Octavia Butler said, “Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it’s all over.” How do we master the art of … Continue reading Perfect Timing!
Redirect Your Focus!
There are many stories of people who fell victim to the schemes of unscrupulous people. The thief would come and engage them in order distract them. In their distracted state, they were easy prey and that same individual or an accomplice would rob them. Many of us would say that could never happen to me, … Continue reading Redirect Your Focus!
The Mouth: Gateway of the Heart
Small children are like parrots; whatever they hear; they say. I have worked with small children and you would not believe the words that came out of their little mouths. Little ones are never responsible for those words because they don’t know any better. They acquire language based on what the adults around them say. … Continue reading The Mouth: Gateway of the Heart
Turn it Over
I was looking over an old journal today and I saw 1 Peter 5:7. I use the Women's Journal in the Bookstore during my private devotions and every now and then I will browse through an old journal. This particular entry was made in August of 2021. Many of us are used to reading, “casting … Continue reading Turn it Over
God is in Control
Then the Lord said to Moses, “I will strike Pharaoh and the land of Egypt with one more blow. After that, Pharaoh will let you leave this country. In fact, he will be so eager to get rid of you that he will force you all to leave. Exodus 11:1 NLT In life, you will … Continue reading God is in Control
The God Who Turns Things Around
The Lord is my strong defender; he is the one who has saved me. He is my God, and I will praise him, my father's God, and I will sing about his greatness. Exodus 15:2 GNT There are many times in life that we are successful because we stayed in the fight. There were so … Continue reading The God Who Turns Things Around
God’s Mighty Power
Then the Lord said to Moses, “Pay close attention to this. I will make you seem like God to Pharaoh, and your brother, Aaron, will be your prophet. Exodus 7:1 NLT Just a short while ago, Moses was having difficulty with his assignment. God called Moses but Moses felt that he was inadequate to do … Continue reading God’s Mighty Power
Her Mother’s Faith
A woman came from the land of Canaan. She cried out to Jesus and said, “Take pity on me, Lord, Son of David! My daughter has a demon and is much troubled.” Matthew 15:22 NLT It’s every parent’s worst nightmare: your child needs help and you are unable to get the help that she needs. … Continue reading Her Mother’s Faith
Ask the Lord for rain in the spring, for he makes the storm clouds. And he will send showers of rain so every field becomes a lush pasture. Zechariah 10:1 NLT. April showers bring May flowers. That is what many people say when we face many days without a ray of sunshine in April. Some curriculum writers integrate … Continue reading Just Pray
In God’s Time
If you bow low in God’s awesome presence he will eventually exalt you as you leave the timing in his hands. 1 Peter 5:6 TPT The world today has changed. Many cultures bowed before people of influence and wealth in the past. This does not happen anymore, at least, not in the western world. Even in … Continue reading In God’s Time