5 Truths When Life is Hard

5 Truths When Life is Hard

“And the Lord gave the people favor in sight of the Egyptians.” Exodus 11:3 Have you ever wondered why God allows hardship? You obey God in a situation or relationship, yet things get worse. You surrender your life or relationship to Him, yet things get...
The Freedom of Airing Dirty Laundry

The Freedom of Airing Dirty Laundry

With today’s technology, it’s easy to do laundry without effort. You put clothes in a machine, turn a dial, and press a button. Going to my child’s bedroom requires more work than that. It’s a simple process. One Sunday after returning home from a family vacation, I...
6 Principles When People Fail You

6 Principles When People Fail You

People will fail you, but God never will. I said this to a friend when she sought my advice. I feared I would fail her because I knew my limitations, and she had already been betrayed and disappointment by so many people. I knew if she sought God over me, He...
The Most Precious Gift You Already Have

The Most Precious Gift You Already Have

I end the day with thanks, realizing how often I forget to praise God for what is.   In the gap between praying about worry and crisis, we fail to simply give thanks.   For the simple things. In the gap between praying about worry and crisis, we fail to simply give...