Archives for February 2018

The Cost Of Sacrifice

“I will not sacrifice to the Lord my God burnt offerings that cost me nothing.” – 2 Samuel 24:24 (NIV) Has God ever asked you to give something up as you seek to follow Him? Maybe He has been asking you now, or perhaps He has been asking you for a while. I am not sure what […]

A Changed Heart on Display

I was cold-hearted toward him in high school and treated him badly. If I could, I would apologize. That was my thought when my father told me he had seen an old boyfriend of mine, some fifteen years after our relationship ended. Lots of life had happened in those years. I was now married with […]

How to Find a Husband with God’s Help

Red rose petals strewn across a white marble floor, the sound of your stilettos, violinists playing the Bridal Chorus, the chocolate waterfall machine emitting heavenly scents . . . STOP! What’s missing? Oh yeah, you haven’t worked out the details on how to find a husband. While visions of sublime happiness revolve inside your head, […]

What Are You Carrying?

My three-year-old loves babies. And they are all named…Baby. Not too long ago she loaded them all up in her stroller and buggy, plus a couple hanging limply under her arms and headed downstairs. That was all routine for us. But this time, in her right hand she also had a baby carrier….without a baby. […]

For the Single and Discouraged

What happens when you feel stuck in the insecurity and loneliness that comes with living a single life? What do you do when rejection gets in the way of truly giving yourself to God? In her book, Savoring Single, Shelley Black points toward biblical truths that pull you out of discouragement and propel you into living […]