Ever been ambushed by grief? This past weekend, I was enjoying an evening with my boyfriend, Jim, when suddenly grief snuck up on me and took me down without warning. Watching Christmas movies has been part of our family
“Prayer is the key that unlocks all the storehouses of God’s infinite grace and power,” says R.A.Torrey in The Power of Prayer. “All that God is, and has, is at the disposal of prayer. Prayer can do anything that God
Let the dieting begin! Most of us had good intentions for maintaining our weight over the Thanksgiving weekend. But when we stepped on the scales this morning, we couldn’t get away from the truth: We indulged, we overate, and now
Who’s your hero? All my life I’ve looked up to people I thought were doing important things. As a five-year-old, I read Sleeping Beauty, loved Princess Aurora’s happy ending. I imagined myself being rescued by handsome Prince Philip. Influenced by
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Experience the God Who Delivers
God’s people had cried out to God. They were in anguish because of their oppression. He heard them. The children of Israel had cried out to
Thanksgiving will be here soon. In a Sunday school class, a teacher asked the children to share what they were thankful for so everyone could hear their gratitude. A little boy said he was especially thankful for his glasses.
Last week I took a much-needed break from technology. For a few days, I fasted from using my cell phone; that meant no calling or texting family or friends. I gave up my right to use my computer—no checking
Every day we wait. We wait in line at the grocery store. We wait for the traffic light to change. We wait for our children to be ready for school. We wait for the workday to end. We wait for
Have you thought about how much time we spend in waiting rooms? Last Saturday morning, I woke up with congestion and a sore throat. I called my HMO and explained my symptoms to a nurses’ assistant. Next, I waited
Remember when you accepted Christ as your Savior? Some of us felt different immediately. Others even shed our bad habits right away, and yet some struggled with them for a just while longer. Second Corinthians 5:17 says, “If anyone