How to Pray Over Land

Prayerful Christians who walk and pray over the land see their area grow and thrive. We need to occupy our land. Frankly, if we've done prayer walks in the past, it's time to do it again because so much has changed. Many have moved to a new land, others have seen neighbors move in, and... Continue Reading →

The Cure for Fear

When a wave of fear hits us, it exposes what we most value. When fear takes over, it is all-consuming. That fear affects what we do and how we do it, and everything in life revolves around staying alive in that area. All of our guards go up, and we stand in our conviction to... Continue Reading →

Gloomy Room

A gloomy room has a dark, dismal feeling to it. You don't feel joyful, and even the air feels heavy. If you struggle with depression, being in that room makes you feel worse. Maybe you've had some sad moments, or it could be your secret place where you go to cry alone. For many, it's... Continue Reading →

Healing for a Mother’s Heart

There seems to be a growing, widening gap between generations today. Young adult children are turning their backs on their parents. They won't talk to them, come home on holidays, or be an active part of the family. Most moms experiencing this gap were caring, loving, and sacrificial when their children were growing up. It... Continue Reading →

The Candle Story

In Southern California, sometimes the power companies turn the power off for thousands of customers if so much as a leaf moves on a tree. Some areas are windier than others. But it seems that every area must have its turn without power if the lines are above ground. Thankfully there is a hill behind... Continue Reading →

The Blessing of Work

Good work keeps us occupied with what is good in life. It also keeps us from sin. People were made with the desire to do good and have purposeful work. When this is removed, they stumble. I'll be honest, I've struggled too. Two years ago, we were told to stay home. My work became serving... Continue Reading →

New Year Health Resolutions

Christmas is filled with yummy treats. But when it's over, I'm done with all the sweet, rich, heavy stuff. My body is screaming for a lighter nutritious fare. In January I think about my health. I’m 50 years old now and my body is changing again. Each decade has had its own physical challenges. Until... Continue Reading →

Praying with Training Wheels

Many devotional books teach a Christian nugget of truth, share a couple of scriptures and end with a prayer. These books are certainly beneficial. For instance, they are helpful for the young, growing Christian to have examples of how mature Christians pray and process truths found in the Bible. Training Wheels But I wonder when... Continue Reading →

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