In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. John 16:33 Is it really possible to prevent our hearts from hurting? Being rejected is a difficult pill to swallow. In most cases, it leaves that weird sensation of having something stuck in our throat. Each time we swallow, it’s there, reminding
Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak. Mark 14:38 Do you ever wonder why Eve took that first bite? What could have caused her to second-guess the God of the universe; her Creator; the One who loved her completely? The tree of
Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. James 5:16 We all have them – those moments we are not proud of. The times we lose it on our children despite our best efforts to be patient in hopes of setting an example of emotional control.
“Shouldn’t you have had mercy on your fellow servant as I had on you?” Matthew 18:33 How could this be happening again? I felt the well of bitterness and resentment begin to fill in the pit of my stomach. I thought I was past these all-too-familiar negative emotions. I had spent a year dedicating
But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. 1 Peter 3:14 Have you ever asked yourself, Did I make the right decision? Perhaps the Lord was calling you to trust Him; to step out in confidence, putting your faith into action. After seeking His wisdom through scripture and prayer, you
Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know. Jeremiah 33:3 I haven’t always been a morning person, but after having three boys, I found it to be the only part of the day granting peaceful silence. I rise before the sun, make my warm,
Concern overtook my heart as I entered the school to see one of my sons walking towards me, his eyes welling with tears. He sought comfort in my hug, pushing his face into my shirt. “What’s wrong?” I asked. “Malachai got a Rock Star”, he replied as the tears spilled out of his eyes onto