Why would God take care of me? Why would He continue to preserve me? Some days, it feels as though, taking the first step, second step, etc. is all I can do. Why would God contend with the likes of me? It looks as if … Continue reading Why Would God Take Care of Me?
One step, two steps, three steps, four steps, five steps, six steps, …. You will make it. We need you to encourage yourself. You are a committee of one - a significant number. One person does make a difference. That person is you. You make … Continue reading Encourage Yourself
One of the things that I have learned as a caregiver is the danger of shutout. It is an emotional depression that leads to physical harm. Most theologists agree that God created us because He was lonely, for fellowship. Our make-up is to be around … Continue reading Shut Out – Pushed Down – Lift Up
"Now these are the words of the letter that Jeremiah the prophet sent from Jerusalem to the remainder of the elders who were carried away captive—to the priests, the prophets, and all the people whom Nebuchadnezzar had carried away captive from Jerusalem to Babylon,” (Jeremiah … Continue reading Blessings During and After Captivity – Part 2
Captivity is defined as a place of confinement, imprisonment, or detention - not a particular place that one chooses for solitude. The opposite of captivity is freedom. If one is held in captivity, one has lost freedom and someone else has been given charge over … Continue reading What He Did in Captivity – Part I