The Angry Woman

I came across his wedding pictures. An ocean of tears flowed down my face and I released a scream in my head that only I could hear. I was angry.

Palm Sunday—Where’s the Triumph?

Where’s the Triumph? By Ron Gallagher The episode we’ve come to call “Palm Sunday” will soon be celebrated again by Christianity around the world. All four Gospel writers record the event,...

The Joy Stealer

By Carol Gilham I woke up feeling defeated. My circumstances felt out of order and chaotic. I felt inadequate, insecure and well, down. It took me leaning in to Jesus,...

Tell Me Why

Why are there are so many acts of violence that cause us to have so little hope in the future? With all these natural disasters, political problems and poverty stricken countries, how can we find hope in today’s world?

The Waiting Room

So, is it just me or when it comes spiritual blessings we expect God to exclude us from the waiting room?

Real Women Retreat Planned for June 2018 in Ohio’s Amish Country

Ladies, did you get what you wanted for Christmas? Did any of your presents include a weekend away with other women of faith for a time of refreshing and restoration? If not, your hubby has a chance to redeem himself this Valentine’s Day. Ask him to buy you a weekend trip to the Real Women Retreat in Ohio’s beautiful Amish country.

Breaking Chains Through Art

Aeron Brown knows a thing or two about the healing power of art. A professional artist for the past decade, Aeron started painting and creating as a way of dealing with his own loss.

The Star Still Stops

"Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid” John 14:27. (NKJV)

A Divine Appointment: Devout Meets Deity

What can we learn from a man in Jerusalem called Simeon?  I invite you to join me in considering a cameo tucked into the Book of Luke. Simeon, like Mary and the shepherds, also participated in God’s Bigger Story surrounding the life of our Newborn King.

What Do You Want For Christmas?

More than one person asked me “What do you want for Christmas?” I took my grandson to see Santa, and Santa asked him the same thing. I began to...

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Cousin Wesley Brings a Chuckle

My cousin Wesley Harris is doing his part. He started exchanging puns with his nephew, Paul Donaldson. Others contributed and now Wesley has collected a ton of puns, quips and jokes. Wesley posts a daily funny on his Facebook page, bringing smiles, chuckles and sometimes groans.

Surrender Completely

God would have us to do as those little birds! Surrender completely to His power and love. He would have us to seek our safety in HIM.

Rick Barnes’ Biggest Regret

San Antonio — Regrets. Most everyone has them. Maybe you picked the wrong career or you wish you had gone to college. But Rick Barnes, who received the 2018 Coach Wooden “Keys to Life” Award at the Legends of the Hardwood Breakfast, recently hosted by Athletes in Action, has a big one.

Stay at 17 Inches

Several hands went up when Scolinos asked how many Little League coaches were in the room. “Do you know how wide home plate is in Little League?” After a pause, someone offered, “17 inches,” more question than answer.

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