You will say these words more than once in your life, “I didn’t see that coming!” Your best efforts in life cannot stop unexpected occurrences, and they bring out the best or worst in us. A sudden tragedy or catastrophic event reveals courage or stark terror. In the midst of high pressure, some stand and … More I Didn’t See that Coming!
“But if he says to you, ‘I will not go out from you,’ because he loves you and your household, since he is well-off with you, then you shall take an awl, and put it through his ear into the door, and he shall be your slave forever” (Duet. 15:16-17). Shackled There is a chain … More Shackled
The Dead Sea – With salinity of over 34%, this is one of the saltiest bodies of water in the world. It is also one of the most popular places for resorts. The salt waters have great healing benefits. The shoreline here is rimmed with salt. “You are the salt of the earth. But … More Death by Low Salt
They Know Something About God We Don’t “Above him were seraphim, each with six wings: With two wings they covered their faces, with two they covered their feet, and with two they were flying. And they were calling to one another: ‘Holy, holy, holy is the LORD Almighty;’” (Isaiah 6:2-3 KJV). Seraphim means “the burning … More Making Your Mark in the Kingdom
In this post-modern world and sadly in the Church one of the first big hurdles to leap when speaking of the prophetic is the strong disbelief that God still uses the prophet and the prophetic message. The second hurdle is that Christians can all prophesy. Let’s take a look. The gift of prophecy is one … More Five Purposes of Prophecy
I have heard younger women say frequently and regrettably that they never had an older woman to mentor them. This made me sad, and as I began to meditate on this disappointment that arose in conversation too often, one thought kept returning. Most people, not just women, have had plenty of mentors in life; but … More Four Myths about Mentoring
Years ago, syndicated advice columnist, Ann Landers offered guidance for free to Americans needing some third-party insight into famial and social problems. And she became a legend in her day — a cultural icon — synonymous with modern-day social experts like Dr. Phil or Dr. Laura. Her popularity grew because her readers applied her suggestions … More Breaking the Devil’s Back On… Jealousy