Prayer Closet Power

“The one concern of the devil is to keep Christians from praying. He fears nothing from prayerless studies, prayerless work, and prayerless religion. He laughs at our toil, mocks at our wisdom, but trembles when we pray.” Samuel Chadwick 2020 has been a record setting year. Unprecedented is the best word I can think to…

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God Is Good Anyway

“Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” Psalm 23:6 God is good. All the time. The verse in Psalm says all the days of my life His mercies and goodness would follow me. And sure, that sounds good. It’s encouraging…

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Happy Mother’s Day

In honor of Mother’s Day approaching this Sunday, I thought I would share some of the things I’ve learned in my first year of motherhood. I’ve learned that there is a capacity of love that I knew not of. An unsurmountable degree of devotion that only exists for a child. People talk about, you see…

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Sweet Talk

“Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may giveĀ grace to those who hear.” Ephesians 4:29 (ESV) Why do we even have the urge to say negative things about one another? Does it makes us feel better about ourselves?…

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Porch Swing Prayer

“For you bless the righteous, O Lord; you cover him with favor as with a shield.” Psalm 5:12 The wind is blowing. I’m watching the American flag in the neighbor’s yard dance proudly in the breeze. Actually, I don’t think breeze is the word I’m looking for. Breeze implies that it’s cooling in the heat of…

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