My father died slowly—nine excruciating months after being diagnosed with a brain tumor. When well-meaning friends tried to comfort me with “it is God’s will,” I was furious. Surely God did not intend such torture for my father or his family. We had prayed constantly and worked for a cure with everything that Western medicine… Read More
Enough of Harry. Let’s open the Encouragement Door.
Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty. Psalm 91:1, NLT
In 1965, The Impressions released this song, People Get Ready, written by Curtis Mayfield. People get ready, there’s a train a comin’ You don’t need no baggage, you just get on board All you need is faith, to hear the diesels hummin’ Don’t need no ticket, you just thank the Lord So people get ready,… Read More
There are snow many winter puns. Q. How does a snow many get around?A. He rides an icicyle. Grandma’s been staring through the window ever since it started to snow. If it gets any worse I’ll have to let her in.
Unless you are a farmer or a bird-watcher, you may not be familiar with this concept. When danger or weather threatens, the parent bird covers her chicks to keep them safe and warm. Read this Psalm and picture yourself safe and cozy, tucked under the protection of the God of the universe. We praise you,… Read More
Does researching an historical novel sound like a dull task? I have found it to be anything but tedious. Today’s gem is going to be about henna and women’s monthly cycles—amazing what you can find out. History is anything but stuffy and boring. According to Leviticus 15, physical separation of women was required during menstruation (or… Read More