It's been over 2,000 years, and people are still attacking Jesus Christ. They speak/write hateful, slanderous, and derogatory words about Jesus as if He did something personally against them. Those who speak/write against Jesus do so as if they're mad at Him. I wonder what He did to them to make them so angry. I … Continue reading Stand Up for Jesus
Have you checked your pulse lately, or do you assume that since your heart is beating that you have one? I have to admit that I have a heartbeat and a pulse, but sometimes I do not feel as though I am “alive”. I mean, I’m doing all the things a person who is alive … Continue reading Health Check
One of my widow friends sighs with disgust, mummers under her breath, or leaves the worship service whenever we sing, "It Is Well With My Soul" because it was one of the hymns at her late husband's funeral. She commented to me one day that she didn't understand why we sang that song so much … Continue reading Is It Well With Your Soul?
Nearly 35 years ago, I made a commitment to walking daily, and have done a pretty good job at keeping that commitment. I love walking with friends, by myself, or with my dog, Callie Marie. Callie is 12 years old and is a walking machine! She’s smart, too. Sometimes, I think she knows I am … Continue reading Living for Jesus
Wouldn’t it be nice if when we got saved, we no longer struggle with sin? Am I the only one, or do you wrestle with sin, too? Most days, I wish I could unzip my flesh and hang it up in the closet, or better yet, destroy it. Believe it or not, there is a … Continue reading My Reflection
This morning in my Quiet Time with Jesus, I prayed, “Lord, help me love You more today than I did yesterday.” After I sent up that prayer, I asked myself, “If it’s possible to love Jesus more tomorrow, does it mean that I could have loved Him more today and didn’t?” Answering “yes” saddens me … Continue reading How Does God Know I Love Him?
What do you do when life takes an unexpected turn? TRUST GOD What do you do when your dreams are shattered? PRAY AND ASK GOD TO GIVE YOU NEW ONES. What do you do when the residual clouds of disappointment, fear, sadness are looming overhead from the storms that shattered your life and dreams? YOU … Continue reading In The Valley