A Marriage Restored and Renewed

Rey & LydiaI was the one who committed adultery and left my husband after one year of marriage. I was the one who spewed hateful words at him as he begged me not to leave. I was the one with the cold and calloused heart with love only for myself and my ways. Continue reading

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Who? Me?!

Who-Me-I spent most nights peeking through the curtains looking for the headlights of the car that would bring my husband home. He went out regularly with his drinking buddies and would return several hours later drunk, stoned, or both.

One night when my husband was out with his friends, Continue reading

The Hypocrite in Me

HypocriteThere should be an obvious difference between Christians and non-Christians; but that’s not always the case. The unchurched have not held back from sharing their assessment of Christians. They see us as nothing more than a bunch of hypocrites. Continue reading

I Will Answer You

“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)

businessman 2There 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

A Rude Awakening

“Be on guard. Stand firm in the faith. Be courageous. Be strong.” 1 Corinthians 16:13

warningI was half awake when I dragged myself out of bed and staggered into the bathroom. I needed to get ready to leave the house. I reached for the toothpaste in the medicine cabinet, squeezed a gob on my toothbrush, put the tube back, and began brushing as usual. Continue reading