Tag: Jesus

It’s OK to Cry

When was the last time you had a good, hard cry? What was it about? Was it truly a good cry, or was there remorse or regret in it? There IS a difference in our cries–it lies in the heart behind them. “In the… Continue Reading “It’s OK to Cry”

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”

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”

Where’s My Attention/Emphasis This Christmas?

Getting the kids caught back up in school from being out with Covid, post Covid cleaning, Christmas shopping, decorating, plans with family, parenting…There are many things that are occupying my brain space, yet God keeps reminding me this season of joy. “But the angel… Continue Reading “Where’s My Attention/Emphasis This Christmas?”

Loving the Unloved

She was unloved, yet she longed for the attention, the affection, the favor of one. Has your focus ever been on securing the attention, affection, or favor of one particular person (i.e., a spouse, a future spouse, a boss, a friend)? Wherever the LORD… Continue Reading “Loving the Unloved”

What Distractions Weigh You Down?

“Aaaaahhh! There’s a stick!…Oooo! Catch that leaf! The wind is blowing it a cross the yard!!…Who is that at the neighbor’s?!?…Squirrrrrelll!!!” If you’ve read the last post, you know that we’re working on training our puppy. Just this morning, we were outside, working on… Continue Reading “What Distractions Weigh You Down?”