Prayer Is Not Enough

Several weeks ago, someone from my church was complaining about how we are not doing enough. His exact words were: "we don't need to pray anymore, we need to start working". I am still a little hazy about what he means by that, but his message on prayer was loud and clear. Prayer is not…

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But what can I do?

Water for Camels

Most social workers know the analogy of the old man and the starfish. As the story goes: a young woman, jogging along the sea shore, stopped when she came across a strange scene. The beach, she observed, was covered with starfish, having been thrust upon the sand by violent waves. Unable to live outside of the sea, those tossed furthest away were dead or dying. There were so many of them she feared to count. More curiously, an old man was slowly picking up the still moving starfish, one at a time, and tossing them back into the sea. She approached the elderly gentleman and asked him, “Why are you doing this? The numbers are too large to save them all. Your action will not make a difference”. He smiled at her and tossed another starfish into the churning sea. Then he replied, “it made a difference to this one”.

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Against Your Past

Every Thursday, I have been sharing one of ten strategies that Satan uses against us from Priscilla Shirer's book Fervent. So far, I have covered: Against Your Passion, Against Your Focus, Against Your Identity, Against Your Family. This Thursday, I wasn't able to post. 😦 To be honest, I was feeling so drained.  My job isn't easy. Being a wife…

Testimony Tuesday: DWJD

On Wednesday I had a dream that I was in my church praying when God began to minister to me using the parable of the Wheat & The Tares in Matthew 13. On Friday, I decided to share what God had given me with our church. It went well, for the most part. My messages…

Against Your Family

All of our marriages and families are a huge deal. Yours and mine... Because each one is a billboard for the eternal, unchangeable love story between God and humankind. Each of their successes or failures is of great importance, both in God's eyes and, therefore, in our enemy's eyes. In other words, our families are…