“O Lord, I pray, deliver my soul!” by Kendra

“O Lord, I pray, deliver my soul!” Oh! What an emotional roller coaster.  Two weeks ago, I thought we might be looking for a new job for my husband, but now, we are planning to stay. A dear friend of mine challenged me to focus on the truth of Jesus and not my situation. When […]

Diversions by Amy

The use of this word in my mind comes in two different forms. Firstly, as something fun to divert one’s attention from the daily grind and provide relief, and secondly, a military tactic used to keep the enemy from noticing your true target. I’m guilting of falling for both of these. When I get to […]

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 accusations while I’m driving certainly […]

Personal Reflections for Easter

Sometimes I (Amy) forget that Jesus love and died for: the politician I don’t like the coworker I can’t stand the relative I don’t get along with the idiot in traffic I nearly hit that annoying person at church that person from my past that I can’t forgive that bully at school that person on […]

Worthless

Sin whispers, “I am easier.” Satan whispers, “No one can obey all of God’s rules.” Sin says, “Why try to do right?  You can’t be perfect. Satan says, “You failed.” Sin lies, “You will always be a failure and worthless.” Satan lies, “You can’t be used by God.” And all of the sudden, because I […]

Feeling Loved

Shortly after my (Kendra’s) third brain surgery, some people were discussing my amazing recovery.  Someone asked, “What is your prognosis?” Because I have dealt with this four (almost five years), I bluntly said, “Unless God does the unexplained, I am going to die.” My friend broke down in tears. And it startled me. I didn’t […]

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