Category Archives: Women Authors

The Hands that Never Make Mistakes

“If a Christian carves for himself, he’ll cut his own fingers.” – a Puritan proverb Our God has hands better than our own to trust. Hands that are . . . · Holding us up. “Your right hand upholds me.” … Continue reading

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Measurable Goals

“Teach us to number our days and recognize how few they are; help us to spend them as we should” Psalm 90:12 Having measurable goals is good because life is short. Striving to reach your goals is good. Jesus knew … Continue reading

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People Need Loving

“People need loving the most when they deserve it the least.” The above quote by John Harrigan has become a principle of life for me.  At the same time, it’s one of the hardest things for most of us to … Continue reading

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Who Can I Trust?

“My soul finds rest in God alone. He alone is my rock.” Psalm 62:1 Fidelity. Security. Trust.  It’s no surprise that many institutions through which we invest millions of dollars have names signifying certainty or confidence. Why would we allow … Continue reading

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Sincere Smile

“A soft answer turns away wrath, but harsh words cause quarrels.” Proverbs 15:1 Carol was a defiant woman.  Pride was her armor.  And anger was her companion.  She was a political activist.  She actually enjoyed wielding her fury. People cowered … Continue reading

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Called to be What He Made

“Bring my sons from afar and my daughters from the ends of the earth — everyone who is called by my name, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed and made.” Isaiah 43:6-7 I remember talking to one … Continue reading

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Broken but Made Beautiful

It would seem to me that we are all in the potter’s house being shaped and molded.  God holds us in his hand and molds us through the different experiences in life.  Sometime he makes little changes and other times he fills the cracks and closes them up. Continue reading

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ABBA

Abba, Father: Thought: Picture yourself, no matter your age, crawling on Abba’s lap to receive His comfort, love and guidance. It’s okay. None of us are ever too old or self-efficient to not need that! Continue reading

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It Is Not The End!

“As your days, so shall your strength be.” Deuteronomy. 33:25 We all go through periods of life when we feel we cannot go on. It can be a loved ones’ terminal illness (or your own), death of a precious person, … Continue reading

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It’s All about Control

Father, it is my prayer that You will infuse those that are struggling in this area with inner strength. Your Word declares that You are a perfect help in the time of trouble. May they find the grace needed to keep it together when they want to lash out or act unseemly. May they find the grace needed to maintain their peace in the midst of turmoil. Heal the root issues that keep bringing them back to this response. Open the eyes of their understanding today, In Jesus name Amen. Continue reading

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No Fear in God’s Hiding Place

Be blessed in the name of the one who will never forsake you, as He says to you:
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.For I am the LORD, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you.  
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But How Does it End?

Prayer: Lord Jesus, I long for the perfect ending, but I’m so often distracted from the joy you have for me. Then I lose heart. May I humbly ask You to help me turn my attention to the joy ahead which you have prepared and planned for me. Amen. Continue reading

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Light on My Path

When doubt, discouragement, depression or fear drags our spirits to the depths… we need to look at what paths our thoughts have been running down. “Praise the Lord O my soul, all my inmost being, praise His holy name.” Amen! Continue reading

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Sitting on the Fence

“Chose you this day, whom you will serve” Joshua 24:15 “I have decided that sitting on the fence is not a God thing,” I told my family. In real life everyday situations, much evil has continued because people are afraid … Continue reading

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God’s Discipline

Who loves his child more—the father who allows the child to do what will harm him, or the one who corrects, trains, and even punishes the child to help him learn what is right?  Discipline may feel like punishment, but let us remember God’s discipline is a sign of his deep love for us. Continue reading

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