Today's Blessing

When we pray and seemingly do not see the answers we desire; it does not mean that God has not heard or that He isn’t working on our behalf, it simply means that God has a final outcome in mind and is accomplishing His plan in-between times. I know it is hard to keep your faith strong in these times, but don’t lose heart sweet mom. God is with you.

I have prayed for you… that your faith may not fail. (Luke 22:32, NIV)

Playing any sport forces you to persevere. Playing on a team produces cooperation. When my five children were young, we encouraged them to play all kinds of sports. Not really because of me, I might add, it was their Dad who loved sports and could play anything. Dejectedly, when I went to school, I was […]

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In Need Of Courage Today?  How could a blind climber scale Mr. Everest? I know, I couldn’t believe it to be true either. I listened with fascination as I watched his interview. To climb Mt. Everest with sight is a gruelling undertaking, but in darkness, with only a rope attached to someone else? His climb […]

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Staying Married for 60 Years I was at a wedding recently and heard the very-much-in-love bride and groom repeat their vows. I looked up the actual meaning of the word “vow”; to solemnly promise, to make a pledge or a personal commitment. Powerful words. “For better for worse, for richer for poorer, in sickness and […]

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Impossible Situation Just like unpredictable weather, there are impossible situations, sudden storms in life, that catch us by surprise. Perhaps during your educational journey something unexpected has emerged. Allow me to encourage you, God knows all about it and has the answer to your dilemma. He can work out your situation. Actually, let me tell […]

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Raising Teenagers Often parents shudder when they think of their children becoming a “teenager”. I’ve searched through the Bible and cannot even find the word teenager. There is mention of children and youth … but no “teenager”. Interesting. When my children were young, many well-meaning parents would say, “Oh, you just wait until they become teenagers”. […]

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