The Power of Prayer

For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places. Ephesians 6:12 NKJV Last year I posted about … Continue reading

Making Time for Daily Prayer

As I’m writing this, we’re sitting in the Outer Banks of North Carolina waiting for Hurricane Arthur. Hatteras Island was under mandatory evacuation as of 5 a.m. on Thursday, but around here we feel confident we’ll be able to weather … Continue reading

Pray Without Ceasing.

Pray without ceasing. 1 Thessalonians 5:17 NKJV I came across the titles of Mark Batterson’s Circle series among the one of the lovely groups I belong to on Goodreads. Several of the group were recommending it highly, saying how it had … Continue reading

Happily Ever After

“…and they all lived happily ever after,” is the usual ending to a fairy tale. From the time we are little, this is what we dream of – finding that one true love and living happily ever after. I’ve had happily … Continue reading

Parenting Challenges Can Bring Unexpected Blessings

Parenting challenges can come with unexpected blessings. When Paul and I married in 2000, we decided to have kids right away. I had spent eleven years as a single parent and looked forward to having a partner to help raise my … Continue reading