Trust God and Rejoice

There are so many stories of children whose parents  abandoned them. Some parents believe that they were unable to provide the emotional, physical or financial support their children needed. So they leave the children with relatives or leave them at hospital and churches. Some children are too young to understand what happened while the older … Continue reading Trust God and Rejoice

Walk in Wisdom

January is the month where we make plans for the year. We evaluate our past and make plans to improve some areas of our lives. Those plans for change  will benefit us both professionally and personally. Sometimes the plans are realistic and attainable; other times, they are unrealistic and unattainable. But for plans to successful … Continue reading Walk in Wisdom

Remember and Obey

Everything people do or accomplish in life has a story. The individuals who earned a scholarship have a story to tell. It's a story of discipline and hard work. It's a story of forgoing many pleasurable activities so that they can accomplish a goal; success comes with a price tag. The Children of Israel have … Continue reading Remember and Obey

Stay Connected!

Our relationships are important in life. The dictionary defines relationship as the way two or more people are connected. We from relationships early in life; babies are connected to their parents; children in the same family unit are connected to each other. As we grow, we begin to form connections with others. There are times … Continue reading Stay Connected!

He Holds my Hand

We have been blessed to see 2023; 2022 is behind us and we are wondering what this new year has in store for us. There are many voices of doom and gloom coming at us from every direction; there are national and global problems that crave our attention. If that is not enough, we have … Continue reading He Holds my Hand

The Joy of Restoration

It’s always difficult to lose something; especially when that item is important. I have lost things and I know how painful it can be especially when there is an emotional attachment. In Ezra chapter 3, the people were in an uncomfortable place. They wanted to rebuild the Temple, but they are apprehensive.  They started off … Continue reading The Joy of Restoration

Overwhelming Joy

As we enter the third week of Advent, we are looking at the word joy. The dictionary defines joy as the emotion evoked by well-being, success, or good fortune or by the prospect of possessing what one desires. Within a definition like that, we would all like to experience success to invoke that feeling in … Continue reading Overwhelming Joy

Living with Confident Expectation

Infertility is an issue facing people in all levels of society. There are women who are actively trying to conceive and are unsuccessful. This is difficult for both the husband and the wife. We often hear how the woman responds to this but many times we don’t hear the story about the man in the … Continue reading Living with Confident Expectation

Confidence Through Hope

We are officially in the Advent season. Advent is a special time of the year where we prepare to celebrate the arrival of Jesus Christ on the earth while we look forward in anticipation for His return. Yesterday was the first Sunday of Advent. The first Sunday’s focus is hope. We spend a lot of … Continue reading Confidence Through Hope

God’s Power on Display

There is one thing that is part of life here on earth; for every action there is a reaction. When you explain this to youngsters, you tell them that actions have consequences. When you go to work, at the end of the week you are happy to receive your paycheck; you exchanged your time for … Continue reading God’s Power on Display