Monday, September 25, 2017

A Prayer Walk

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Eternity's truths revealed

Written by: Valerie Caraotta!

It is in the realm of eternity that the Spirit reveals truth to us. Free of the limitations of space and time and not limited by sight or sound. The focus of what we are trying to see and hear walks into our life from a word of the Lord and becomes a deposit in our Spirit. What is presented to us by word or image allows us to discern with spiritual insight.

With all that happens around us and especially when we feel overwhelmed, it is best to stop trying to gain spiritual insight from natural manifestations. Regardless of what we see or hear, when a word comes it is not in submission to anything. The Lord's word takes precedence over all that is occurring in this realm and requires its submission to the heart and will of God.

"No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has imagined what God has prepared for those who love him. But it was to us that God revealed these things by his Spirit. For his Spirit searches out everything and shows us God's deep secrets. " (1Cor.2:9-10)

Friday, February 17, 2017


Written by Christian Poet and Writer: Okonta Kosi

Gleam droplets of hope to a weary soul.
Large pitcher of life,
Quenching every thirst of meaning
Inspired by truth,
Still the same from age to age.

Handed down through painful sacrifice.
Inundated with power.
Saving the damned from sheol (hell)
Rescuing the oppressed from the predator.


Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Social Media 101 for Christians

Social Media 101 for Christians, Written by: Andrew Schroer

This read is packed with informative tips and advice for Christians who engage on the World Wide Web.

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Friday, February 3, 2017

The Door of the Church is Open

Written by Christian Poet and Writer: Jerome Jones

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Friday, January 27, 2017

My Top 6 Confessions About Being a Pastor's Wife

Written by: Karen Clarkston Friday

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Friday, January 13, 2017


Written by Christian Poet and Writer,
Sandra Hickman _________________________________________

     Feeling like she was in some kind of quagmire, the greenish-black slime of discontent stung like a nail being driven mercilessly though her heart.  Laying silently in the wake of her wounds.  What went wrong?  She had been watching... listening.  Everything around her was hectic, busy and alive.  Albeit at times it was writhing like a serpent.  But she was watching.....or so she thought.

     The attack came out of nowhere!  A king-hit from behind!  He had waited until she was caught off guard, vulnerable, unaware of his presence.  She didn't see that he was also watching!  She tried to speak but there was no audible sound. The only words resounding inside her head, belonged to him, her attacker.  Crushing her with his lies and condemnation!  She had felt the pressure around her neck, attempting to stifle and choke any words of defence and all words of prayer.  Her throat so hoarse, she was weary, without a voice.  She had failed to protect herself this time.  She had stopped watching... looked away for just a moment!

     Befuddled and dazed she stumbled.  She had stood for so long!  Now she was striving to regain her stance and to remain standing, no matter how many assaults... and there were many... He was relentless!  After being pushed down innumerable times, her war-wearied body sank low to it's bloodied-knees.  With arms grazed and legs bruised in the pushing and shoving, she had all but given up.  But she was determined and resolute!  Yes!  She would stand!  Stand against his evil wiles. "Get to your feet" was echoing strong!

     So, battered and bruised, THE BRIDE  OF CHRIST got off her knees, and carried on!  Standing tall like a warrior, tightening her armour as she gave all glory to God.  Rising strong from the battlefield!  Victorious feet planted firmly on the Rock of Truth.  Defeating the devil...


Ephesians 6:11 - NKJV .......  Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to STAND against the wiles of the devil.

© 2016 - SLH

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Praising God with Psalm 9

Such a lovely poem and recite of Psalm 9, Mary Harwell Sayler 

LORD, my whole heart thanks You.
I can’t begin to count Your wonderful deeds.
How glad I am in You! Oh, how I rejoice!
Even my enemies repent in Your presence... 

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Homeless At Christmas

Written by: Beckie Lindsey

I parked my car in a coveted parking space directly in front of Starbucks. I was glad for a short walk since it was cold enough to snow. I locked my door and rushed against the wind toward the tantalizing aroma that wafted out of the double doors.

