Weathering Storms

Storms usually come when we don’t expect them. In 2017, the United States experienced three major storms that brought massive rain, flooding, and devastation to Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico. Flooded streets left people stranded in their homes and many...
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How to Cultivate Joy in your Marriage

Inspire   Let’s face it, our lives are busy. We are under constant pressure to do more and more daily. The demands of raising young children, coupled with family, work, and other responsibilities are enough to stifle joy out of...
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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Thank you for rolling with me in 2017. Today marks the beginning of another New Year and an opportunity for a fresh start. My prayer for us in 2018 is that we will draw closer to Jesus...
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Abundance

  Inspire Back in October, while out walking, I saw in my mind a picture of a cluster of African oil palm fruits. As I processed this image, I realized that the image matched my word for 2017, “Abundance”. West...
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A Willing Spirit

Do you have a healthy relationship with exercise? I like to exercise regularly, but lately, it has been a struggle. A few days ago, as I prayed about this problem, I opened my Bible to Psalm 51. I read the...
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Confusion in the Enemy’s Camp

  Confusion in the enemy’s camp! It was a nice and cool day to hang out at the riverbed. A herd of buffalo had no idea that danger was near until a sudden attack by a lion pride. Pandemonium broke...
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How God Lifts the Pain of Rejection and Gives Hope

  Rejection stings. Have you ever felt rejected? I have. When we are not accepted by family members, friends, or colleagues we may experience rejection. For example, when a dad is too busy to give attention to his daughter, she...
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Share the Reason for your Hope

But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect. 1 Peter 3:15...
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Stop Grumbling, Start Trusting

  The other day I found myself asking, how long Lord, how long? I felt overwhelmed. It didn’t help that I was confined to the bed with flu. My head hurt and body ached like I had been run over...
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