Burden of Confession

Reblogged from the blog, “Maggie Tiggles”, by Kathy Wire God has given me a burden of confession. It started when He laid this on my heart: Sometimes, when I want something that I know I shouldn’t, I don’t want to cry to God for deliverance from temptation. “I want it, I’ll have it,” is whatContinue reading “Burden of Confession”

Don’t Let Your Hurt Speak for You

“In the same way, the Holy Spirit helps us when we are weak. We don’t know what we should pray for. But the Spirit himself prays for us. He prays with groans too deep for words.” – Romans‬ 8:26‬ NIRV‬‬ “Your tongue has the power of life and death.” – Proverbs‬ 18:21‬ NIRV‬‬ “In theContinue reading “Don’t Let Your Hurt Speak for You”

Builder of the Broken

Our oldest son was the biggest of all three of our children. He was so big that he completely skipped newborn diapers and went straight to size 1. I guess you could say he came into this world as a big boy and to this day, we refer to him as our “Big Man”. AsContinue reading “Builder of the Broken”

What Are Your Foxes?

At the end of each year, we make resolutions and set goals for the new year. These resolutions are things we would change or improve about ourselves. They could range from health to financial goals. Today, I would like to talk about our spiritual goals. What resolutions are we making to improve spiritually? To setContinue reading “What Are Your Foxes?”

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”

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”

To Heal A Land: Be Humble… Sit Down

Scripture: “But they make themselves humble in my sight. They pray and look to me. And they turn from their evil ways. Then I will listen to them from heaven. I will forgive their sin. And I will heal their land. After all, they are my people. Now my eyes will see them. My earsContinue reading “To Heal A Land: Be Humble… Sit Down”

Offer It Up (Lay It All Down)

In my life, I have experienced times of great joy and peace. However, there have also been times of great pain, suffering, and chaos. One of those times occurred during the recovery period after my second surgery, I found myself in the greatest physical pain of my life. It was excruciating. I was lying inContinue reading “Offer It Up (Lay It All Down)”

So They May Know

This past week has been a challenge. Our daughter came home last Monday from school not feeling well and it led to a sequence of unexpected events. Throughout the night, she kept waking up feverish, with a headache, saying that she was being bitten while sleeping and bumps kept popping up all over her body.Continue reading “So They May Know”

Our Scars: Signs of Victory

Have you ever stood in front of the mirror and took inventory of all your imperfections? I have. Have you ever taken a moment to think about the story behind each of them? I can remember some of them quite vividly. On the other hand, there are some that I have no idea about whereContinue reading “Our Scars: Signs of Victory”