The Blessed Assurances of Scripture

The Blessed Assurances of Scripture

I am enthralled by the stories of those who rise up to fight the overwhelming despair delivered by critical illness, financial ruin, grief, loss, or betrayal. How courageous they seem to me. My own mother-in-law has three times been victorious over different...
Back To School Prayer

Back To School Prayer

As our students go back to school –virtual, home school or classroom – we need to go back to prayer! In Luke 22, we see Jesus stepping aside from the intimate group to have a one on one with Peter.“Simon, Simon! Indeed, Satan has asked for you, that he may sift you as...

The Struggle of Anxiety

Anxiety is most often about what might be, not what is; yet, the struggle it brings is real.  So much to be grateful for; yet unsettled emotions nag at me with the many variables that are shouted in the media. The what if’s begin to crowd in, trying to knock my...

Rise up – Hear My voice!

Rise up, you women who are at ease, Hear my voice;   Isa 32:9 With renewed vigor, I sat down this morning with my Bible and began to read and pray through Scripture. The words “rise up” filled my mind, and I knew that 2020 was going to be a decade of adventure with...

Prayer and Fasting

by Diane Strack Prayer is not optional for any of us; rather it is the necessary spiritual air we breathe for life and health.  Fasting, however, is less discussed because it seems strange in such a decadent world of plenty.  This simple act of surrender in spirit and...