Category Archives: Spiritual Growth

Stand Firm in 2018

A new year. A fresh start. A renewed sense of anticipation.   New problems. Fresh pressures. Resurrected heartaches.   I faced both lists in these early days of 2018.   A part of me wants to give up, abandon hope, … Continue reading

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My Gratitude Journal for 2017

Each year at the end of the old and the beginning of the new I make a “thank you” list to show my gratitude to the Lord for all the ways He blessed me in the previous year. This year … Continue reading

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Things Left Undone Repost

Because of a busy holiday season with relatives in town, once again I’m reposting a blog. This came from last year. Much of what I wrote then applies to me today—especially my challenge with procrastination. As I look forward to … Continue reading

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Repost of That’s Why He Came

Today I’m reposting a blog that I wrote in 2011 and which I posted last Christmas. I put in a new song selection at the end. This Christmas season I and others who face hardships need the reminder “That’s Why He … Continue reading

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Jesus, Emmanuel, God With Us

Not long ago someone I l know well and love complained to me about various physical ailments which annoyed him and limited activity, but were not life-threatening. “Have you prayed about these?” I asked. “God can heal you.” “I figure … Continue reading

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I Love The Word “Restore” Repost

Here is a repost of a blog I posted on December 10, 2010. I feel amazed at how God continues to work the miracle of restoration in my life and in the lives of loved ones. Lately I’ve been meditating … Continue reading

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Deliverance From Exiting

Recently as I composed my ABC prayer list for various behaviors and issues my family members (and myself) needed to be delivered from I thought, What should I put down for the letter “e?” The word “exiting” came to mind. … Continue reading

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