Category Archives: Inspiration

The Next Gen in Danger?

Let’s step back in time …  The nation of Israel had been freed from slavery in Egypt, had completed their ‘wandering’ in the desert, and had conquered the nations who had previously inhabited their Promised Land. With God’s help, each … Continue reading

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I Need You, Lord!

Ever have one of those days? Recently, I turned to Phil Wickham’s “Battle Belongs” song for encouragement. In it, I found truth and hope because its message is grounded in Scripture. Let’s face it, I needed the Lord. I began … Continue reading

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Raise the Bar

The 2021 Olympics are looming! Between July 23 and August 8, we will be awed by new world records, stories of overcomers, and testimonies of perseverance. We will watch and cheer wildly as athletes compete and attempt the ‘never been … Continue reading

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Who Qualifies?

The 2021 Summer Olympics are looming and nations around the world are deciding who qualifies to participate in this elite event. I got to thinking … if I were to compete in the Olympics, what sport would I pursue? I … Continue reading

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Well-Chosen Words

This week you are receiving my 100th “Wednesday Whisper”! My aim is to keep ‘the whisper’ brief, sending a word of encouraging Scripture with practical application and a smattering of smiles. Focusing on the theme of brevity, I was reminded … Continue reading

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Do You See It?

The book of Esther is unique in that it contains no religious concepts or vocabulary. God is not named or alluded to, but does that mean He was not present? The melodramatic, true story of Queen Esther is wrought with … Continue reading

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Draw Swords

At church camp many years ago, we played a game called Draw Swords. As a Scripture verse was given, kids frantically flipped Bible pages. The first to find the text would stand and read it. God’s Word, AKA our sword … Continue reading

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Rest and Recovery

Tired? Feeling weighed down with life’s burdens? Jesus offers us these encouraging words. “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed No More

After writing last week’s blog, an amazing thing happened. I should not have been surprised, after all, I had just written about how sometimes God fights our battles when we are feeling overwhelmed. But when you experience it personally and … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed?

Can you say Jehoshaphat? Nice. Now, who was he and what did he do? Jehoshaphat was one of the kings of Judah who, in his troubles, cried out for God’s help. Smart man. When he learned that armies from three … Continue reading

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