Culture today seeks to enlighten women to the fact that they have strength as if this were a new idea. Here, in one of the oldest documents of recorded history, is God telling women the foundation of excellence for a woman is her strength!
I was feeling panic. What was the truth?
I have had the honor of be blessed and mentored by many women in my life, beginning with my beloved mother and grandmother, my sisters, sister-in-love, aunts, cousins, friends. I now am privileged to be in that role for other women. The Practical Educator, Xandy DeLaney Whitman, my beloved niece. Ladies of all ages, we are commanded to…
So to be fair, just because it feels or sounds uncomfortable to me doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s not beneficial. With that thought in mind, I felt the Lord wanted me to seriously consider this idea of giving up something for Lent.
Halloween at our house was a place where Jesus was calling, "Let the Little Children come unto me!
The gift of a joyful heart and a smile opens the eyes of others to the beautiful woman I am.
I’ve learned that God’s timing is NEVER wrong, and to trust that I’m exactly where I need to be right now. The plans and achievements God has set aside for me will not pass me by.
Coming tonight, 7:45pm ET!
It is like being wrapped in a warm blanket on a cold day, this assurance that God looks at our heart.
I'm DAZZLED by the Monarchs feasting in our butterfly garden! Enjoy!
There are sooo many times that I don't know what to do. I'm sure that's something everyone can relate to. This gem of a verse is my go to, my ace in the hole, if you will. Dictionary.com defines that as "an advantage or resource kept back until the proper opportunity presents itself". In my life the proper opportunity presents itself ALL THE TIME!
Dynamite comes in small packages. Powerful truths in a short and sweet blog!
by Hazel Straub
Our attitude determines if we have abundant life or merely exist. When we keep our eyes focused on God, his love for us, his faithfulness, and his tender care and provision for us, we will have joy that bubbles out of us and heals. Laughing and enjoying the simple things brings health. Also, reading and meditating on God’s promises to us in the Bible, makes us cheerful. In contrast, when we think on the negative, the things that have gone wrong, our hurts, focus on the problems, and embrace hopelessness, our bones dry out, then we deal with sickness and depression.
Will you choose to have another thought, change your focus o the Problem Solver and think on how much God loves you?
A joyful, cheerful heart brings healing to both body and soul.
But the one whose heart is crushed
struggles with sickness and depression. (Proverbs…
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I feel incredibly weak and helpless. That's when I have to "take this thought captive" and fight back with the word of God.
Opening my self up, laying my soul bare before the Lord may sound scary but it's truly the safest place my heart can be. The Lord holds in His loving hand our vulnerable breakable hearts.