If we truly trust in the Lord, we cannot also depend upon our own ability to understand everything God is doing. “Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to Him, and He will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3:5-6 However, most of… Continue reading When We Doubt God’s Perfect Will
“Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 Our family of five gathered for prayer around Kevin, the oldest sibling. After 21 years, it was our last night together under one roof. Kevin was leaving the next… Continue reading When Fear Seems Overwhelming
My husband, Scott had a tonsillectomy last Monday. If you’ve had your tonsils removed, I bet the memory triggers something akin to post-traumatic stress as your hand spontaneously rubs your throat. Yeah, it’s no picnic. And I don’t care what they say, but no amount of ice cream is worth the pain! At 52, the… Continue reading Lessons from the ER
“Do not judge others, and you will not be judged.” (Matthew 7:1) Have you noticed that most people are familiar with this scripture (Christian or not) and quote it if they feel they are being judged? Many people conclude that making judgments on anyone—especially coming from Christians—is wrong based upon the “judge not” verse. When… Continue reading TO JUDGE OR NOT TO JUDGE?