Widows

Photo by Benjamin Lehman on Pexels.com "Honor widows who have no other family members to care for them. A woman who has no other family members to care for her and who is left all alone has placed her hope in God and devotes herself to petitions and prayers night and day." I TIMOTHY 5:3, 5, …

The Tree

Photo Image by David Steward She went into the den but he wasn’t there.  Setting the tray down on the table beside his laptop, she went to look for him.   After wandering into the different rooms and still no sign of him, she figured that he might be outside.  She looked out the kitchen window.  …

Teach Your Children About God

And you must commit yourselves wholeheartedly to these commands that I am giving you today. Repeat them again and again to your children. Talk about them when you are at home and when you are on the road, when you are going to bed and when you are getting up - Deuteronomy 6: 6-7 (New Living …

Fear and Wisdom

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom - Psalm 111:10 What does it mean to "fear" the Lord? Does it mean to be terrified of Him? No. It means to be in reverence of Him (to have and show the utmost respect) and who wouldn't be once they come to know Him? The psalmist actually gives us some …

Malcolm’s Story

Image by iStock I'm a single father because my wife, Keisha died in hospital. This shouldn't have happened. Keisha should still be alive and here with our son, Byron and me. Shortly after Keisha gave birth to Byron, I noticed that the fluid in her Foley catheter, the thin tube inserted in patients to drain …

Joe Levels with Marianna

It was Monday morning and Joe was on his way to the university. Last night he had slept like a baby. He smiled as he remembered dancing at the nightclub. He still couldn't believe that he had let Kalisha to talk him into going but then, again she could talk him into anything. After they …

Remembered Today

When John Mason Neale founded the Sisterhood of St. Margaret to care for the sick, he was met with opposition from church members.  They attempted to thwart his efforts to alleviate the misery of the poor, many of whom died unattended.  He was accused of returning to Roman Catholicism because of the nuns. They threatened …

Love in Action

In John 13:2-17 Jesus washed twelve pairs of dirty feet. Why? He wanted to teach the disciples about serving those whom you love. Words of love are meaningless without actions to accompany them. He wanted them to love each other as He loved them and part of that love is willingly serving each other. Jesus …

Which is Worse?

Getty's Image "Which is worse?" Annie asked Not being able to have children or having a child and then losing that child to an illness or to some tragedy?" "I think not being able to have children is worse," Robyn replied. Annie stared at her. "So, you would rather have a child and go through …

Tears in His Bottle

You number my wanderings; Put my tears into Your bottle; Are they not in Your book? (Psalm 56:8) God keeps an eye on you. He knows everything that is going on in your life. He watches over you with great love, care and compassion. He is aware of your weary steps and your sorrows. He knows about everything …

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