Here is the devotional: Forgiveness always involves grieving.You’ve probably heard of the five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Because they’re called stages, it’s easy to think grief is a linear process. Stage 1, 2, 3...Click. Yeah! I’m over it!But grieving isn’t like that. It’s more like a spiral. The pain tends… Continue reading Power To Forgive: The Power Of Grieving Well
Here is the devotional: Barbara came to church not long after my husband, the founding pastor, had unexpectedly died, and I had taken over his job as pastor.Barbara caught my eye because she seemed unhappy and downtrodden. Her shoulders were hunched over, she didn’t make eye contact, and looked as if she would cry spontaneously.… Continue reading I Forgive You, But…| Day 1: Life Can Be So Unfair
I have had this post on my heart for a while now! And even more so since all these children are being rescued from sex traffickers!!Let's see what God says about causing little ones harm or to sin... But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for… Continue reading Suffer Not The Little Children!
Since the message I received this morning about a young girl being sexually forced into sex has been on my mind all day... Let me brutally honest and blunt here... Single ladies: Contrary to the thoughts of young men today you owe him nothing for taking you out to dinner other than thank you. Last… Continue reading No, She Does Not Owe You Anything!