From the corner of my eye, I caught a glimpse of someone approaching. I walked a bit faster. I had a feeling it was a homeless person who was going to ask me for money. Sure enough, I heard his voice despite the violent wind.

“Excuse me, ma’am.”

I wanted to just keep walking. I was almost to the doors and warmth and coffee. But my conscience wouldn’t let me ignore him. I turned and faced his strained eyes. Although his look was disheveled, he appeared to be quite young under his overgrown beard. He wore a beanie and a dirty, threadbare coat.

“I don’t mean to scare you,” he said, raising his shaking hands. “Can you help me?”

I’m sure many of you have been in a similar situation. Perhaps you’ve seen a homeless-looking person near a place of business holding a sign. And if you’re like me, you become extremely uncomfortable and maybe even a little afraid. Many of the homeless are on drugs or alcohol, or are mentally ill, right? It seems so much easier, and safer, to just avoid eye contact. To walk on by and pretend we don’t see them. But ignoring them does not make them go away. In fact, Jesus said, “You will always have the poor among you…” (John 12:8).

According to a one-night national survey done last January by the National Alliance to End Homelessness, there are 564,708 homeless people in the United States. That’s more than half a million people living on the streets, in cars, in homeless shelters, or in subsidized transitional housing. Of that number, 206,286 were people in families, 358,422 were individuals, and a quarter of the entire group were children.

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Friday, December 2, 2016

Thickets and A Ram

Written by: Carolyn-Elizabeth Roehrig

Isaac, Abraham,
Worship the I AM;
Thicket, and a ram,
Submit to His plan.

Do I, as some say,
Hold tight what I should slay?
Raise high, elevate,
Not knife, but my way?

Wood, rope, fire in hand,
Angel spoke, "Abraham!
Your hope is My plan,
Use the rope on the ram!"

Ram's horn caught in dread,
Sin's thorn crowned the head,
Raised sword drew up red,
Guilt blood in Isaac's stead.

"I give what I love,
Now lift, offer up
Ev'ry gift, it's enough;
And live in My love."

"Father, here's my life,
Offered day and night!
Spared for heaven's light,
Suffer me this right!"

Isaac, Abraham,
Thicket, and a ram,
Tasked with His command;
"It is finished!" cried the Lamb.

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Monday, November 28, 2016


,Written by: Martha Shaw

I always thought of vigor as strong arms, strong legs, athletic ability, amazing muscles, physical strength strangers see and gasp and whisper as I pass . . . the dictionary depicts it that way.   It is nothing like that!

I do not have that physical prowess of which I still desire, but . . . this heart of mine, no longer mine, holds all I need.  I gave it over to the lover of my soul and He gave me His.  This weak and broken human needs no strength of her own if she trusts in Him . . . my vigor is His heart and hand in me/mine.

The more I surrender, the more I become in Him.  I know a love beyond defining.  It is His for me and mine for Him.  Through His heart – His eyes – His strength, I can do all things, and the view from there?  Amazing!

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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Where The Saved Heart Lives...

Where The Saved Heart Lives...

In the heavenly places of my restored soul
Revering the presence of His holiness
Never fearing the presence of evil
For what has evil to do with me?
In the valley of the shadow of death
That's where the saved heart lives,
....because it's only a shadow

In the lyrics of a song ...
My spirit bows low
Worshipping in His glory
In the presence of my enemies
They can gain nothing!
In the I shall not want
In the greenest of pastures

In the whisper of a prayer
Beside the stillest waters
There is tranquillity of peace
Moving from agony to ecstasy
Along the paths of His righteousness
And for His name's sake, I will follow

In the secret place of love and healing
My magnificent rendezvous
With my Lord my Shepherd,
Like a lost and found lamb....
Clinging to the rod and the staff
In the deepest comfort of joy
I am safe

