...there was a woman who had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years and was bowed together and COULD NOT lift herself up. (emphasis mine) And when Jesus saw her........Luke 13:10-13 Notice she could not lift herself up. So often we treat depression as if the sufferer could just say the magic words and they'd be healed. … Continue reading When your depression has you on the ground.
An unusual Mother’s Day message for each of you.
(I led a Bible study for years and I wrote this for a group of young women. I hope you find it helpful whatever your age.) Sisters in Christ,I wanted to share this with you because I've sensed that some of you are grappling with some of the very issues that plagued me at your … Continue reading An unusual Mother’s Day message for each of you.
Christ died to self. What have you died to?
The term "Good Friday" is an oxymoron. On the one hand, it's a sad day. Christ died a horrible death today. On the other hand, it's a good day. If Christ hadn't died there would be no hope. I feel it's a day for reflection. What has the death of Christ meant in my life? … Continue reading Christ died to self. What have you died to?