Paying for the sins of your family

As a little girl, I remembered hearing some of the older folks speaking about people who had a family curse on them. Or persons who were paying for the sins of their family. I remember clearly being enraptured in those conversations and not fully understanding why that person was paying for anyone else’s sin. As … More Paying for the sins of your family

Because Jesus says so!

“Simon answered, “Master, we’ve worked hard all night and haven’t caught anything. But because you say so, I will let down the nets.””Luke 5:5  Reminds me of times when I was younger and my foster mother would ask me to do something that I had tried a “zillion” times but it wasn’t working. This verse … More Because Jesus says so!

How can I handle stress? A look at the life of Jesus

I was listening to a sermon the other day and heard the pastor reflect on the way that Jesus handled stress. This sermon sparked a great interest in me to truly dig deeper and reflect a bit more on how Jesus truly handled stress. My initial thought of Jesus and stress… No Way! He was … More How can I handle stress? A look at the life of Jesus

When the pain becomes too much to bear: 3 keys to help

“You have tendinitis!” “Ah”, I respond to my doctor, “that explains my pain and discomfort.” Two months later… “Physio hasn’t worked and now we will proceed to the second phase of treatment: injections. And it will hurt and feel even worse in a few hours” warns my Doctor. It did hurt! And badly! I have … More When the pain becomes too much to bear: 3 keys to help

Doing right in the eyes of the Lord

At a prayer retreat recently, during one of the prayer breakouts, I was praying and felt an urgency to also read the bible. I didn’t know where the Lord wanted me to read but I prayed for his guidance on what he wanted me to see. I opened the bible four times and was brought … More Doing right in the eyes of the Lord

Kingdom of Heaven Ticket – Do you have it?

** Blogger Contribution: My niece felt the Lord calling her to write this story on a situation I experienced and what joy it brings me to share in how the Lord is truly using her as a vessel for HIS Kingdom ** Recently, I had the pleasure of spending time with a very close relative … More Kingdom of Heaven Ticket – Do you have it?

Are you living in unity with other believers?

Prior to my mom passing away one of the things that were heavy on her heart was the lack of unity. Living in a world that teaches the importance of looking out “for me, myself and I” you do not see a widespread belief of unity. What does it mean to live in unity? The … More Are you living in unity with other believers?