At the table prepared for me
In the sublime quality of His greatness
He shows my enemies that I am His
As my cup runs over and over
In the glow of the goodness
In the never ending mercy
His oil has anointed my head
As a majestic crown of love                                                                                                                                                       

Resting between His shoulders
In the perfect purple of His presence
Following me all the days of my life
Guiding my journey into His destination
Within the words of the psalmist
My God is always with me,
Yes always! .....
This is where the saved heart lives

Inspired by the 23rd Psalm
& Deuteronomy 33:12

© 2015/revised 2016 ><>  by Sandra L Hickman

Friday, October 28, 2016


Faith without works is dead. So writes James.  Some Christians are professional students. They never become productive members of the Body of Christ. They are forever learning and never doing. They cannot wait for the next speaker to ascend to the platform or receive the next teaching online. We do not have a cerebral faith but a practical one. The Apostle Paul said to the church that he did not come to them with persuasive words of man’s wisdom but in power and demonstration of the Holy Spirit. We are to do the works of Jesus not just study them. How can we comfort the hurting if it hurts us to leave our comfort. The disciples hid in the upper room until they saw the Master and were filled with His Presence.

  There are those who have heard teaching all their lives but now need to be hid away in a room until they see the Master and are filled with His Presence to do the works that He commands. When was the last time that you allowed God to use you in healing the broken hearted and helping the down and out or maybe to love the lonely and care for the sick. Ministry is everywhere and at every turn. We can spend hours listening to teaching tapes but not have 5 minutes for our neighbor who is lost. The greatest testimony of a life lived for Jesus is for someone to say that he was a friend of God and a friend to man.

   Paul in writing to Titus told him to insist steadfastly to those who have believed in God to maintain good works so as to meet necessary demands whenever the occasion may require and not be living idle and unfruitful lives. This is a saying that has been over commercialized but still very true in confronting our soul when opportunity arises to do good. The saying is what would Jesus do, WWJD. As Jesus said it is more blessed to give of yourself than to receive from others. For it is only then that you allow the power and presence of God to intervene in the lives of those around you and do the works of Him who sent you. As you daily leave your home may you also leave your comfort zone. There are people out there who need you and your voice of compassion, your touch of healing and your warmth of friendship. Have a good day at work!


Monday, October 3, 2016


"Give thanks to the Lord for He is good His mercy endures forever." One of life's most important lessons is that of being grateful. Out of humility and thankfulness comes contentment and fulfillment in life. Not in the sense of doing but in being. The world measures success by accomplishments but as we know our lives can be full of activities on the outside and void in the sense of value on the inside.
The Bible makes clear our mindset in life. It states we are to "love mercy, to do justly and to walk humbly with our God." Simplicity in life's purpose brings peace and contentment in a world of chaos and uncertainty. We are to "take joy in the God of our salvation." It will take us to a state of mind and place of the heart where life makes sense and our efforts worthwhile. Truly you and God make a majority, you do not struggle alone.
To have a thankful heart is not one who is pollyannic confronting problems, believing none exist but one who does not forget whose they are when life happens, for "God keeps those in perfect peace whose minds are stayed on Him." Life is mind over matter. The mind of Christ over matters of the heart. King David writes, "I would have despaired unless I had believed to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living." So believes a thankful heart.

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Monday, September 12, 2016

When the Body of Christ See's Mountain's Move!

Today's Highlighted post by: Thomas G. Sowell

"And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you." Matthew 17:20 (KJV)

Have you ever realized the smarter we get, the more problems we have? I think there are more diseases and conditions in our world today, than we have body parts. Unfortunately, fear rules the world today, we have too much awareness of our problems, and not enough awareness of God!

God still rules!!! And He chooses to rule through Christ, the head of the Church, and His Body, Christian's. As believer's we are responsible for allowing Christ to do what He says He can do through us. And we do this by faith. Faith in God! My biggest concern nowadays is not who will be the next president, what disease I may have, or if terrorist will take over the world. My biggest concern is the lack of faith in God. God is the answer to all these problems, and all other problems, and He supplies the solution to them, by Christ Jesus.

