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How to Choose Joy When Joy Seems Easy for Others But Hard for You

By On January 9, 2018

Dear God, Why does joy seem so easy for others, but so hard for me? Then God whispered . . . let me tell you a story Of how joy is meant for you too,… Read More

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Five Simple Breath Prayers to Spark Thanksgiving Joy in Your Soul

By On November 5, 2017

  Although November is about giving thanks, we also begin navigating the holidays – and having to remember the people, places, and stories that are difficult or wounding. God knows your longings… Read More

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Being Worried or Depressed Doesn’t Mean Your Faith Is Flawed

By On October 6, 2017

When I woke to the news of the shooting that happened in Las Vegas, I thought of the first responders. I thought of all the people who stayed by the side of… Read More

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8 Powerful Promises to Calm Your Soul When the World’s Falling Apart

By On September 1, 2017

How can we stay calm when the world seems to be falling apart? We can’t pretend there isn’t any pain or trouble in the world. We’d be hiding from life. That isn’t… Read More


5 Ways to Pray When You’re Too Stressed to Know How

By On August 4, 2017

I didn’t know that I was hiding. I’ve always been good at praying. Or so I thought. My daddy left when I was seven. I’ve always looked to God as my Father, my… Read More


How I Grew Up Fatherless And Still Found Freedom

By On July 2, 2017

I am thankful I was born in a country where the doors of opportunity are not opened only to those who are rich, powerful, or famous. For I was born of humble means. I was… Read More


The Day I Made a New Vow to Be Loved

By On April 6, 2017

We didn’t have the money to see the doctor. But I was sick. What had started out as a cold was growing worse. Now I was having chills, a fever and my throat… Read More

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If You’re Stressed About The Election: God’s 5 Powerful Promises To Encourage You

By On October 31, 2016

Are you stressed by the presidential election?  With Election Day approaching next week, there is no other way to put it. The presidential election is stressful. And everyone is affected. Earlier this month, the… Read More


Get Some Sunlight and Vitamins For Your Soul Today

By On September 30, 2016

“Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful; for beauty is God’s handwriting . . . Welcome it and thank God for it as a cup of blessing.” ~ Ralph… Read More

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A Prayer To Calm Your Heart When You Feel Afraid

By On July 17, 2016

“Fear of the Lord teaches wisdom; humility precedes honor.” Proverbs 15:33 Hi Friends, today I’m sharing a Sunday Devotional. When I wrote it, my heart was responding to the shootings in Dallas, Texas… Read More


Is Father’s Day Worth Celebrating Without a Daddy?

By On June 14, 2016

“He didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.” ~ Clarence Budington Kelland Is Father’s Day worth remembering if you don’t have a daddy? Since my daddy left when… Read More


4 Ways To Let Grace In Instead of Guilt

By On May 10, 2016

“Real freedom is freedom from the opinion of others. Above all, freedom from your own opinions about yourself.” ~ Brennan Manning I had never written a book before. So, every day when I… Read More

Because some days you need a double shot of faith