Shut the Door

I have to begin here. In 2 Kings 4:33 (NLT): "He went in alone and shut the door behind him and prayed to the LORD." The beginning is to know what it means to shut the door. In this particular verse, translated from the Hebrew word sâgar, shut means to surrender. (Check out the entire... Continue Reading →

How do I move forward from here?

New years. New beginnings. Always filled with good intentions. Goals. Plans. How do I move FORWARD? "Stay alert; be in prayer so you don’t wander into temptation without even knowing you’re in danger. There is a part of you that is eager, ready for anything in God. But there’s another part that’s as lazy as... Continue Reading →

Hanging in There

Written by Mary Foulger The last time that I saw my son alive, I told him to go to hell. Of course, that was never what I wanted him to do, but I was so frustrated with him. I felt like he expected so much of his father and me, his mother, but so little... Continue Reading →

Morning Glories and Bindweeds

This is the time of year I begin to plan my vegetable garden. Soon will be planting season. For the last few years my garden has been taken over and choked out by morning glories.   Morning Glories - Weeds disguised as beautiful flowers.   They are hardy. They are tenacious. They are opportunistic. They... Continue Reading →

Faith Like a Child

"I cried unto the Lord with my voice, and He heard me out of His holy hill." (Psalm 3:4)   My 6-year-old had gotten into a predicament [she was okay, but she needed a little help]. She was on the other side of the house. She yelled for me to help her.   I couldn't... Continue Reading →

Sweep Away the Dirt

"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) One day I was sweeping the floor. My daughter, who was 3 years old at the time, was helping me... Continue Reading →

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