Thunderstorms 

I was talking about storms with a friend tonight. Our community was under a severe storm warning. I told her why I’ve loved thunderstorms since I was a little girl. When I was about six years old, lightning struck our house. My parents’ bedroom caught fire. My room was next to theirs, at the top…

What Can You Know?

Last month my husband and I spent a week in Chattanooga studying 1 John, 2 John, and 3 John at a Precept Ministries International Spring Study Program.  I love these intensive study programs!  As part of the study, we made list of what we can know according to 1 John. The author states clearly that…

My Friends 

I have friends who have had miscarriages.  I have friends who have had stillbirths.  I have friends who lost a baby to SIDS.  I have friends whose child drowned.  I have friends whose child died from cancer.  I have friends whose child died in a tornado.  I have friends whose child died from suicide. I…

Long Time Waiting

If you have been praying for someone… If you have loved ones you wish would turn from their sin… If it seems to have been so long… I want to encourage you.  Don’t give up!  Trust God.  Pray without ceasing.  You are not alone. God hears your prayers.  My mom was a bitter, abusive drunk.…

The Timehop Trap

Nathan played sports with one of our sons. This post is full of wisdom. “This has been one of the consistent marketing taglines that the app Timehop has used to reel people in. The app is super awesome. Every day you can check into the app and see all that you’ve posted on social media…