Sweet Smelling

Sweet Smelling

I have cleaned houses for years.  One of the most interesting experiences was the time I was hired to clean up the mess left behind by a foster child.  This precious child had gone to his bedroom and made a mess of his feces.  This same bedroom was going to be used as...
The Year Uzziah Died

The Year Uzziah Died

Guest Post by Abigail Hamilton “I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne…”  I was reading Isaiah chapter six when God spoke to me. Isaiah got this wonderful vision of the Lord.  I wanted to see that.  I wanted to see the Lord, sitting high upon His throne.  Even the...
For My Good

For My Good

Today I had lunch with a friend.  I told her that the things that we don’t write down or tell, we tend to forget.  (That’s why it’s important to testify.)  Then, I went on to tell her the story of how God had worked for me in getting my house.  She asked, “Have you...
Free to Forgive

Free to Forgive

I think one of my favorite stories that I read my children from the Christian Heroes:  Then & Now series by Janet and Geoff Benge was Jacob Deshazer:  Forgive Your Enemies. Jacob had been raised in a Christian home, but he had turned his back on his upbringing. ...
Close the Book

Close the Book

I’m not sure anyone noticed, but evidently, she thought that we had.  My mother-in-law plays for most of the special music at my church.  A week ago when she went to accompany the special song, she stood behind the piano and explained to everyone, “You might have...
Lord, I Don’t Have Enough Faith

Lord, I Don’t Have Enough Faith

Years ago, a hailstorm came through and damaged the roof on my home church in Frankfort, Indiana.  Knowing that the church had to have a new roof, the people scheduled a construction crew to come.  There was supposed to be several good days, so they tore off the...


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