Category Archives: Women Authors

Hanging on By a Thread

“So be content with who you are, and don’t put on airs. God’s strong hand is on you; he’ll promote you at the right time. Live carefree before God; he is most careful with you. 8-11 Keep a cool head. … Continue reading

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The Peace of God

“Be careful for nothing; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.” Philippians … Continue reading

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Reassurance

“This is my command – be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.”  Joshua 1:9 The Book of Joshua opens by announcing that Moses is dead. The … Continue reading

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Don’t Think Too Much

“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God.” Isaiah 41:10 I am a “worst-case scenario” thinker. No matter what the situation, I can always jump to a horrible conclusion. A … Continue reading

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Sit Down and Listen

“Let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance.“ Proverbs 1:5 Winston Churchill said, “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak: courage is also what it takes to sit down and … Continue reading

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You are Not Alone

“Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.” Deuteronomy 31:6 It took a lot of courage for my family … Continue reading

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Awesome God

“Great are the works of the LORD, studied by all who delight in them. Full of honor and majesty is his work, and his righteousness endures forever.  Psalm 111:2-3 We were so busy.  The demands on our time during the … Continue reading

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His Magnificent Presence

His is a very near presence that we will know, When we draw close to Him. In a conversation with a friend who just recently finished several months of chemo sessions, she talked about the deep and intimate closeness to … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Deceived

“Dear friends, do not believe everyone who claims to speak by the Spirit. You must test them to see if the spirit they have comes from God. For there are many false prophets in the world. This is how we … Continue reading

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Get Back Up Again

“And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.” 2 Corinthians … Continue reading

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Courage to Draw Near

Father God, So many things distract me and You often seem far away in my day to day reality. Help me to use the exercise daily of opening my hands and having You show me what I need to wash out of my life. Continue reading

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Is My Heart God’s Resting Place?

Is God’s dwelling in your heart undisturbed? What about when the window of your parked vehicle is smashed and everything of value is taken? Does God want to rest in your heart then? What about when a child or friend is making a wrong choice? Continue reading

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DARE

A few years ago, I kicked New Year’s resolutions to the curb. I was tired of the guilt, of never making it past January with even one resolution. Instead, each year I choose one word to focus on, with the hope that God would develop it in my life. Continue reading

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Grace to Keep on Yielding

“For God is at work within you, helping you want to obey him, and then helping you do what he wants” Philippians 2:13 We were at a garden market choosing flowers for our garden. For 49 years of our marriage … Continue reading

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Hope that Makes Us Bold

“Therefore, since we have such a hope, we are very bold.” 2 Corinthians 3:12 The hope Paul describes in 2 Corinthians is the unchanging truth of the gospel. Continue reading

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