Category: Book Reviews

Edifying in LOVE~

Relationship: A particular type of connection existing between people related to or having dealings with each other. When we have a relationship with someone, we talk to them, see them. We communicate our feelings. They know my heart. I know their heart. We laugh together. We cry together. We grow together. We pray together. We…

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Embrace the cracks~

Have you ever been rejected? How did it make you feel? Life is about going for things. And when we do, rejection is always a possibility. Feeling rejected is the opposite of feeling accepted. But being rejected (and we all will be at times) doesn’t mean someone isn’t liked, valued, or important. It just means…

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Good days and bad days….

There are days you wake up feeling bigger than life! You are on a natural high!! Then the very next day, you wake up feeling helpless, hopeless, and worthless! You may feel that if you had the strength, you would bury yourself forever. Both of these experiences are natural, normal, and to be expected. They…

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What is my purpose in Christ?

          “For I know the plans I have for you, declare the Lord; …. to give you hope and a future.” [ Jeremiah 29:11 ] :: God’s Promise REQUIRES our FULL 100% COOPERATION. Ambassadors for Christ… Many believers in the body of Christ are not sure what their purpose is. Here‘s…

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Shine on!

My pastor always uses this phrase and i just love it. Shine on! Be the light for all to see! There is more to life than meets the eye! There will be some days and situations where you do and give your best, your all, with the best intentions, and what you get in return…

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Blessing of closure!

I found myself in a very interesting conversation this week with a dear client and had to share. We were talking about people in general and how some people like to end one relationship and start another right away without missing a beat. All great events cast a shadow before them, and so many of…

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Power in Gods Word!

Bless the Lord, you His angels, who excel in strength, who do His word, heeding the voice of His word. Psalm 103:20 Notice that the verse says that angels are “heeding the voice of His word”. Now, who gives voice to God’s Word? We do! Each time we speak God’s Word, we give voice to…

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Open up your heart~

Have you been hurt? Really really hurt? So hurt you can’t trust anyone. Don’t want to trust anyone! You’ve built a wall around your heart and you’ve been there so long you’ve decorated the inside. I know the feeling. I’ve been there. Sometimes i catch myself still trying to run to that place. But i…

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Ten deadly sins of the tongue~

Normally when we think about evil things people do, we think about those who abuse alcohol, those who steal, those who are involved in some form of immorality, those who murder, those who are violent and abuse others physically. But how often do we think about all the evil that is done through the use,…

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How strong is your faith?

I recently heard a sermon on faith and the story of Job in the bible and it brought me back to when i first got saved. When we start living for God; it makes the devil mad! He does not like it! If you havent had any trials; they are coming. I didnt fully comprehend…

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The annointing of the Holy Spirit~

The Anointing of the Holy Spirit is the life-blood of any Minister. Without the Anointing, the Minister is incapable of ministering to the children of God. Without the anointing of the Holy Spirit, the words of the Minister are powerless against the mountains in this life. The Christian can get some guidance from simply reading…

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The power of prayer.

The greatest mystery of prayer is that it joins people on the earth with the heart of God in heaven! Prayer is spiritual and it goes into the unseen realm it brings things out of the unseen realm into the realm we can see and into the world around us, right where we live. When…

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Why do devotionals?

Have you ever had anyone in your family ask you these questions. “Why are you always reading those books?” or “Why are you always doing those devotionals?”  I know i have in the past. Some people who just don’t understand the value of a good devotional and how it can change your heart and your focus…

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It’s all about L.O.V.E!

The Message (MSG) 1 Corinthians 13 The Way of Love ( the message) 1 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don’t love, I’m nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. 2If I speak God’s Word with power, revealing all his mysteries and making everything plain as day, and if I…

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The perfect storm…

A perfect Storm…this is what i call Marriage! Our mutual brokeness plays off of each other so prefectly it’s frightening. It’s like throwing a dog and a cat in a dryer. It is absolutely mad! Why would God do such a thing? Because marriage is a divine conspiracy. It is a conspiracy divinely arranged with…

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