Category Archives: Spiritual Growth

Continued Release From Shame

If I had a party and no one came, it would trigger a great deal of shame. This thought went through my mind as I sat at a local coffee shop where the monthly writers group meeting I lead takes place. A … Continue reading

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My Heavenly Home

A number of years ago, God brought me to a verse as I searched for truths from Scripture which would bring comfort to my soul during a difficult period. Each of these verses contained the word “comfort.” “…and so always … Continue reading

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Lord, What About My Prodigal?

Once again I continue to think about a certain prodigal a lot lately—perhaps because she recently celebrated a birthday. I long for her to be “home,” so I can say to her, “Let’s pray about that,” and then pray together … Continue reading

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His Love Never Fails Repost

Today I’m reposting a blog I first posted on July 3, 2012. As I re-read it today, I saw I still need to grow in loving like the Lord. My goal remains to draw near to the Him, so instead … Continue reading

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God Heard Me

“I feel so down today,” I said out loud. “Lord, please help me,” I added, as I drove out of the parking lot after work. Maybe lack of sleep could explain my emotions. Perhaps it was the sad cases I … Continue reading

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What Is At The Core?

“Before he can be delivered from drugs, he needs to find out what’s at the core,” said the woman at my Bible study after I shared with the group about a loved one’s battle with drug addiction. This woman who … Continue reading

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Keep Your Focus on the Lord

“Keep your focus on the Lord.” Those words came from a priest who recently visited an elderly couple I know. Before he came to their home they felt desperate—the man because he frantically focused on his finances and financial losses … Continue reading

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