The Danger Of Emotional Living

“Christians have experiences and they have feelings, but, if they are wise, they never feed upon these things, but upon Christ, Himself.”~ Charles Spurgeon I would say that I am an emotional person. I’m extremely sensitive, and I tend to feel things deeply. This can be good because it helps me to be compassionate and […]

What If I Fail? Oh, But Darling, What If You Fly?

There is freedom waiting for you, On the breezes of the sky, And you ask, “What if I fall?” Oh, but my darling, What if you fly? – Erin Hanson This saying will always have a special place in my heart. At a time when I didn’t have enough confidence or faith, and I wrestled […]

What Do We Dare To Ask?

“Won’t you be willing to pray ridiculous prayers out of ridiculous faith“~ Pamela Crim (Big Life Devotional) I’ve heard it preached, by reputable pastors, that we ought not bother God with petty prayer requests like “Oh Lord what should I cook for dinner tonight?” I feel really sad when I hear this, because I ask […]

My “Run To Him” Bible Verses When Life Is Hard

“Trouble is one of God’s great servants because it reminds us how much we continually need the Lord.” ~Jim Cymbala I don’t know how you react when a crisis hits, but my first reaction to difficult times is to panic! When I’m faced with uncomfortable circumstances, it seems my faith grows wings and flies away. […]

How Do I Know If I’m In Love?

“Love is not something you feel, it’s something you do.” ~ David Wilkerson Have you ever wondered why it is said that people “fall” in love, or that it was love at “first sight”? These statements can often imply that love is something one just stumbles into. Many also believe that there’s one person, custom made […]

How To Strengthen Your Marriage Before Meeting Your Spouse

“I’m not searching for my other half, because I’m not a half.” ~ Unknown When David broke up with Betsy, she was stunned. In her mind, they were so happy together, laughing, sharing their dreams and visions, and just enjoying getting to know one another. She even allowed herself to wonder if God had brought […]

11 Inspiring Christian Blogs To Follow

“No one cares about your blog unless you are adding value to their lives in some way.” ~Jonathan Milligan Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve had a love for literature. Reading has helped me through many seasons of life. Educating myself through reading about the experience, strength and hope of others has been […]

Singleness Is Good. Marriage Is Good Too.

“Wherever life plants you, bloom with grace.” ~ Unknown The desire to want to get married is a natural and healthy one. Lately however, I’ve been realizing that there is a a great misconception surrounding marriage – that marriage is the goal we each must reach in order to be a complete man or woman. […]

Breaking The Cycle Of Shame

“Look under anger, fear, even guilt, and you will find a root of shame. People are dying from it-some quickly, others slowly. It is the heart disease of this and every era.”- Edward T. Welch (author of Shame Interrupted) I can still remember the time, over thirty years ago, when I was in high school […]

A New Years Prayer To The God Of Miracles

On this eve of a new year starting, I find myself thinking about miracles, again. Lately, the Lord keeps highlighting the words “miracle” and “wonder” to me. This morning, on the last day of 2017, I was led to Psalm 77. You are the God of  miracles and wonders… (Psalm 77:14) I began reflecting on […]