When I think on my ways, I turn my feet to your testimonies. Psalm 119:59
Various poems praising our wonderful God.
Deliver me from this oppression To raise my head Looking towards you. In the enemy's stronghold, From victory, I have tumbled so quickly. Now playing a devil's game, Destroying and trapping with deceit. O save me; hear my prayer!...
Surely there is a reward for the righteous; surely there is a God who judges on earth. Psalm 58:11 God rewards faithfulness to Him.
Do we allow ourselves to be trapped and crushed like a fragile butterfly? Do we get too close to what looks like love and safety?
Through His strength, we can endure and overcome to turn praise to Him in all circumstances.
Weary and worn out. God's glory will be displayed in all circumstances.
He guards us with his strong arm. He keeps us safe in his embrace.
Heaviness and weariness threaten to overwhelm. God gives His peace.
some thoughts on spring - how welcome it is
Trapped in a world of chaos, real only in my mind? Our thoughts affect our behavior and our actions.
Happy Easter. Let us rejoice in our Lord's resurrection.
In need of refreshing.
Reading God's Word is our strength and power. It is our light and guide. We need to use it to know our Father more and share of His Son, Jesus the Christ.
A tribute to remember a dear friend's loved dog that recently passed away.
Do you know the love of Jesus? Do you know how much He cares? Do you know the love of Jesus? Do you know He is always there? When in doubt about how your life should run, Do not be afraid. Place your trust in the Son. Do you know the love of...
God loves us and wants good for us.
We all struggle with doubt and feeling worthless and unloved from time to time. God reassures us of His love and plan. He desires to use our sorrows to claim His glory to others.
A poem exploring what it can be like to live with multiple personalities.
When struggling under the weight of feeling useless for God, it is in Him and our actions for Him that we find our sweet rescue. Psalm 109 is the inspiration for these words.
Some good things about winter
your servant has found courage to pray before you. 1 Chronicles 17:25 A poem comparing life's journey to mountain climbing. With Jesus as our guide, we can conquer the mountains in our lives.
naked black trees so cold and dead producing no fruit scratch a bitter gray sky reflecting the emptiness I feel inside no sanctity found in these trees offering only frozen darkness except for the lone cardinal resting his wings ...
A tribute to my daddy for his birthday honoring his devotion to God and the lessons he continues to teach us, sometimes without words.
God's words have the power to heal.
After a head injury and on pain medications, the pictures that show up when you close your eyes can be wild to look at making rest nearly impossible.
I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.
New Year - time to think of and evaluate what really matters
from the depths of a migraine
Thoughts of the true reason for our season of mirth.
How do we explain our world?
A poem to honor the forth coming birth of a friend's first child.
How precious, Lord, to call you friend.
Struggles are over. Freedom begins.
Bowed down by problems and cares of this world. Consumed by depression. God speaks to these.
A poem exploring a child abused by her father, an evangelist.
Grief can make a person do unthinkable things.
Grandpa was my hero. He taught me so many things. I did not have enough time with him.
Joanne, an abused wife, cannot live in the danger and the chaos anymore. She will not be scared anymore.
A poem of surrender from a soul weary of fighting and losing the same battle over and again.
God is. Jesus can. The Spirit will.
Laughter does a soul good.
Emma has endured much difficulty in her life. She praises the Lord for the suffering. He made beauty from her ashes.
A poem of a beautiful afternoon of nature praising it's Creator.
Tell your mom you love her with homemade treats.
How many of us feel unworthy to be a part of a community of believers? We feel like we aren't good enough. We aren't except for who we have been made in Christ and His resurrection
Most people at times experience feeling alone and wonder why no one cares. When we take an interest in other people, we find we are no longer lonely.
A recipe from my husband's and my childhood and a poem describing a beautiful Saturday morning we spent around these delectable treats.
Rain can be dismal or enjoyable. It all depends on how you look at it.
A poem sharing my excitement of belonging to Jesus.
The blood of Christ Shed for me Clothing me Washing me clean Covering me Making me new and no longer shamed. Qualifying me to stand before God Is Christ's righteousness. Jesus gave His life for me Placing me in God's family. ...
A poem about my Father's characteristics.
In the end, what will you do After spending your life Chasing your desires Ignoring the needs of others Not caring about right Living in your own might Pushing God away Not believing in the reality of hell's fire Doing what pleases...
A poem poking fun at our society's disregard for God and having a relationship with Him.
A woman in an abusive relationship is starting to question the validity of her marriage.
Bear is an example of how we should be ready to share God's Word with those around us.
I am longing for home. This is a collection of some of my thoughts about that beautiful day to come.
He created the worlds. He created all in them. He created the pain. He created the joy.
Allison is a lovely woman whose pure and simple life shows us all how to live.
A poem exploring the ramifications of child abuse.
A fun look at a writer's internet addiction.
The mocha is such a delectable treat but at the same time a method of torture.
A letter from God expressing His love for His creation. He is compassionate and cares about what troubles His children. He has answered these concerns through Jesus Christ.
A poem exploring the hug - the mechanics and emotions involved.
Jesus is our rock for this age amidst the pain and conflict of the world.
A poem making fun of how we think we have to present a perfect looking life to others, in particularly, our pastor.
In a Bible study I attend, we are learning from the Psalms. This week we are in Psalm 16. After reading this Psalm, I was stuck on the phrase "beautiful inheritance." I could not stop thinking about what we have in Jesus, our inheritance as God's...
