I was ministering to a woman who had been struggling with depression. After just a short conversation with her, the Lord prompted me to ask her several questions regarding her childhood and then her divorce. Her husband left her for another woman a number of years ago, but she still carried a lot of guilt…

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“Why is he sleeping? I don’t understand. He has been sleeping for a half-hour while we have been watching this storm come across the lake. Look at those waves. Andy, have you ever seen them this rough? Every time I look, they get higher and higher.” With panic in his voice, Peter cried, “I don’t…

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“Abe, wait up. Why are you in such a hurry?” Neighbors and relatives were trying to keep up, but Abe just kept walking. He and his whole household had packed up and loaded their wagons before anyone knew he was leaving. His people had lived in that area for generations. What had gotten into him?…

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Being asked to start a women’s group in the fledgling church I attended was right up my alley.  Immediately a picture forged in my mind of women who had a divine GO in their spirits, who walked in Sarah-like faith with Deborah-like bravery.   But there needed to be one defining word to sum up the…

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Like Solomon, I was engrossed in the moment of what my eyes beheld, as I searched for the life lesson in the creation realities that unfolded before me.   Recently, this adorable tiny baby rabbit the size of my palm was sitting alone and leaning against the air conditioning unit outside our home.  He appeared…

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God wants to give us the desires of our hearts. He wants us to dream and be visionaries. Vision a vivid apparition. Luke 1:22 tells us, there is nothing better verified than that God has communicated with us in this way. Psalms 89:19, Proverbs 29:18, Samuel 3:1, and Acts 9:10 also indicate your vision may…

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Behind the shed near the campfire, a fight broke out. “I want it. I saw it first.” “No, give it to me. I deserve it.” “No! It’s mine. As I said, I saw it first.” It was a cast-off, just an old used coat. But there was something special about it. It was woven with…

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When a heartfelt cry out to God is all you have….   It was a cold winter’s night in the Allegany Mountains of Virginia when I, at the age of seventeen, needed an answered prayer in the worst way. I was on my way home from a football game and a friend of mine needed…

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“Did you hear the news? The Lord God has decided that the man should not be alone. Anyone of us could become the chosen partner for him.”   One by one, the animals paraded past the new creation called man. He studied and examined each one and then gave them a name, but ultimately all…

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