Almost twenty years ago, I knelt down next to my bed and prayed for more of the Holy Spirit. I prayed for my ears to hear Him as my friend heard Him. If the Lord had more of Himself to give me, more gifts of the Holy Spirit, despite my fears, I wanted more. I… Read More 7 Scriptures on the Holy Spirit and How He Helps Us
It happened so quickly. The words flew out of my mouth before I could lasso them back. And there was no putting the messy toothpaste verbal spew back into the tube it came from (my mouth.) I was tired. I didn’t mean to say those words! The minute I heard myself say it I thought,… Read More A Prayer for Those Messy Moments You Want to Take Back
I don’t like to worry, but I do. And I know God tells me not to . . .But I do! We all do, don’t we? It’s one of those yucky human afflictions. What do you worry about? I worry about my kids. I stress about my job and if I’m doing it well.… Read More A Prayer to Help Stop Worrying
Don’t Let Fear Win Every once in awhile I hear the radio announcer say, “You can trust God or be afraid, but you can’t do both.” It’s true. Yet fear plagues many of us who believe. Why is that? Is it because God is invisible? Do we fear because we’ve experienced so many problems or heartaches?… Read More How Do I Stop Being Fearful?
SOME OF THE GREATEST MEN AND WOMEN OF FAITH BATTLED DISCOURAGEMENT. One of them was Billy Graham. I love this quote from him: The fact that Billy Graham felt discouraged at times makes me feel better. If such a great evangelist who brought millions to faith in Jesus had his downhearted, frustrated, “I want… Read More 3 Ways to Battle Discouragement