Change Would Do Me Good

Change Would Do Me Good When will it end? That’s the question we tend to ask a lot when we’re faced with trials and tribulations. Once we find ourselves in a predicament, we naturally seem to want to find a way out. So when we struggle and don’t see an end in sight we start […]

If Only Things Were Different

If Only Things Were Different Do our circumstances define us? This is a popular belief of which a number of us hold. That somehow, if things weren’t the way they are, that somehow we would be different. Otherwise, we tend to use our circumstances to excuse our actions. We have begun to adopt the line […]

Why Are You Such A Downer?

Why Are You Such A Downer? One of the most unpleasant things many people experience is depression. A common misconception I’ve not only fallen prey to but have also witnessed being demonstrated within the church is: The Answer To Depression Must First Be Sought Through Medication Or Therapy. While there may be nothing wrong with […]

My Baby Is A Christian

My Baby Is A Christian The one thing a Christian parent is going to want for his or her son or daughter is that blessed assurance of salvation. As a mother of two young boys, this is a thought that has robbed me of sleep. Am I raising them up right? Is going to church […]

It’s Just A Phase

It’s Just A Phase  As human beings, there is one truth that we all need to accept.  We’re All Rebels! When I was a teenager, I admit, I wasn’t your party goer. I didn’t stay out late, but that doesn’t mean I never rebelled. I argued with my parents. I talked back.  Today, I can […]

Raisin’ Em’ Right

Raisin’ Em’ Right Something a number of mothers and fathers worry about, and often ask themselves is: Am I raisin’ em’ right? When we ground them for lying, or send them to their rooms for talking back to earn their anger the first question we ask: Am I raisin’ em’ right? When we show disappointment […]

All In The Numbers

All In The Numbers Seven years ago, I worked in a church nursery.  It seemed like the perfect fit as I had just stopped nursing my oldest, and I enjoyed working with children. Imagine my surprise when my husband and I found out we were expecting our second child! Of course, in our enthusiasm, we […]

Love Me, Do As I Say

Love Me, Do As I Say The norms of marital roles are all about political correctness. We see it more and more now.  Men are coming home to take care of home, wife, and child. Women are becoming entrepreneurs and businesswomen. Likewise, we see it in our media. Have you watched Divorce Court? I confess […]

Somebody To Love

Somebody To Love This is something I once believed, and see a number of women and men alike saying all the time. “I would be happy if I had a girlfriend.” “I would be happy if I had a boyfriend.” “I would be happy if I had a wife.” “I would be happy if I […]

Lies About Marriage

Lies About Marriage Since the dawn of time, Satan has waged war not only on God and His children but the sanctity of marriage. God designed marriage so as to reflect His glory and redemptive purposes, through which His love for us is personified. So when Satan threatened that sacred union by deceiving Eve in the […]