The Holy Spirit: Our Teacher, Our Helper

John 14:26 But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all the things that I said to you. In John 14, Jesus tells the disciples that the Father is going to send His Spirit to teach and helpContinue reading “The Holy Spirit: Our Teacher, Our Helper”

Is That All You Have?

Let me be the first to say that I detest grocery shopping. From the lines, insufficient registers, and crowds, I could do without all of it. Let’s just say I try to avoid it at all means. I make every effort to get everything I think we may need every time I go because IContinue reading “Is That All You Have?”

Deciduous or Evergreen: Which One Are You?

Fall is my favorite season. It is representative of the transition from the smoldering heat of summer to the cold of winter. Now, I am speaking from an ideal perspective. However, I live in Texas. So, it usually doesn’t happen that way. It is not unusual for Fall to have 90-degree weather but due toContinue reading “Deciduous or Evergreen: Which One Are You?”

Make His Name Great

We hear alot about being great. There is a saying,”They won’t let me be great” which has become quite cliche’. Great is defined as being above the norm or average, extraordinary, exceptional, significant. The world has its own view of greatness and it usually correlates with worldly gain, status, or success. However, God’s standard ofContinue reading “Make His Name Great”

Forgive Yourself

Romans 8:1-2 1 There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. 2 For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death. I have always been very analytical.Continue reading “Forgive Yourself”

Come Back Home

As a teacher, I would always tell students to consider that the further away from home they go to school, the less trips home they’d get to make. Why? Because of the expenses of airfare and other means of travel associated with a longer distance. Being closer to home, would provide them the luxury toContinue reading “Come Back Home”

A Prayer Against Distractions

Father, we thank you for who you are. We thank you for your loving kindness, wisdom, grace, love, and your peace. We ask that you will forgive us for not keeping our eyes on you. Forgive us for allowing the troubles of this world and minor things to take our focus off of you. HelpContinue reading “A Prayer Against Distractions”

The Ones Who Have Gone Before You

Because of the circumstances of my childhood, I used to tell God that I didn’t want to have children unless I could be the mother I needed to be. I refused to bring children into the world and not be capable of doing the right thing as their mother. I would not wish the thingsContinue reading “The Ones Who Have Gone Before You”