God doesn’t promise a day without problems, or moments without trials, but aligned with Him, He promises a satisfied soul. On one very hot summer day, my keyboard began to feel sticky. The air conditioner decided to stop working. And, in the Florida summer heat, my energy was melting into drops of worry. What if […]


It’s a perfectly sunny, almost-spring day and I’m walking through my cute little home… and I’m worrying. Worrying about the fact that we should really have our roof replaced this summer. And how much is that going to cost? This went on for awhile, until I remembered that worry sucks (the joy out of life) […]


Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. Hebrews 12:1 This verse makes me […]


The Invisible Tails Series, written and illustrated by Davy Liu, consists of five books. Each told from the animals’ perspective as eyewitnesses of some of the most compelling stories in history: Enchanted Tree Fire Fish Jordan’s Guest The Royal Feast The Giant Leaf At the age of 13 Davy Liu moved halfway across the world to […]


Are you looking for dynamic guests for your radio, podcast, or TV show? Thelma Wells, one of the original Women of Faith speakers, is re-branding herself as not only a women’s speaker, but a generational speaker.


“Howbeit Jesus suffered him not, but saith unto him, Go home to thy friends, and tell them how great things the Lord hath done for thee, and hath had compassion on thee.” Mark 5:19 After calming the storm, a demon possessed man ran to Jesus on the shore. Jesus freed the man from the demons […]


I spoke recently to a friend who is super-efficient, incredibly capable, and the rock on which her boss relies. But as we talked, she confessed to being motivated by guilt thinking, I should do this. I must do that. If I don’t, then who will—and then what? If I’m serving the Lord then I have to say […]


We have all loved someone who is breaking our heart. Being sucker punched by a loved one is exactly how that feels. The very ones we would take a bullet for can sometimes pull the trigger. We’ve all been there. The feeling is indescribable. The pain is so deep we cannot seem to overcome it. […]

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“Do not be discouraged.” Easier said than done, right? Especially when someone squashes your dream. Or questions your ability. Or criticizes your work. Or has more success than you do. Or when failure knocks you right up the side of the head. It doesn’t take much to make us feel the sting of discouragement. A […]


Flying through Chicago airport recently I heard a woman shouting at the Boarding Agent. Everyone swiveled around to see what was happening. I didn’t catch the reason for her angry outburst but she had no intention of keeping it to herself. After taking her abuse for so long, the Agent locked up his desk and […]


While driving by a senior living center the other day, a sense of guilt, wrapped with compassion, overwhelmed me. The seniors in our society today seem to get the short end of the stick. More and more, we see our seniors being ignored, put out to pasture to just fade into the good night. We […]


And walk in love, [esteeming and delighting in one another] as Christ loved us and gave Himself up for us, a slain offering and sacrifice to God [for you, so that it became] a sweet fragrance. Ephesians 5: 2 Everyone wants to be loved and unconditionally accepted, especially by that special someone. However, all the romance […]


I didn’t send out a blog at the beginning of this month. I’ve been waiting for inspiration. And waiting. And waiting. I have no desire to fill up a page or a stage with words that “will do” when they really don’t. To a creative mind, inspiration is a valued and rare gift. We wait […]


A few days ago, I sat at my desk, sipping my morning fruit and veggie smoothie, and with each sip, I delighted in my favorite Bible verses. All of them nourished my soul. But when I read this one, the message lingered in my head, urging me to dig deeper. “Commit to the LORD whatever […]


The coast of Caesarea Philippi is a city that was established by Greeks. They were a Hellenistic group of people and the community there was focused on the worship of the god named Pan. This was considered to be the most idolatrous place in all of Galilee. Even to this day it is still a […]


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