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Woe

“Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter” (Isaiah 5:20). I feel like I am in a time warp, an … Keep Reading…

Seeing the Unseen

“So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal” 2 Corinthians 4:18.  It is so easy for me to forget that my … Keep Reading…

Name Tags and Living Water

“…If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, streams of living water will flow from within him” (John 7:37b-38).  Sometimes I doubt the fact that these “streams of … Keep Reading…

They’ll Listen When We Love

“Even a fool is thought wise if he keeps silent, and discerning if he holds his tongue” (Proverbs 17:28). I have unnecessarily opened my mouth on several occasions recently.  You see, I am very passionate at giving my opinions on … Keep Reading…

Jesus Bumper Stickers on a Wood-Paneled Station Wagon

Some of my best childhood memories took place on family trips with my mom, step-dad, step-grandmother, three brothers, and two step-siblings in our old wood-paneled station wagon adorned with Jesus bumper stickers.  During the summer, we often drove from our … Keep Reading…

Time to Cry Out!

Time to Cry Out! “But he (God) took note of their distress when he heard their cry; for their sake he remembered his covenant (promise) and out of his great love he relented” (Psalm106:44-45, NIV). This morning I read a … Keep Reading…

Bella -N-Rose

All was well in the Cantrell Home until the day Rose arrived.  Who would have thought that an adopted kitten from a local shelter could cause such an upheaval in the social order of things?  Bella, our aging, hybrid Siamese-Tabby … Keep Reading…

Army Moves and Heart Checks

We arrived at our new rental home just after noon on a weekday following a three day PCS (permanent change of duty station-an Army move) from Fort Drum, New York, to Fort Hood, Texas.  We were pulling a U-Haul trailer … Keep Reading…

The Lord’s Prayer Challenge and the 23rd Psalm

Recently, I was in a conference with my husband’s denominational affiliation, and while there, I heard a well-known, Christian minister speak about how the Lord’s Prayer and the 23rd Psalm had had a powerful impact on his life.  He said … Keep Reading…

Wanna-be

Do you have aspirations to become something you have not yet become?  Do you desire to use gifts and talents, lain dormant and unused for some time, to fulfill a longing?  Is there a painted portrait of your future displayed … Keep Reading…