When Rejection Pierces Our Armor|3 Ways to Restore the Damage

Rejection can pierce the heart beyond repair, if we allow it. Everyone deals with rejection differently. There are those that let it bounce off their armor but there are the ones that let it puncture straight through to the heart. Our Creator fashioned each of us uniquely. We were all created with the capacity to …

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When “I am praying for you” Is a Reflex Reaction

We have all been there. That moment when the words, " I am praying for you", cascades out of our lips and showers a weary soul with comfort and relief. In our Christian life, it is almost a reflex reaction. We know that is what we are supposed to say. After all, that brother or sister is …

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Are you Covering Someone’s Nakedness?

Before your mind goes on a roller coaster of possibilities based on the title of this post let me explain. Naked carries a dual definition. The first we are all familiar with. The second is what we will focus on. a person or part of the body without clothes undisguised; blatant, as relating to behavior …

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Saved from Suicide

Suicide. In Christian and worldly realms it carries a stigma. A picture of damaged goods is painted. Every brush stroke ingrained with ideas and thoughts, interpretations and opinions. An ugly portrait of falsehoods and deception is the end product. We hand our brush over to another artist and a different picture comes to life. A …

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Are you a Christian by Word or by Deed?

Throughout our walk we diligently pray for our Father to use us. For that instance to have the Master utilize us as His earthly instruments. That moment to let our light shine on a dark world, for His glory. Well, my moment came two days before Christmas. I will never forget her face and the …

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Forget the Bumps in the Road. What About the Potholes?

You know those days, where nothing goes according to plan. It is an all out assault on your sanity and it is only 8:00 in the morning. We regress to our inner toddler and have a full-out temper tantrum. Then after said fit, we ashamedly return to our adult selves and realize that today is going …

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Please Read if You had a Bad Day Yesterday

Hey y'all, if a swipe or a click brings you to my little corner of the internet, please take a few minutes to look around. Encouragement might just come your way. It's roll call time. Who had a bad day yesterday? We are flesh and although we serve a mighty King, we have bad days. …

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Humility| 3 Ways to Make your High Horse Lame

I must admit I got a little chuckle out of the title myself. I use the term high horse more than I would like to own up to. I will say things like, "Look at so-and-so, they rode in on their high horse" or "get off your high horse". Just in case you find yourself reading …

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When God Makes A Way, Will You Follow?

Have you ever prayed for something with such intent and passion? This special request was all you could think of. But as time passed, this prayer petition became a little less thought of. Oh sure, in the back of your mind it was still alive but it wasn't center stage anymore. The answer of "not …

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Living Encouraged in a Discouraged World

The world is cooking up an all-you-can-eat buffet of sin to entice us with. As we patiently wait in line to see what God has on the menu for us, we may be tempted to indulge on a snack of discouragement. Discouragement is a lethal emotion that drenches our walk with God. Struggles with discouragement have …

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