I love the story of Gideon. In our evening Bible Study at home we are reading Judges, and last night was Judges 6-7. Introducing Gideon: Gideon was the smallest member of the smallest tribe, hiding from the Midianites, and was feeling abandoned by God. He told the Angel of the Lord that God had delivered… Continue reading God’s Unchanging Word & Immeasurable Faithfulness: A Lesson From Gideon on Thanksgiving
Holidays can be stressful. But they don't have to overwhelm us! Here, I share some tips on how to make it through the season (or a normal day, even) without all the dread and stress. Happy Thanksgiving!
Our kids are going through a lot. Some days, hours, moments can be overwhelming. Tears, bursts of anger, fear, and shutting down can come on suddenly. Here, we discuss a few ways to help our children cope, find solutions, and manage their emotions (and we can take note of them for ourselves, too!). Find Biblical answers to overwhelming emotions here.
Grieved is a good word. It explains a lot going on in my heart right now. I hate to love that word. I hate the feelings it brings up, but I know and love that it's God's direction and power over my life as I follow Him even to the deep recesses of my memory… Continue reading The Truth about God’s Faithfulness: Is God Still Faithful When I’m the Reason for My Own Mess?
November 18 is an interesting day in history. The term "drinking the Kool-aid" was birthed out of the 1978 Peoples Temple mass-suicide in Guyana on this day. 909 (oddly enough, the numbers add up to 18 - weird coincidence) people "drank the Kool-aid," by order of their leader, "Socialist" Jim Jones. About thirty percent of… Continue reading Jim and Joe: How the November 18, 1978 Events Can Inform us Today.
Watching the updates given by the Governor of California is frustrating to say the least. The man is corrupt, two-faced, a liar, and a manipulative and abusive personality. He says one thing and does another - a true hypocrite. He has double-standards, is loyal to who's in the room, and like his aunt Nancy Pelosi,… Continue reading Dirty Gavin: How Corrupt Politicians Renew My Thanks for a Faithful and Holy God.
The refining process is painful. It sometimes feels like I'm in a pressure cooker. I can feel the battle raging between flesh and spirit inside me and it's not a fun situation. And really, what I'm going through is nothing comparatively speaking. But I'm not comparing myself for once and I'm just gonna wallow in… Continue reading Though He Slay Me: Taking a Stand When Everything Seems to Fall Apart.
It is 2am on my 35th birthday and I can't sleep. My mind is going a mile a minute and the tears just don't want to quit. Good thing I took the day off today. I'm not sad, mind you. God is good and I'm more than blessed beyond measure; definitely blessed more than I… Continue reading Counting it Joy: 3 Ways to Endure When Life is in Faith-Testing Mode
It's all a game. The MSM is involved with spreading anxiety and fear. We knew this when COVID19 came out and the media jumped on it and spread the pandemic terror throughout the country and the world. Now, with the election hanging in the balance, they are at it again. It is unfortunately part of… Continue reading Wisdom from the Word: A Few Words of Encouragement for Such a Time as This.
The wheels on the bus go 'round and 'round on the Biden/Harris campaign. They go here and there, to and fro throughout the country, attempting to rally the hearts of men toward a Biden/Harris Presidency. But, the ideals being promoted by this campaign are not only detrimental to the nation's progress, but will utterly and… Continue reading “Battle for the Soul of the Nation”: 3 Biblical Reasons Why a Biden/Harris Presidency Will Destroy America.