Compromise by Amy

What is it that’s really important?   I know that I say God is my most important priority, as Lord of my life; but am I really reflecting that? How I spend my time doesn’t reflect that.  The thoughts that run through my head don’t reflect that.  My actions and … Continue reading

Desperate? by Kendra

“You are acting desperate.  What is wrong?” asked my husband. I didn’t have words to explain it.  Tears after tears ran down my face.  Did he really call me desperate?  Rarely has that word been used to describe me.  Was I? I knew I was tired.  Our daughter was sick. … Continue reading

A year ago… by Kendra

It is hard to believe that a year ago I was recovering from my third brain surgery.  So much has happened since then.  I am more certain that I serve a God who heals (but on His time.) Last fall, someone from our church who believe differently about healing come … Continue reading

Remembering by Kendra

It is amazing how emotions can spring out of control.  Recently, I learn that an acquaintance experienced a miscarriage. Before I even realized it, I was dreaming, thinking about our children: the emotions, the disappointments, the pain.  I have to remind myself to be thankful for the short time with … Continue reading

Storms by Amy

Once upon a time when I was in college, I started driving down the highway one night to get back to school, not realizing that I was driving straight into a very dangerous storm. Through my own stupidity, I kept driving instead of seeking shelter, despite how terrified I was. … Continue reading

“Shame” by Amy

How readily are we willing to believe that grace is actually free and that God always welcomes back His prodigal sons and daughters who’ve strayed? I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve screwed up. When I think of Peter asking Jesus how many times he should forgive someone who … Continue reading

Are you free?

In America, we are celebrating the fourth of July.  Although there are some American who just celebrate this holiday, because they like to blow up things.  Most American celebrate the freedom from England.  We like to declare, “We are free.” But we are not.  We are either slave to sin, … Continue reading