Encouragement, God's Love, Prayer

Stomping it out with Jesus

At first I was burdened--heavy hearted-- but after several blows, I was rippin' mad.  Mama bear mad.  The devil had dished out his fury and this mama went stompin' it out with Jesus in the garden and in the name of Jesus declaring, "Enough!   Get your filthy hands off my boy!  He belongs to Jesus!"  … Continue reading Stomping it out with Jesus

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Encouragement, Following Jesus, Friendships, Holy Spirit, Jesus, Life

The Fragrance of a Friend {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}

I first met her at a Bible study in the neighborhood.  "Miss Jean," as everyone called her, became a dear friend to me and many others there.  Always smiling ...always blessing others ...always giving a word of encouragement to anyone around her. On the Sunday morning of my Mama's funeral, I received a text  that… Continue reading The Fragrance of a Friend {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}

Encouragement, Following Jesus, Life

When the War Has Been Won But the Battle Still Rages

"Christ overcame death as the last enemy. ...To live in the light of resurrection -- that is what Easter means." Dietrich Bonhoeffer (Bread and Wine~Readings for Lent and Easter) It's pouring rain here in Alabama.  The gutters are overflowing as the clouds continue to leak from their saturated condition.  I'm sitting in Mama's chair listening… Continue reading When the War Has Been Won But the Battle Still Rages