For the childless wife, Mother’s Day can be excruciating. All the flowers and cards and well wishes for very deserving women in churches and restaurants and homes all across America serve as one more reminder that those of us longing for children are yet again on the outside. It’s not an easy day for me. … More Childless Mother’s Day
For previous posts in the Dream Killer series, please click here. Lesson from Job: The world is a mess. Lesson from Abraham: You can’t control everything. Lesson from Joseph: Have patience. Lesson from Jonah: Love and obey. Lesson from John the Baptist: Suffering affirms or rejects your faith. Lesson from Paul: Suffering builds perseverance, character, … More Dream Killer, Part 8: Lessons Learned
For previous Dream Killer posts, please click here. God does his most stunning work where things seem hopeless and wherever there is pain, suffering and desperation, Jesus is. – Pastor Jim Cymbala Because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this, that he who began a good … More Dream Killer, Part 7: Paul, Maintaining Joy in Pain
For the previous posts of this series, please click here. I’m in my prayer room. I go there every morning knowing it’s what I should do. I read the scriptures. I pray for needs. I go through the motions. But I am numb. There is nothing left. Darkness surrounds me like a blanket. I’m covered … More Dream Killer, Part 6: John the Baptist, Questioning the Dream Giver
For the first four posts, please go to the Dream Killer page. “I have a word for you,” one of our team members timidly said as we finished our weekly time of worship. We had told our little band that our cafe was closing as of the end of the month. They stared at us … More Dream Killer, Part 5: Jonah, God’s Will or Ours?