Marriage is unbelievably hard. It doesn't help that we view other people's lives unrealistically. We think they have wonderful families, great spouses, and fortunate circumstances. But it's an illusion the Devil wants us to buy into. Because, in all honesty, marriage...
As a former Warrant Officer and helicopter pilot in the Army, I had plenty of training and exposure to leadership; however, spiritual leadership was never on my radar. When my pastor gave a sermon on the topic, I really had...
I am a sensitive and deeply-feeling person. And being someone with a lot of feelings, I tend to cry about a lot of things. Most people probably don't know that about me... even friends. I do a pretty good job of...
I have asked God recently to make me a better comforter. One of my weaknesses is being a perfectionist; I hold myself and others to a ridiculously high standard. When I personally fail, it is crushing; when I succeed, it's never...
I was seeking to comfort my husband. We've been married for almost ten years, with our second child on the way. And we've undergone serious life-changes like parental divorce, financial hardship, deployments, and losing loved ones. We've been to marriage counseling...
"The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist," says actor Kevin Spacey in The Usual Suspects. Perception is everything to us. But do you think the devil doesn't exist because you don't perceive him? The...
Let me be clear that I had no desire to write on this subject. Why? Because it's about peace-making, which is a current issue within my family. But God led me on a Scriptural journey on peace-making. To start, peace offerings...
The New Year is soon to arrive! Some of us are excited to begin a new year, while others may be dreading it. Whatever your attitude may be, it's a great time to reflect on God's Word and to help...
My Dear Daughter, I can see the endless struggles with your body. What others made light of in childhood, you still carry with you wherever you go. I witnessed the tears of sadness you've cried when your first love broke...
Bless the Lord, Oh My Soul! I would often sing this song when I was feeling particularly thankful for what God has blessed me with in my life. To think, just a handful of years ago, I almost committed suicide...

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