When Someone Says You Suck - Handling Criticism


(A version of this piece originally appeared in Woman 2 Woman magazine. Click here to find out more or subscribe.)

The playground mantra repeats in my head: … 1,201 more words


Everlasting Arms

Yesterday I was struggling with feeling defeated and weary. Day after day, month after month, year after year, I keep plodding along in several difficult situations that seem to have no end in sight. 436 more words


Thankful For Simple Miracles

I love how God secretly arranges things in our favor, especially when our hearts desire is to help someone else. He loves to support our ministry efforts. 260 more words


This Is For The One ...

This is for the one who thinks they’re not enough.
Not strong enough.
Not good enough.
Not worthy.

This is for the one who is striving and struggling. 386 more words


Our Universal Message

If our message is true it is universal. It will change lives in our communities and around the world; from mansions to slums, from kings to servants, from Middle Easterns to South Americans, from those being persecuted to those doing the persecution, from hospital to prisons to vacation spots. 18 more words

Spiritual Encouragement

I Am A Spiritual Misfit (a guestpost)

“He brought me out into a spacious place;
 he rescued me because he delighted in me.” Psalm 18:19

It might have been 1975. My dress was navy blue with full, white sleeves. 332 more words

May the Heat Be with You

There was once a group of people that lived in a town called Laodicea, in Asia Minor (modern day Turkey). These people claimed to belong to a religious group called Christians, but they had vomitably lukewarm behavior (Revelation 3:15). 982 more words

Christian Living