The Smiles of God

“Heaven is where the unveiled glories of the Deity shall beat full upon us, and we forever sun ourselves in the smiles of God.” Ezekiel Hopkins, “A Puritan Golden Treasury” Jesus said to them, “The wedding guests cannot fast while the groom is with them, can they? As long as they have the groom with them, theyContinue reading “The Smiles of God”

That Didn’t Hurt

Note: This article was posted last November on my page at The Mighty, a great resource and community for people with chronic or mental illnesses. I have long, straight, super-fine hair. When I was a kid, it would often get tangled and I didn’t like to brush it. So my mom would brush it forContinue reading “That Didn’t Hurt”

‘Snowflake’ Discipleship

Oh yes, you shaped me first inside, then out; you formed me in my mother’s womb. I thank you, High God—you’re breathtaking! Body and soul, I am marvelously made! I worship in adoration—what a creation!”  (Psalm 139:14, MSG) “God is not a duplicator, He is a Creator. You are an original.” –Reinhard Bonnke Man makesContinue reading “‘Snowflake’ Discipleship”

God Used My Trials

Trigger Warning: This post involves rape. If you are sensitive, please tread lightly. It is not my intention to cause more pain, but to show how God can use even our worst trauma for good. But Joseph said to them, “Don’t be afraid. Am I in the place of God? You intended to harm me, but GodContinue reading “God Used My Trials”