(1 Kings 19:19-21) So Elijah went from there and found Elisha son of Shaphat. He was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen, and he himself was driving the twelfth pair. Elijah went up to him and threw his cloak around him. Elisha then left his oxen and ran after Elijah. “Let me kiss my father… Continue reading My heritage for His honor
He took her by the hand and said to her, "Talitha koum!" (which means "Little girl, I say to you, get up!" ). Immediately the girl stood up and began to walk around (she was twelve years old). At this they were completely astonished. Mark 5:41-42 We don’t know a lot about Jairus’ daughter. Her… Continue reading And He said, “Arise!”
Committing a life to Purity is so much more than saying NO to kissing boys or NO to having sex before marriage. There was a time a while back when I was at the doctor’s office for an appointment and while I was filling out some paperwork, the doctor came into the room. She started… Continue reading The Pursuit of Purity
“I (God) will go before you and will level the mountains; I will break down gates of bronze and cut through bars of iron. I will give you hidden treasures, riches stored in secret places, so that you may know that I am the Lord, the God of Israel, who summons you by name.” (Isaiah… Continue reading Earth’s Trials & Heaven’s Treasures
When I was a little girl, one of my safe havens was this big hollow log sitting by a little creek in the woods behind our house. Often times I would go there to sit and even play by myself on nice days when the sun was shining. However, there were other times, when I… Continue reading A Safe Haven: Running to Jesus
Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the Lord , and who meditates on his law day and night. Psalm 1:1-2 I love these verses because… Continue reading Walking in Christ – Resisting the Chain Reaction of Wickedness
It was the summer of 2001 and my six year old self was already dreaming of the beautifully wrapped presents underneath the Christmas tree that was still months and months away. Every Sunday, my grandmother would bring my mom advertisements, coupons, and magazines that she would receive in the mail. Most of the time, my… Continue reading Faith isn’t easy, but it has promise!