protection – does God promise it?

The Lord says.. I will guide you on the best pathway for your life.. I will advise you and watch over you..Psalm 32:8 In the 21st century our world has become a much darker and more dangerous place. In 2017 – on social media, on the news stands and on the television – celebrities reign…

staying young

Today as we finished up the study of Job’s life, as written by Pastor Chuck Swindoll, he touched on something near and dear to my heart: staying young. In an earlier post I mentioned a few things we practice that help to keep us close to the position we believe God intends for his more…

not satisfied yet

Because he cleaves to me in love, I will deliver him; I will protect him, because he knows my name. When he calls to me, I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will rescue him and honor him. With long life I will satisfy him, and show him my salvation.…

are you really happy?

ARE YOU HAPPY? ARE YOU REALLY HAPPY? While scrolling through Facebook today I came upon an article that touched my imagination. I want to share it with you, with one caveat—it comes from a secular point of view, and I don’t accept that POV for myself or for you, my readers.  So.o.o… the secular common…

inspiration

inspiration – a Divine Influence on the Mind & Soul The Body of Christ—indwelt by the Holy Spirit—was ordained by Christ to “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to the whole creation…”   To that end, believers are inspired (influenced in mind and soul) with knowledge and understanding and given various gifts enabling…

know your enemy

Submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. James 4:7 Every follower of Christ has a spiritual enemy. Any believer who does not know or believe this is in serious trouble, because their ability to identify the enemy’s work in their lives and resist it will be nonexistent. The enemy (Satan) wants to destroy the…

nothing is impossible

Beloved, I pray that in all respects you may prosper and be in good health, just as your soul prospers. _3 John 1:2, NASB God wants you healed, whole and living abundantly You need look no further than 3 John 1:2 for a prayer that reflects what God’s heart for you clearly is. This verse is…

hollywood medium?

Today I’m sharing a truth with you, my readers, which I’ve clung to for decades. We read the following during our quiet time today and it confirms something the Lord spoke to my spirit before He was even a for-real part of my life. Now Ahazi′ah fell through the lattice in his upper chamber in Samar′ia,…

anger is an acid

Mark Twain once said, “Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.” Back in April I painted a page in my studio diary to remind me of this. A lesson best learned early and held tightly throughout life.…

happy now?

Today there was an opportunity to have a miserable day. Ever have one of those? We all have moments of anxiety, depression or fear. Each is a form of unnecessary suffering. Instead of sinking into the depths, I am determined to learn to be happy NOW! Not someday when everything appears to be perfect—but right NOW.…

living outside of time

This is a lesson I learned late in life—a difficult lesson—not soon to be forgotten. If you are a child of The King…time has no meaning Nevertheless, do not let this one fact escape you, beloved, that with The Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years is as one day.…