Author: Mara

God is Great and God is Good

God Is Great, God Is Good… It’s a childhood truth I’ve been pondering the last few weeks; spotlighted this way in Sun Stand Still by Steve Furtick: [...]

Direct Access

We're discovering during our preparations for moving to Portugal to: be prepared for a run-around; plan for delays; expect paperwork. Today, I found myself [...]

Let Me Hear Your War Cry!

Now that I’m ‘over-the-hill’, I run into a lot of ‘been there, done that’ situations, but I had a new one the other day: being witnessed to by a [...]

The Straw that Broke the Camel’s Back

We've been going through one of those stretches where God just keeps allowing more and more tests, stress, obstacles, burdens, concerns, and any number of [...]

Just Keep Serving, Serving, Serving

One of my favorite characters is Dory from Finding Nemo.  I love the way nothing seems to ruffle her feathers. (Not that she has any to ruffle. :) ) And [...]

Plowing My Field

The last couple of weeks I've been really wrestling with what Henry Blackaby would term a 'crisis of belief.  I sat down the other day and watched the film [...]

Feelin’ the Love

Just wanted to take a minute to say thank you. Thanks to all of you who visit our site to stay up to date. We love getting your comments! Thanks for all of you [...]

Gaining Wisdom

I had the privilege of talking with my grandpa this weekend. He usually talks and I usually listen. He often rambles on about all kinds of stuff, but, hidden [...]

Hand in Hand

I love it when you can see God at work coordinating believers when He is at work in someone's heart. I get to substitute teach at my local school. I also get [...]

Everything’s Practice

I just started working on an inductive Bible study class. It's been hard to get back into 'student' mode. As I was whining to my husband about it, he replied, [...]