"If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land." 2 Chronicles 7:14 NKJV
September 2008 The clock was ticking. One joyous hour had passed since my youngest son's birth. The process had been simpler than last time, and I was gratefully munching on delicious food. While a nurse checked on me, Tim surprised me by asking her, "What is that dripping sound?" The nurse replied casually, "Oh, it's probably just something in the … Continue reading How God Gave Me Victory Over 9-11
"But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for the Father is seeking such to worship Him. God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.” John 4:23-24 It is Saturday evening. My husband and I are sitting … Continue reading Prepare To Worship
"Call the Funny Farm!" Not if, but when is the last time you were in a position of confusion, exhaustion, discouragement and/or grief, and you felt someone must quickly provide emergency intervention? If you're like me, it was as recent as yesterday or this morning. Stressful moments, from mildly irritating to incredibly difficult, come to all of us! … Continue reading Ten "Going Crazy" Tips
"I will lift up my eyes to the hills— from whence comes my help? My help comes from the Lord, Who made heaven and earth." Psalm 121:1 From the breathtaking mountains of Colorado . . . back down to the foothills of Mount Neverest (laundry). I didn't want to come home. I wanted to stay … Continue reading God of Mountains Topples Walls of Fear
"Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus." Phil. 3:13-14 This morning I had a rare opportunity … Continue reading Cry Out to God
Twelve years ago I was privileged to be a preschool teacher in Poulsbo, Washington. I loved my students! I remember one day when a new fellow joined our class. The poor little man had major first day jitters and insecurities. Not even music and story time could cheer him up. He continued in distress until . . … Continue reading Get out of the way!