The feeling of dread wouldn’t leave me. My mind was stuck in a rut by thoughts of impending disaster coming our way. Thoughts of us losing everything and being left alone in our time of need. Thoughts of us not being able to recover from our loss. Thoughts of being destitute and desperate. Thoughts of shame. Continue reading
It was a minor fender bender. I was slowly backing out of the Wal-Mart parking space when . . . CRUNCH!!
I was in total disbelief! This really can’t be happening to me right now!
But it was. Continue reading
“So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.” Romans 10:17 (NKJV)
“Mrs. Reyes!” The dentist said sternly. “Are you in pain?!”
“No,” I answered, with tears streaming down both sides of my face.
“Then please stop moaning!”
Yes, I had been moaning. Incessantly. Since he first began working in my mouth with his drill. I was so overcome by fear over my first root canal that when I was later asked to get up to move to another room, I had to be helped because I almost passed out. Continue reading
“Call to Me and I will answer you, and I will tell you great and mighty things, which you do not know.” (Jeremiah 33:3)
There were two sections of empty chairs before me: about 150 to the right and 150 to the left, but I sat on the floor at the back of the church in the dark. I had been fasting and praying and chose this secluded spot to hear from God. Continue reading
“Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the man who trusts in Him!” Psalm 34:8 (NKJV)
It doesn’t take much for picky eaters to begin complaining about the food set before them. It could be something as simple as the color of the food. “Ewwwww! What are those little green things in the soup?” Or maybe it’s a particular odor. “What stinks? I don’t want to eat that!” And for others, “The juice from the green beans got under my macaroni and cheese!” Continue reading