Psalm

Our responsibility to our children

His offspring will be mighty in the land; the generation of the upright will be blessed. –Psalm 112:2 One of the great problems in our country is the breakdown of the family. And the chief contributing factor to families breaking down is the absence of fathers as a result of divorce or disengagement.  It’s essential […]

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Is it God’s will or your own earthly desires?

Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. –Psalm 37:4 I’d like to cut through the mystery and confusion about God’s will today and remind you that there are specific ways you can discover God’s will for your life. If you’re facing a major decision, personal dilemma, or […]

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You can discover God’s will

Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. –Psalm 37:4 I’d like to cut through the mystery and confusion about God’s will today and remind you that there are specific ways you can discover God’s will for your life. If you’re facing a major decision, personal dilemma, or […]

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Are you happy?

Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and uphold me with a willing spirit. –Psalm 51:12 If you’re not really happy with your life today, maybe you think a change would be good. So many of us fall into the trap of thinking that changing our jobs, changing our appearance, or changing our environment […]

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Shepherd of My Soul

I remember back when I was a little boy, drawing pictures on the church bulletin on Sunday morning and going to sleep on Sunday night in my mama’s lap. There was never any sleeping like that kind of sleeping! And to be honest, I didn’t care what the pastor was saying. I would catch bits and pieces, but I just wasn’t concerned about it all too much.

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The importance of living a life of integrity

Daniel Webster is considered to be one of the most brilliant and eloquent statesmen of the nineteenth century. He was an American political idol. So much so that in 1831, Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote,

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All the Lonely People – Part 2

All the Lonely People

Mother in Law

There are many things I was not ready for when I got married.   Being young and idealistic brought many obstacles into my life.  I hadn’t planned on sharing my new husband with anyone.  But as most young brides find out – he may be my husband, but he still is his momma’s boy.  Those days were confusing and to complicate things even more Jack’s father was killed when we had only been married a few months.  So increased responsibility became his – at least emotionally.  It was only a few short years later that Jack’s Mom died.  She never got over losing his dad.  Only years later, did I learn the valuable lesson that being a mother is a lifetime calling.  As my boys began to date, I would pray for each one.  And in the goodness of the Lord both found exceptional wives.  They both love the Lord, love their husbands and are raising their children in the faith.  Different personalities from different walks of life but one thing in common – they are part of our family.  I love being a mother in law not only to these godly young women but to my precious son-in-law.  What an opportunity God has given me to know the blessing of now six children and I do not take this for granted.

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