God Doesn’t Need Your Help

11  For the LORD God is a sun and shield;The LORD gives grace and glory;No good thing does He withhold from those who walk uprightly.12  O LORD of hosts,How blessed is the man who trusts in You! (Psalm 84:11-12, NASB) God’s plan for us takes into account all of our talents, gifts, skills, and dispositions.Continue reading “God Doesn’t Need Your Help”

The Art of Letting Go

For years, I had an issue with letting go because of things I experienced as a kid. Due to the absence of several key people in my life, I tended to hold tightly to the people God placed in my life. My idea of loyalty was never walking away and loving hard. However, I hadContinue reading “The Art of Letting Go”

God’s Amazing Grace

What comes to mind when you hear the word grace? What do you envision? How do you think it feels to receive grace? How do you think it feels to extend grace to others? Recently, these very thoughts flooded my mind. The word “grace” in biblical parlance can, like forgiveness, repentance, regeneration, and salvation, meanContinue reading “God’s Amazing Grace”

New Mercies Every Day

One of the exciting things we look forward to at the beginning of the New Year is the expectation of hope and promise that the new year brings. We sit and reflect over the past year and look introspectively into our lives to see what areas we have experienced success. We also look at areasContinue reading “New Mercies Every Day”

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”