God Is Speaking – Are You Listening?

God Is Speaking – Are You Listening?

God Is Speaking – There are so many ways to communicate, yet, there are also many ways communication can go wrong. I am reminded of that every time my husband and I disagree on something. Sometimes, we end up realizing we were both saying the same thing — only in two...
The Price You Pay – A Devotional

The Price You Pay – A Devotional

Have you ever bought something and almost instantly regretted it because the item was not worth the price paid? It happened to me just recently, when I purchased a pricey kitchen appliance that should have made my life better, but ended up not even working. When it...
Fight to Win

Fight to Win

I am the first female born of all my cousins, and the second child after my brother. During family reunions, I paid the price for that. The boys would tag team to torment me, the only girl. Out of a sheer need to survive, I became a crafty little one. From then on, I...
When Your Finances affect Your Testimony

When Your Finances affect Your Testimony

Lately my baby was fighting a cold. Her tiny nose was stuffed and she was struggling to both feed and breathe. She’d eat voraciously for a few seconds then would give up her bottle searching for air. That would be until her hunger pangs got the best of her, and then...
He Rejoices Over You

He Rejoices Over You

The temperature was just right, a summer evening like I love them. My pal and I sat outside with our friends, amused, as they bombarded us with questions they couldn’t keep to themselves. “You are young and healthy, and you’ve got your life ahead of yourself. What is...
Know, Affirm, Share

Know, Affirm, Share

“Paul then stood up in the meeting of the Areopagus and said: “People of Athens! I see that in every way you are very religious. For as I walked around and looked carefully at your objects of worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: to an unknown god. So,...
How to Feel Complete

How to Feel Complete

One evening, when my infant daughter’s voice rose into a loud wail, I passed her over to my husband, and retreated to the farthest room in the house. I closed the door behind me, and curled up on the floor sobbing. I mean, really, cry the ugly cry. She had not been...
Are You Afraid to Live?

Are You Afraid to Live?

Imagine standing at the top of a mountain, looking as far as your eyes can see and gazing at luscious green mountains, valleys covered in trees and living creatures.  The sky, a tapestry of soft pink hues, caressing the morning as the day is rising. Take a deep...
God Can Break Every Chain

God Can Break Every Chain

We can all agree that life has its ups and downs. There are times when it’s hard just to take another breath, and other times when our biggest concern is not being stuck in traffic, trying to get to work on time.  What about those days when you seem to be battling an...