Month: August 2018
What Is My Purpose?
One day after thinking about my purpose here on earth and wondering if I could do anything that would make a difference in anyone else’s life, I decided that I better take some time and ask God. My prayer to Him asked this question: “What do You want me to do for You?”
No sooner had the words left my lips that I began to hear these words in my spirit. And as I often do, I put my pen t . . .Read More
God Has a Plan
I first heard the words “God has a plan” from one of my dear friends. Anytime she faced a difficult situation, she would say, “God has a plan.” These words strengthened her faith over the years.
She learned just how important they were after she and her husband decided to adopt the first of three young children from an orphanage in China. They knew that they heard from God regarding . . .Read More
Prayer, Conversations with God
I can remember praying to God from a very young age. It felt more like I was just talking with Him. And I had no doubt that God was listening to my words. In fact, I did not question it at all. Even when I did not receive the answer that I was expecting, I did not get mad at God. With childlike faith I just continued to pray and I knew that He would hear me.
When I was young my family situa . . .Read More
Forgiveness is the Key
When life comes at you in a way that you did not expect, how do you handle it?
I stop everything and talk to God. I lay out all the facts before Him and how I feel about them. Then I ask God to guide my thoughts and then send me in the direction that He wants me to go. He usually gives me a few Bible stories to read that relate to my situation.
A crisis arose in my life for which I thoug . . .Read More