A Closer Walk: Victory Over Depression

I had been told for years that depression was simply part of my family’s DNA. I had accepted those statements as fact, without questioning, so the depression I was experiencing didn’t surprise me. Indeed, I had almost expected it. It was part of our family history, like some genetic trait that couldn’t be escaped; could…

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A Closer Walk: Getting To Know Someone

I knew “the basics” about Someone called The Holy Spirit: Comforter, Teacher, Guide. The Third Person of the Trinity. I knew, too, that He would “whisper” to me on occasion. The Still Small Voice mentioned in the Bible, 1 Kings 19.   I would hear these faint whispers from time to time, usually while I…

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A Closer Walk: Good News Daughter

I am a daughter who loved her dad. But here’s the thing. My Father was not good at expressing his feelings or the things that really mattered to him, and that deeply affected our relationship, and how we related to one another. Unfortunately, for both of us, because my dad had a dysfunctional relationship with his parents, there wasn’t anything in…

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The Gift

  Some things matter in this life. Many things don’t. Figuring out what does, and doesn’t, makes all the difference in how you finish. Many of us have had a rough start. We don’t have any control over that. But it’s how you finish that will tell your real story. How will you finish? We…

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My Good News

    “O Crier of Good News.” that’s you. (Yes, it is.) Nevermind your arguments. Besides, I’ve heard them all, and more than once! Not today. No excuses. No reasonings. No fears. No. Let’s just sit down together and for once quietly discuss this. First, I know your fears—every single one. Why discuss those again?…

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Three Doors

There are three doors in this life. Three ultimate choices. (And here’s the deal.) To not choose is to choose the brown door. We’ll call that door: REJECT. You can choose to reject everything the bible teaches. Everything a life given to Jesus Christ is. (Yep, your choice.) God gives this choice to each and every…

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The Choice Everyone Must Make

So we come to a fork in the road. “Which way from here?” you might ask. Good question, but my answer to you is another question… What do you want? You can stay on the road you’re on. No surprises there. Your ruts are familiar. Comfortable… though perhaps more than a little, ummmmmmm… boring? No changes…

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My Cross

Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. Psalm 51:1 KJV ~~~ In all my woe I ran to Man Hoping for successful plan “Show me options, and a way, To fix my broken life today.” ~~~ But nothing could they do…

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