You’d think we’d pray…

“I have given her in marriage to seven men, all of whom were kinsmen of ours, and all died on the very night they approached her.” – Tobit 7:11 If you were marrying someone whose previous husbands all died on their wedding nights, what would you do? You’d think you’d pray, but obviously, none of the dead husbands thought of that. You’d think we’d pray at the time of death. However, this is an unprecedented…

"You’d think we’d pray…"

Where has all the hatred gone?

     I was at a Woman of God conference when I sat down and opened up my journal to write. The title I wrote down was “When will healing come?” I felt that it was the appropriate place to meditate on the feelings and emotions that I was feeling at the moment. After writing down the title I put my journal away to listen to a speaker and didn’t think about it again until the…

"Where has all the hatred gone?"

Lessons I’ve Learned

        There was time in my life when I allowed another’s lies to define who I was.        That was a lifetime ago; and that time has ended.        I don’t know why God put this on my heart today. Maybe with all the violence and ugliness going on in the world, we all need to be reminded to love one another. Maybe someone needed the message I had to impart.…

"Lessons I’ve Learned"

"Xmas" or "Christmas"? An interesting tidbit. Did YOU know?

Thanks to this post from Grammar Girl!   Many listeners have asked about the origin and appropriateness of “Xmas.” Retailers have long been accused of secularizing Christmas by using “Xmas” in signs and advertisements; therefore, I suspect many of you will be surprised to learn that “Xmas” has a religious origin. In Greek, the letter “chi” is written as an X, and chi is the first letter of the Greek word for “Christ.” Greeks sometimes abbreviated “Christ”…

""Xmas" or "Christmas"? An interesting tidbit. Did YOU know?"

Lessons I've Learned

There was time in my life when I allowed another’s lies to define who I was.        That was a lifetime ago; and that time has ended.        We learn, as Christians, to see Jesus when we look at people; but how many of us actually have that thought running rampant through our mind every second of our busy days?        My former mother-in-law never missed an opportunity to voice to my mother that she told her son he should…

"Lessons I've Learned"