3

Beauty in Weakness

“Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ’s sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.”2 Corinthians 12:10Seeking to find …

Cold

In the cast of the floodlight of the dark morning hours, the snowflakes descend lightly, haphazardly toward the hardened soil. No precipitation can penetrate its diamond surface now. Ten thousand …

2

The Ministry of Encouragement

“But charge Joshua, and encourage him, and strengthen him…”Deuteronomy 3:28Encourage: To give courage to; to give or increase confidence or success; to inspire with courage, spirit, or strength of mind …

2

Cultivating a Daily Time with the Lord

This year, for 2022, this column will include some “womanly wisdom” from various ladies from our home church. Though these dear ladies are of different ages and at different seasons of …

2

Change

“To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and …

1

Great Is HIS Faithfulness!

As we begin this New Year 2022, our thoughts look back at the past almost 2 years of this new reality—lockdowns, restrictions, hand sanitizer, social distancing, masks, vaccines, sickness, death, …

What Now?

“Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight; but all things are naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do.” …

Is There Not a Cause?

Is there not a cause? Should our faith not spill over into every area of our life? Is health care exempt? I am asking these questions, not as a sinless …

2

How to Plan a Personal Retreat

As the hustle and bustle of the holiday season closes upon us and the end of the year draws near, it is the perfect time to consider planning a Personal …

1

The Contentment of a Homemaker

“Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. So that we …

I Am Thy Refuge, pt.3

Because He hath set His love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.Psalm 91:14Next, in order to dwell …

1

A Firm Foundation

The Christmas season is upon us. Fall may be my favorite season but Christmas is my favorite holiday. For my family Christmas has always been a month long of traditions …

Book Review: The Five Pieces of Salvation by Doug Hammett

Last year Evangelist Douglas Hammett published a book titled The Five Pieces of Salvation: Responding to the Gospel God’s Way. He is adept at marketing, and thus I found myself …

I Am Thy Refuge, pt.2

I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress; my God; in him will I trust.Psalm 91:2Verse 2 begins with the words: “I will say” which …

I Am Thy Refuge, pt.1

Imagine being lost at sea, in a perilous storm. You feel alone, uncertain of everything, and thrashed about by wind and waves in every direction.  The navigation system and all …

1

How Lazy Can You Be?

Let’s be frank, at heart, we all are naturally lazy. I’m pretty sure my body was designed to eat nachos on my couch watching HGTV…so let’s talk about the least …

Search Me, O God

“Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts.”Psalm 139:23Have you ever had the question directed towards you: what were you thinking?? Perhaps, it was …

Teaching the Younger Women

We have looked at the character of the older woman. She is to be an example in her behavior, her speech, her whole manner of living. What purpose does Paul …

Pumpkins and Spice

Finally! Fall has arrived! In a bevy of excitement and anticipation for a fabulous fall day I rummage through my closet and pull out my cable knit sweater and boots …

3

Keep Your Heart

“Keep your heart with all diligence;for out of it are the issues of life.”Proverbs 4:23 I don’t know how many years ago it was, I don’t know the date or …