Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.Matthew 5:4 When was the last time you mourned over someone or something? There are days my heart is heavy over the things I see in this world--in politics, in the church, or in our country. I have mourned over the death of family members and … Continue reading Joy Comes in the Mourning
Are you on Twitter or heard of #Healthyfaith Twitter chat? You can find it when you click on Explore and enter #Healthyfaith. The topics on #Healthyfaith vary from night to night, but each leader has a different topic for at least 8 weeks. Recently, on Thursday nights, we led our #Healthyfaith chat on the Beatitudes. … Continue reading The Poor in Spirit
And His delight shall be in the fear of the LORD.Isaiah 11 Happy New Year! 2020 was a rough year, let's expect 2021 to be better--Lord willing, it will be. It has been a while since I have been on my blog. So many things have been going on. My publisher released my Bible study, Jewels … Continue reading Smelling the Fear of the LORD
You may have heard there are 365 "Fear not!" in the Bible--one for every day of the year. Fear is a stronghold. A stronghold is like an iceberg--the sea of our thoughts and emotions hide the majority of it. The ten percent we show to those around us is no indication of its depth and … Continue reading Fear has a Voice, but We don’t have to Listen to it!
Signing my book contract! I am so excited, and I wanted to share it with all of you who have not seen my FB page! I wrote about my Bible study, The Jewels of Hebrews, last week in the post called Gift of Gab. Mt. Zion Ridge Press will publish it in December 2020. Yay!! … Continue reading Signing the Contract!
As I was driving home this weekend from my sister's house, I saw a sign on the overpass with the words, "Are you breathing?" Obviously this sign referred to the senseless death of George Floyd. But, as I thought about it, I also realized that Covid-19 took away the breath of many people. As we … Continue reading Breathe
Has God healed you from an illness, injury, or some other condition? Do you believe God heals today? In my Bible study, Jewels of Hebrews, I wrote about Jesus/Yeshua healing us body, soul, and spirit. I had someone proofread two chapters for me and surprised me when she suggested I remove the part about Yeshua … Continue reading Is Healing for Real?
This past weekend was Pentecost or the Feast of Shavuot. It is celebrated fifty days after Passover and the death of Jesus/Yeshua. In the Christian church we think of it as the day the Holy Spirit was given to the disciples waiting in the upper room. But the first Pentecost occurred for a different reason. … Continue reading A Sign and Seal
Today's post is a little different for me. It's a poem which comes from a friend, Brita Alaburda, who is very artistic and has a love for words. She loves God, people, poetry, and chocolate cake (: among other things. She is also a fellow Word Weaver. Please let her know what you think of … Continue reading When I Sin
Have you ever had a very sick child? Or maybe you found out your child would be diabetic, deaf, blind, autistic, or have some type of disability. Since my son was premature, he didn't hit developmental milestones on time. He was taking his time crawling; he rolled everywhere he wanted to go. We held his … Continue reading Lord, help my unbelief