How to Comfort a Grieving Friend With a Simple Gift

I clenched Barry’s hand as the doctor approached us. I anxiously examined his face for signs of good news, but his face was grim. We had suspected cancer; we just hadn’t thought about it being the incurable kind. As the doctor spoke the words, our hearts started beating faster and our palms became sweaty. Letting

By | 2017-02-01T15:55:58+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Life Experiences, relationships|0 Comments

Forgiveness Opens the Door to God’s Miracles

Is it hard for you to admit when you are wrong? Are you sometimes unaware that you need to ask for forgiveness? I must admit I've failed at forgiving myself and others in the past. That's why I love my church and the accountability it gives me. We gather once a week in someone’s home

By | 2016-11-24T10:25:46+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Life Experiences, relationships|0 Comments

Three Ways to Love People Where They Are

Today’s devotion, No Pressure, from Joyce Meyer’s book Love Out Loud inspired me. I immediately wanted to post the first sentence all over Facebook and Twitter: “One of the many ways we can love people is to allow them to be who they are.” Too many times, I feel my friends pressure me to become

By | 2016-11-24T13:21:42+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Daily Devotions, relationships|4 Comments