The Purpose in the Pressure

The other day, I reflected on when my son Shaun told me he wanted to join the Air Force. It was right after his high school graduation. Shaun has always done very well in school. Based on his grades and test scores, he had his pick of college opportunities. So, when he informed me ofContinue reading “The Purpose in the Pressure”

Dealing with Matters of the Heart

Heartbreak is a feeling like no other. No matter how we try to recover from it, it has a way of leaving its mark on us. What was your first heartbreaking experience? Do you feel as if it is still affecting you today? I experienced mine at the tender age of six. The day isContinue reading “Dealing with Matters of the Heart”

All Things Are Working

Romans 8:28 The Message (MSG) 28 That’s why we can be so sure that every detail in our lives of love for God is worked into something good. Have you ever questioned the meaning of your life in the heat of a battle? I have many times. During some battles, I’ve had some degree of clarity. OnContinue reading “All Things Are Working”

What Do You Treasure?

While reading my daily devotional, Christine Caine was explaining the verse of the day, Matthew 6:21. Something she said caught my attention. She said, “If you want to know where your heart lies, check your bank statement. Where your money goes will tell you what you treasure?” I thought for a minute, “Hmm. Where doesContinue reading “What Do You Treasure?”

From Tragedy to Triumph

Perspective is defined as – a particular attitude toward or way of regarding something, a point of view. One of the things that others say they admire about me the most is how I can deal with so many of the personal challenges that I have faced in my life with a positive outlook. IContinue reading “From Tragedy to Triumph”

4 Questions with Author Shaniqua Rischer

What was your main inspiration for writing the book, The Boy Who Would Be King: 7 Lessons from the Life of David? I didn’t have a primary inspiration. Honestly, I just could not avoid writing the book. One of the book’s chapters/lessons was focused on a lesson God was teaching me as I started writingContinue reading “4 Questions with Author Shaniqua Rischer”