Threads

When Corrie ten Boom spoke to audiences, she would often hold up the back side of a piece of embroidery with hundreds of tangled threads hanging from it. Many wondered if she was holding up the wrong side by mistake. As she held up the messy side of the embroidery she would ask “Does God…

Magazine Review and Interview

Just when I thought the days of Christian magazines were over, self-publishing came to the rescue. I have discovered a magazine that is serious and refreshing. It does Not contain pages of light, fluffy, cutesy stuff. The magazine is Memoirs of a Virtuous Woman. It is available in both print and digital. I love the fact that each issue…

Acts 1:8

The former account I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach, until the day in which He was taken up, after He through the Holy Spirit had given commandments to the apostles whom He had chosen, to whom He also presented Himself alive after His suffering by many infallible…

Praise

In a recent blog post about prayer, I mentioned praise as an important part of prayer and a joyful life.  Read the post here – Thoughts on Prayer Do you think of praise as an option? Is it a p.s. that you might tack on at the end of a prayer? Is praise something to do when things go…

Wings of the Wind

Book review for Wings of the Wind Author  Connilyn Cossette Publisher  Bethany House I love the Bible and that’s why I enjoy Biblical fiction. I long to be transported back to those times and places. I want to become immersed in the story and discover things I didn’t notice before while reading my Bible. The…

Thoughts on Prayer

There seems to be a renewed interest in improving our prayer lives today. A great number of new books, articles, websites, apps, and Bible studies are available on the subject. Sadly, some people are finding their study of prayer to be disappointing when put into actual practice. Far from being the wonderful experience of a deeper life,…

To Blog or not to Blog…

Becoming part of the blogosphere has been a gradual process for me. Let me tell you a little about my journey. It actually started with an experience I had while taking part in a FB group.  When a conversation started with someone asking for opinions on a hypothetical situation, it soon became clear that all views […]

He Lives!

He Lives! Jesus is Victor Now and Forever King of kings Lord of lords Do not be alarmed. You seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He is risen! He is not here. See the place where they laid him.   – Mark 16:6 He lives! Who is He to you? Watch this short, powerful clip…

Start Walking

One of my goals for this year is to improve my physical fitness. I’m guessing, that a number of readers are saying “yes, me too.” What have you done to tackle the fitness goal? No matter what your fitness level is right now, you can start walking. If you can only walk for 10 minutes,…

Bible Expo!

What is your process for selecting  Bible studies? Do you tend to select books and studies from your favorite authors? I think most of us do. It is easy and safe to choose a study from a writer you know and like. I tend to do this often but sometimes I think this pattern may…

Priceless

What would you say is the value of a developed devotional life? Let’s take a  look at 1 Samuel chapters 1 and 2 where we will find a woman named Hannah. She longed to be a mother but was not able to have a child. Problems / Choices / Response Hannah’s problems Barrenness Humiliating treatment…

Ambassadors for Christ

When you became a follower of Jesus, you began a new life in Christ.  Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.  -2 Corinthians 5:17 You know that Jesus is your Lord and you want to truly know Him. You have…