Tag Archives: Understanding the faith

Prayer Lifeline

I Prosper in All MY Relationships Relationships are important if you want to be a praying person. God uses you to intervene for those whom you’ve developed a friendship with or for those who are in your neighborhood. You can’t know that someone needs your prayers if you have not made yourself available to that […]

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I Live Under a Supernatural Protection

Touched By An Angel Has anyone ever encountered an angel … that you know of? Have you ever experienced something that seemed unexplainable? About 30 years ago, my husband and I, with our four children, were driving from Calgary to Winnipeg. The day was extremely hot and we were on a part of the highway […]

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Forget Me Not

This morning, I groggily rolled out of bed much earlier than I wanted to, my mind in a whirl about the writing projects on my plate. I tried reading a little but the lack of sleep only made me want to close my eyes again. I shuffled about, getting dressed, making my bed, and brewing […]

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Responsibility Comes First

I Walk in Ever Increasing Health We all know of many people who suffer untold pain from debilitating diseases and yet, they are strong believers who walk closely with the Lord. We ask ourselves, “Why?” Why are these good people afflicted? Why doesn’t God heal them? When the children at Sandy Hook Elementary were murdered, […]

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Once But Not Anymore

I Am Dead to Sin and Alive to Obeying God Years ago, my husband and I used to visit a juvenile detention center in Iowa where teens were incarcerated to protect them from themselves. They had strict rules of conduct to follow, counselors who were constantly watching to make sure they made right choices, and […]

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God’s Provision

God Richly Supplies All My Financial Needs Years ago, when our children were very young, a friend’s husband obeyed God’s call to seminary. At the time, they had three young girls and she was determined to remain a stay-at-home mom. They believed that if God wanted him there, He would provide. With college loans and […]

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Call to Pray

Has anyone heard the term Frankenstorm before? The airwaves are filled with it and long term forecasters, who believe weather is cyclical, say that this will not be the last. History has recorded it. I have never lost all I possess. I am grateful. I can’t imagine what the people devastated by this storm are […]

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More Than Bells; Devotions  on Prayer

  Most bikers understand the significance of a tiny bell hanging below the carriage of a motorcycle. Bikers who use them believe that this will keep them safe on the road. This devotional is about prayer, More Than Bells. We have the power, through a relationship with Almighty God, to affect the lives of ourselves […]

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Wise and Foolish

These last three attitudes that Jesus spoke about in His Sermon on the Mount seem to have a related theme. Wisdom. Jesus wants us to be wise in our choices, wise when listening to a teacher, wise when discerning truth from fiction, and wise when making decisions that affect our life. Long ago, Solomon asked […]

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Fruitful Actions

When was the last time you had any business dealings with someone who you knew went to church on Sunday, yet dealt with you in a shady manner? These are the kind of people who have two sets of standards, one for themselves and another for anyone else. They judge people way more harshly than […]

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