How Does Healing Work?

How Does Healing Work?

This week I witnessed a miracle. Our second grandchild was born last Sunday, a little girl. She’s as beautiful as her older sister, who was born only a year ago now.  God is in the miracle business, just like he was back in Enoch’s day, and Noah’s day, and Moses’, and King David’s, and Hannah’s,…

Love Your Enemies… Even If You Don’t Think You Have Any

Love Your Enemies… Even If You Don’t Think You Have Any

“Love your enemies.”-Matthew 5:44(NIV) Clearly, Jesus was not talking about me. His audience must have been the “thousands of years ago brutal mob who was known to occasionally throw stones and needed some serious behavioral modification.” Not me. I don’t have any enemies! At least, I don’t think so… I’m a suburban housewife with four…

Depression and Faith

Depression and Faith

Depression and faith… can they even go together? Are you really a Christian if the joy of the Lord that’s supposed to fill your heart and soul is crowded out by feelings of dread and despair? My answer is yes. Yes, depression and faith can go together. Yes, you can be a Christian woman and…

The Joy of the Lord

The Joy of the Lord

For many of us, the last several years have been filled with fear and trepidation. We’ve had a lot to deal with, a lot of unrest and a lot of uncertainty. We seem to have lost a bit of our joy along the way, and some would ask how can we not expect that to…