Encourage Each Other

"Don’t use foul or abusive language. Let everything you say be good and helpful, so that your words will be an encouragement to those who hear them." (Ephesians 4:29, NLT) I have seen how, if someone is criticized and belittled, they want to give up. It breaks them. It causes them to actually NOT work... Continue Reading →

The Little Foxes

I have learned the hard way. Foxes will stalk their prey for days...weeks even. They study their habits. They learn the weaknesses of their prey. See a fox - scare it away - it will return. You must catch it. You must eliminate it. Or it will kill. A single fox can take out an... Continue Reading →

Why Are You Downcast Oh My Soul

Written by Anna Sojourning   My depressed thoughts would go like this: "I want to be alone, but I don't want to be lonely.  I'm afraid of failure, but I feel unable to do anything anything.  I know I should be peaceful and happy, but I just want to fall on the floor and lay... Continue Reading →

WHEN You Fall

New years often bring resolutions for change, whether to stop a “bad” habit or to start a new “good” habit.   So often we start out strong, only to find ourselves fail shortly thereafter.   Thinking of all of this got me thinking about a familiar passage of scripture, found in Matthew (14:25-31a, NLT):  ... Continue Reading →

The Joy of the Lord Is My Strength

Written by Casey Johnson   Joy. We sing about joy often. Joy to the World. Ode to Joy. I’ve Got the Joy, Joy, Joy.  These are a few examples.  We talk about joy. But what does joy mean? Many misunderstand that joy=happiness and happiness=joy. Sadly, with this misunderstanding many good people miss a wonderful gift... Continue Reading →

My Testimony (Kasmira Jensen)

Written by Kasmira Jensen   How much can a person handle? That is a question asked all too often, whether we ask it of ourselves or we wonder about someone we’ve seen a news story. The answer simply boils down to whether or not we have factored God into the equation. For me, looking back,... Continue Reading →

Sweep Away the Dirt

[separator top="25" bottom="25" style="shadow"] "I have swept away your sins like a cloud. I have scattered your offenses like the morning mist. Oh, return to Me, for I have paid the price to set you free." (Isaiah 44:22, NLT) [separator top="25" bottom="25" style="shadow"] [separator top="25" bottom="25" style="shadow"] One day I was sweeping the floor. My... Continue Reading →

Pour out Your Heart

[separator top="25" bottom="25" style="shadow"] "O my people, trust in Him at all times. Pour out your heart to Him, for God is our refuge." (Psalm 62:8, NLT)   I believe God is calling us to a time of honestly before Him.   How can He begin to do a work in me until I am... Continue Reading →

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