Here's the catch! In order for Christ to deliver the desired result to the world, His body (Christian's) are responsible for carrying out the solution to the rest of the world by their faith in God. Just like when we decide to walk, our body has to carry out our head's request.

Our individual faith is but one cell in the Body of Christ, and can do wonders in our own life, but in order to change the world it will take the collective faith of the Body of Christ. When the collective faith of the Body of Christ reaches a majority share, we will see God moving on earth again, through Jesus the Head, and His Body, us. We will then do greater works than Jesus did while He was here on earth!!!

"Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father." John 14:12 (KJV)

We need to realize there is still Divine Intervention in our world when needed, just like in biblical times, but God's chosen way to work today is through His Son...Jesus Christ...and His

Let's take our role seriously, allowing God to walk on earth again, performing miracle after miracle, healing after healing, and allowing the whole world to see, Jesus is Lord!!!
Thomas G. Sowell

Saturday, August 20, 2016

What God requires

 “People of God, what does the LORD God require of you but to revere the LORD your God and hold Him in awe as you walk in His ways and as you love and serve the LORD your God with your whole heart and being.” Deuteronomy 10:12:

Today's Highlighted Post is written by: Mary Harwell Sayler and what an beautifully written piece it is! Click the link below to read it in its entirety.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

BIBLE READING 101 Fundamental Pieces

Understanding the Bible can be challenging sometimes. With the help of concordances, narratives and study guides, we can gather more of an understanding as to what the passage of scripture is conveying to the reader. In this article, Beckie Lindsey gives us a very clear and memorable understanding of how to embrace and retain this God breathe inspirational book, taking the frustration and confusion out of reading and studying.

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Monday, August 8, 2016


This is such and inspirational, informative and well written article. I highly recommend this read for encouragement!

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Sunday, August 7, 2016

The Universe of Grace – Four new hymn texts

This read is harmonically beautiful. Take a little time to peruse is refreshing penmanship!

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Empty Spaces

This read touches various different topics, discussions and issues, sure to be related to its intended audience.  A writing ovation indeed. If you read anything today, let it be this!

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Friday, July 1, 2016

Put me in my place

Many of us feel we simply do not fit in. It doesn't matter where we are, who we are with or what we are doing when it's all said and done and we are left alone once again something seems missing in our life. It might be a sense of fulfillment or accomplishment we lack but yet we seem to be busy enough. Many of us have substituted activity for active involvement.
We feel like spectators in our hearts even while we are players on the field. Your problem might be in suiting up for the wrong game. God has for those who walk with Him a place. It is one of both acceptance and fulfillment, one of destiny and desire. God has called us to a place by Him to work with Him that we may ultimately be found in Him. The opportunities limitless, the challenges exciting, the blessings unmistakable and the rewards eternal.
The Apostle Paul said, "Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, let us use them: if prophecy, let us prophesy in proportion to our faith; or ministry let us use it in our ministering; he who teaches in teaching; he who exhorts, in exhortation; he who gives with liberality; he who leads with diligence; he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness." I would encourage you until you feel you are where you are suppose to be in the Kingdom of God that your daily prayer would include these words, "Lord put me in my place."
Michael E. Wells
Our fellowship Letters, Words for life

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Why does God let awful things happen?

This read certainly “Rightly Divided the Word of Truth.” Truly written by someone who clearly reads, mediates and sits at the feet of Our Lord.

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Heaven's 9-1-1 Operator

Prayer, the "Essential" of one's existence. The very connection to Abba, Father, we're able to reach down, deep down inside and pull out those hidden secrets, those hidden hurts, those inter-most parts of us, that only our Abba Father can relate.  Try prayer, it works!

Today's beautifully written and inspired message to aspire to!

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016


For those, who can handle truth. Beautifully written!

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