divide us from others who love us. We put the … Continue reading

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