Challenges Women Face July 7, 2017 Good morning, Julie! Well, my story is I met a young gentlemen (John) a week ago. We hit it off so well. So well we both connected on an emotional level even before our first date. I felt how much the Lord loved this person. We both fell in love with each other and it happened within a week. We would talk on the phone for countless hours just talking about anything... read more

Mad at God

  Challenges Women Face July 5, 2016 Dear Julie: My life is full of trials and worries. I attend church…sing in the choir..try to be good to people…My house went into foreclosure. I can’t find a place and no place to go..I find myself getting so mad at God. I feel like he’s let me down and he doesn’t care. I have faith, but I don’t have enough to give it all to God.... read more

The Promise of Wisdom

Seems like the wisdom of the ages is not appreciated in certain quarters today. Some people even consider the wisdom of the past irrelevant in our times. However, George Santayana said, “Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” In other words we can spare ourselves from disaster by learning from the mistakes of those who preceded us. A beloved pastor once said, “You... read more

Another Promise of New Beginnings

On this first day of 2010 let’s celebrate new beginnings–the beginnings of wisdom and understanding. “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom. And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.”       -Proverbs 9:10 When a city wants to honor an individual, the mayor will present that person with a key to the city. What God offers individuals in... read more

A String of Selah Pearls (continued)

Positioned gracefully across the Book of Psalms is a string of seventy-one pearls, lovely beads of wisdom followed by the admonition SELAH which means, “Pause, think on these things, meditate.” Psalm 3:4 “To the LORD I cry aloud, and he answers me from his holy hill. Selah.” Meditation: I cry out and you, my Father, answer. It’s always the same. I cry. ... read more