Tag: faith

Does God’s Goodness Depend on My Behavior?

Psa. 86:5    For Thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive, And abundant in lovingkindness to all who call upon Thee.   I was praying through some characteristics of God yesterday and was thankful that God doesn’t choose to love us or forgive…

Starting Over

What joys and struggles our niece and her family have gone through to reach this long awaited goal – their new home.   When first married the husband’s job transfer took them out of state. Finally settled, they went into the city for her…

It Is Well With My Soul

I will be honest, I am struggling, through the emotions, the enemy’s many fiery darts and our heartbreak, but I know Laurie would remind me that God’s promises have not changed. It is well with my soul. Those were the last words I said…

There’s a Hole in My Armor!

“That is why the Israelites cannot stand against their enemies…” Joshua 7:12 Luke 11:21-23 “When a strong man, fully armed, guards his own homestead, his possessions are undisturbed; but when someone stronger than he attacks him and overpowers him, he takes away from him…

Courage – The Gift of Fear

I recognized the fear in her eyes when she acknowledged mine.   I’d eagerly began the stair climb down into the warm Mineral Bath at Bath, England, when I realized the pool depth was not graded. It was all one depth. A childhood almost-drowning…

Recipe for Faith: Just Add Eggs

A Heavenly Recipe “OK Lord, you’ve got my attention.”  It didn’t sound like much of a prayer, even to me, after the miracle of us getting a home when we’d been so in debt.  But I knew that God understood. I’d promised when we…

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