More Than You Know – There Are Questions You Can’t Answer

“No matter how knowledgeable we are, there are questions with answers beyond our comprehension”. Today’s devotional explains it all. What makes grass grow thick and green? Would you believe that part of the answer is lightning? The main ingredient in most fertilizers is nitrogen, and the air is full of it. But grass can’t access … Read moreMore Than You Know – There Are Questions You Can’t Answer

In Preparation

My friend Phil began chemo treatments in December 2016 for an aggressive form of lymphoma cancer. By God’s grace, he’d been prepared for this challenge in many ways. His wife had battled cancer several years before, and he had seen me go through several treatments in my own battle with an aggressive lymphoma. He had … Read moreIn Preparation

He is faithful

Is anything too hard for the Lord? Genesis 18:14NIV “Are you pregnant yet?” this question might have pierced Sarah’s heart each month. The shame of barrenness was unbearable. God had promised her husband Abraham that he would be the father of nations with descendants more numerous than the stars in the sky. After waiting for many years, … Read moreHe is faithful

Matt Carpenter’s Tattoo Took on Deeper Meaning

Tweet Matt Carpenter, first baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals, has a tattoo on the inside of his right arm that says, “Matthew 19:26,” his ultimate favorite Scripture verse. The verse reads, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” Carpenter shares, “There … Read moreMatt Carpenter’s Tattoo Took on Deeper Meaning

The Waiting Side of Faith

“But those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.” Isaiah 40:31 Our Christian walk of faith is often a journey of waiting…and waiting, which we don’t always do with much patience. Put … Read moreThe Waiting Side of Faith

Attitude of Gratitude

“Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His love endures forever.” Psalm107:150 In today’s world, not many of us are satisfied with life. We desire more and more from it and are disappointed with things we can’t receive. We are frustrated because of our unfulfilled dreams or failed plans. We often complain and … Read moreAttitude of Gratitude

3 Ways to Get Truth from the Head to the Heart

You might have heard the famous quote: “The longest journey you will ever take is the 18 inches from your head to your heart.” 18 inches doesn’t seem that far. We can cover that distance in one swift step with our feet. Many of our pets are about that length, and we can run our … Read more3 Ways to Get Truth from the Head to the Heart

Finding My Perfect Father

It wasn’t until I was in my 40’s that I realized the significant role fathers play in the psychological and emotional development of their children, especially daughters.  The lack of having a positive father figure in my childhood had a detrimental impact on me, especially throughout my teenage and adult years.  I have what you … Read moreFinding My Perfect Father

A Heart Check: How to Spring Clean from Your Heart Outward

I saw it for the first time this year. When driving home with the kids, my focus shifted to the edge of the tree-lined street. About four driveways down, there stood a white dogwood tree. It was crowned with the beautiful blossoms of spring. Those delicate baby flowers directed my thoughts. I had thoughts of … Read moreA Heart Check: How to Spring Clean from Your Heart Outward

Keys to Studying the Bible With Confidence

Do you remember what it was like when you were learning how to ride a bike the first time? If your learning experience was anything like mine, you had lots of wobbling, uncertainty, fear of falling, and desiring the security of my mom’s steady hands. Even when my mom assured me I could do it … Read moreKeys to Studying the Bible With Confidence

How To Handle Self-Love As A Christian

Ahh, Self – Love. As women, it can be a tricky thing to navigate well. There is no shortage of advice in the world on how we should handle self-love. “You need to love yourself first before you can truly love others” Unknown  “Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line” Lucille Ball Often … Read moreHow To Handle Self-Love As A Christian