This old, stained, scarred table of ours has heard the secrets and troubles of many hearts, catching tears on its surface as we shared struggles and sought the LORD for help. As I wash the surface, I wonder how many plates of food have been served here.… Read More Joyful Hospitality
I don’t know why these difficult times are here, but I am striving to learn from them; holding onto Joy as tightly as I possibly can… Read More Time is Filled with Swift Transition
He is not far from each one of us. “For in Him we live, and move, and have our being.” (Acts 17:27-28 NIV Version of the Bible)
At the least beautiful moments of my life, I have been encouraged by strangers. Embarrassing times. Times when I feel that I have utterly failed. One such stranger uttered a small phrase, “This too, shall pass.”… Read More Unsuspected Encouragement
I have discovered a wonderful thing. When I am at my lowest, I read scriptures, or recite (Out Loud) passages I have memorized and the devil must flee! … Read More Lies and Traps
This year, we talked many times about how to use appropriate scriptures in the proper way to help guide others, if they are open to this. How humbling, and how exciting to know that one’s children are able to do so at a young age!… Read More Do Hard Things
We must call on GOD to strengthen us in raising godly children, and in telling others about the salvation that comes through Jesus only.
“For our battle is not against flesh and blood,
but against the rulers, against the powers,
against the world forces of this darkness,
against the spiritual forces of wickedness
in the heavenly places.”
Blaine with his cousins in PA
Did you ever have a feeling that the enemy was trying to interfere with your best plans? We are at war with the deceiver, Satan. He and his forces are battling for the hearts and souls of our children. The enemy will try to discourage, deceive, and disarm us all. We must call on GOD to strengthen us in raising godly children, and in telling others about the salvation that comes through Jesus only. Our spiritual armor must be put on everyday (Ephesians 6:13-17). We MUST ask God to protect us and those we love from the evil one.
Mothers, please pray for eyes to see all the sides of our battles (spiritual and otherwise). Pray for protection for our children, and for those we are trying to win to Christ. The LORD is amply able to crush the enemy’s lies and traps. He is able to make mighty warriors for His Kingdom! … Read More When the Enemy Interferes…