The Power of Story

The Power of Story

Over the weekend, my husband and I went to see the movie, Breakthrough. It was an amazing true story of a fourteen-year-old Missouri boy who fell through the ice and was without vital signs for a full hour. While his mother prayed for the Lord to breathe life back...
Got Jesus?

Got Jesus?

Recently I “inherited” a shirt with the words “Got Jesus?” across the front of it. The white lettering stands out clearly against the dark background. As I slipped the shirt on for the first time and started for town, a sobering though struck me. Everyone I came...
Finding Strength

Finding Strength

My husband and I took to the bike trails recently. We coasted along, drinking in the beauty of the trees and undergrowth lining the trail. The first couple of miles were smooth sailing, with the wind at our backs and nothing but nature and each other’s company to...
The True Measure of Success

The True Measure of Success

The world likes to define success by the measure of fame and fortune a person achieves. But in my morning devotions, I came across a definition of success that really gave me something to ponder. In my Bible footnotes, it defined success in God’s eyes as, “faithfully...
Don’t Quit

Don’t Quit

Are you facing some sort of discouragement? Life can get tough and the journey seem long. So today, I want to share a bit of encouragement to brighten your day, a poem I’ve kept for many years, entitled, Don’t Quit. ~ Author unknown. When things go wrong...