Category Archives: Devotional

Activating Faith

A statement that changed my life and got me thinking was this: You only really believe what you activate. It made me ponder what I believe and to read Know What you Believe and Know Why you Believe by Paul … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed with JOY —Having God’s More-Than-Enough

Are you overwhelmed with Joy – or is your spirit just overwhelmed? I heard about a Dallas Seminary professor who met a gloomy student walking across campus. When he asked the fellow how he was doing the student began his … Continue reading

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How to be a Noticer

  “Remember me, take notice of me,” – Jeremiah 15″15 NASB Jer. 15:15 is in the heart of every soul – It is a cry to our creator, God – to “Remember me, take notice of me,” – NASB Inspect … Continue reading

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Ok. I will pray for my enemies, but LOVE them?

My legacy was filled with hostility and hatred, so Luke 6:27 “But I say to you who hear, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, (are hostile toward you) was not quickly embraced. It was hard because … Continue reading

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The Better Part of Valor – Praying in hostile environments

Social Media has exploded with negative seed-planting and hostile reactions. But Hostility does not have to mean enemies. Seems to me that social media sharing contorted from sharing what was happening to a vulnerable who we are, then what we … Continue reading

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Praying for Your Enemies – Don’t Mistake Our Silence for Weakness

Pray for my enemies? Scripture does not suggest we do this – it commands it! This is one of the most difficult challenges for me – to activate my faith and pray with love for those who persecute believers. Matt. … Continue reading

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I’m In This for You…

I’m In This for You… And I didn’t even realize it. And many of you reading this have been there for me…did you realize that? There were and are special people whose attitude going through challenges made a difference for … Continue reading

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Finding Hope through Story

I just read this wonderful book that is more than fiction and want to recommend it to all my friends. Like Jesus, Ruchti reveals truth and relatable corrections and actions for a relationship in desperate straits. Like Jesus’ stories, the … Continue reading

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After Losing a Child: Changing my Why to When

Changing my Why to When 391 and 2597 That’s how many times the words WHY and WHEN appear in my most used Bible.   You think I’d get the lesson right there – kind of like I have 1 mouth … Continue reading

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Forgiveness is NOT…

Forgiveness is hard – a lot of times because of what we think forgiveness is. Examples “I HATE her, I will NEVER forgive her!” (be able to treat her as though the sin action/offense never happened) “I will stay married … Continue reading

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