A poem of struggling to pray, not finding time to pray, knowing I need to pray, and realizing it does good to pray. In other words, every Christian's struggle to pray.
A poem describing the wonders and joys of this time of year.
Two very delicious recipes using pumpkin, pumpkin doughnut drops and pumpkin rice pudding. Get ready for your taste buds to have a party.
I killed a man. I am guilty. I did not want him to die but he had to die.
A poem to my husband rededicating my love and the promises I made to him.
I am not my poverty. I do not own it as a coat. My poverty does not define me. I will not let it be so.
A poem telling God how much I hurt and asking for His strength to go on. Without Him, I can do nothing on my own.
Jesus died for me. Jesus died for you. Our sin caused his death.
A poem refuting being called brainwashed for following Jesus. I am brainwashed, washed in his blood head to toe.
This is a fun poem paying tribute to Coca-Cola. I really enjoy my morning soda.
A poem giving a glimpse into the inside of a schizophrenic's life.
This is a devotional for wives telling of my experience of what God is teaching me about honoring my husband. My husband is the leader in our home and as such is due my respect and prayers.
An article detailing the day I got saved. A woman named Faith led me to the Lord. I'll always be grateful to her for how she helped me accept Christ as my Savior.
A poem detailing a wife's struggle to love her husband when he is abusive to her.
I have a terrible sinus infection. I cannot sleep. I am in so much pain. I needed to write about how miserable I am feeling. I know other people have these too.
Some different ways to cook with ramen noodles.
A short devotional about the joyful sound of babies jabbering in church.
Jokes you can tell your gradeschooler. They will laugh and so will you. You may even groan they are so bad.
A fun silly poem exploring what it would be like to be a fly.
A devotional encouraging Christians to live transparently before others and to be what we say we are.
A devotional from Ecclesiastes talking about what is really important. If we chase after our greatness we are striving after the wind.
Some great easy ground beef recipes that will make your family happy.
A poem giving a glimpse of God's relentless pursuit of a person to bring them to himself and salvation.
A poem asking for forgiveness and recognizing the renewal Jesus offers.
A easy, unique way to cook okra.
A poem bringing to mind the joys of summer.
I wrote this poem to tell of my struggle with food. I have to have it but give it too much power in my life.
A poem telling the good news, Jesus is risen and has given us new life.
A poem from Jesus asking us to follow Him and show his love to the world around us.
A poem from the heart of Jesus proclaiming he was born to die for us because of his love for us.
This poem details everyone's struggle to find happiness and acceptance in a world that is harsh and unforgiving. It gives a young person's view of what it is like to start out on their own and suffer disappointment.
A poem expressing the continuity of life no matter what surprises happen.
A poem of a broken child wanting to find rest and forgiveness under God's wings, in the shelter of his arms.
A poem from Jesus telling us of His love for us through His death.
These recipes are some that I remember Mom making for us when we were growing up. These are perfect for the coolness of autumn and winter. These tasty treats make me feel warm and loved by Mom whenever I make them.
I have abused and neglected my body for years. It is staging a war and I am trying to make amends.
This is my answer to fall's invitation to eat hearty soup.
I am learning to pray without ceasing.
A true life tale of how enriched our lives are by a tiny chihuahua.
This article retells some of the fun party activities that I used for a children's fall party.
A few thoughts on what my parents taught me about life.
This open letter is to anyone living with someone who is using and abusing drugs or alcohol. I know and understand what you are going through. I hope my words offer some hope and encouragement for you.
This is a poem from my heart to God. I am crying to God not knowing how to deal with my husband's addiction.
Some simple recipes that are easy to make and fun to give at Christmas.
A poem of comfort for grieving parents from their miscarried baby.
A poem remembering the insurmountable fort of momma's arms and the love found therein.
A poem dealing with wanting to end a marriage that had just begun.
A poem detailing the plight and feelings of those who are homeless.
This is how I have lost those persistent 20 or so pounds.
A poem of how I want to remember what God and His word have to say about my everyday life struggles.
A poem detialing the struggles of living with depression.
Poems of Pharoah and Yahweh. One bars the freedom of the children of Israel. The other pursues the freedom of His children of Israel.
Delicious recipes for a summertime favorite - homemade ice cream. This article also contains recipes for ice cream cakes and sherbert.
A poem detailing the struggle of every woman who does not have enough time, has too much to do, and is exhausted.
This poem was written to help me remember that no matter how severe my physical pain gets it does not compare to what Jesus went through to buy our salvation and I am only a part of His story.
A poem recognizing my shortcomings before God and the restoration He offers us.
This collection of recipes offers simple and tasty treats to make and give as gifts at Christmas time. Most of these only require a few ingredients and a minimal of time.
A poem dealing with my struggles of what I am supposed to do for God and how.
I make no secrets that my husband is an addict in recovery. The following poem is a collaboration of both our efforts.
This is such an easy pattern to crochet a potholder. The pattern is easy enough for a beginner.
This is an easy-to-follow tutorial on crocheting purses with fabric strips.
A one pan quick week night supper that everyone will enjoy and ask for again and again.
An article detailing how God uses struggles and pain to write His story and make His children more in His own image.
Various spiritual, inspirational poems showcasing common Christian struggles.
A personal story of struggle to cope with and overcome migraines and the suffering they bring. Detailed account of remedies that have been tried and the results from each.
A candid story of personal struggle living with my husband and his pain pill addiction.