Category: Life

Posts in the Life Category focus on what may be going on in our lives and how we can or are growing in the midst of it.

Epitaph: What Does it Say?

An epitaph isn’t something we think about often, but it is rather fitting, as many believers are observing Christ’s death, burial, and resurrection this week. There have been some interesting epitaphs written over the years: “Famous voice actor Mel Blanc–who gave voice to characters… Continue Reading “Epitaph: What Does it Say?”

Joy Breakers

Written by Guest Writer, Shirley Taylor Have you ever been so excited about an upcoming event, but when it arrived, something happened that felt like it robbed you of the joy you were anticipating?  This has happened to me more times than I’d like… Continue Reading “Joy Breakers”

Does What I Say and Do Line up with God’s Character?

“God stretches the northern sky over empty space and hangs the earth on nothing. He wraps the rain in His thick clouds, and the clouds don’t burst with the weight. He covers the face of the moon, shrouding it with His clouds. He created… Continue Reading “Does What I Say and Do Line up with God’s Character?”

Sin, Guilt, and Repentance

“I got to thinking about the first time I ever felt guilty. It happened when I was in the first grade…My mom was a hair dresser, and every Saturday, she had me stay with Mrs. Gunner; Mrs. Gunner was…my baby sitter while Mom…worked. I… Continue Reading “Sin, Guilt, and Repentance”

Far from Reckless

You’ve probably heard a well-known song, describing God’s love as “reckless.” A rendition I heard a while back was unique, with beautiful harmonies; it stirred my Spirit, even well into the night. It’s a controversial song. Some have spoken to their worship leaders about… Continue Reading “Far from Reckless”

Answered Prayers…and Prayers in the Waiting

Several times last week, I visibly saw the LORD answer my specific prayers…those numerous “smaller” questions to answers about big decisions we’ve been praying over for a while. My heart’s full!! “Come, hear, all you who fear God, and I recount what He did… Continue Reading “Answered Prayers…and Prayers in the Waiting”

I AM with You

My daughter likes to get out of the house; that’s how she’s wired. If I go to the gas station, she’ll go with me. If I run to the bank, she’ll ask to come along. It doesn’t matter where or how long the trip… Continue Reading “I AM with You”