From My Heart Devotionals

How Bad Do You Want to Play?

How Bad Do You Want to Play?

This is a sermon that my pastor Brother Johnny Wade preached.  He has told me that everything he preaches is "public domain."  I'd like to pass this one on to you.) If you want to have something, the way to go after it is with everything you've got. My mother and I...

Ichabod or Ebenezer?

Ichabod or Ebenezer?

Have You Declared ‘Ichabod’? (Abigail Hamilton) “And she named the child Ichabod, saying, The glory is departed from Israel: because the ark of God was taken, and because of her father in law and her husband. And she said, The glory is departed from Israel: for the...

Let Me Weep

Let Me Weep

Years ago, a young lady was telling my husband about how judgmental we were. “What do you mean?” my husband asked her. “We have not said one word to you.” “Yes, I know,” she admitted, “but you look at me.” It was true. I did look at her. The girl was wearing things to...

Send the Rain

Send the Rain

Last month, my sister Rachel sent me a screenshot of my temperature and hers.  “30 degrees difference!” she exclaimed. Sadly, I told her that I had been “totally completely absolutely” aware of that.  I had already looked on the weather map and had seen that we were...

Killing Abel

Killing Abel

Guest post by Abigail Hamilton Genesis 4 lays out a very familiar story. An account of two brothers and two sacrifices. As we all know, Cain prepares his offering of fruit, and Abel brings the best of the flock. The Scripture says that the Lord accepted Abel’s but not...

Smite the Arrows

Smite the Arrows

‭‭(Guest Post from Abigail Hamilton on 2 Kings‬ ‭13:14-19)‬ Nearly forty years of age, Joash, king of Judah, had been ruling almost half of his life. A wicked man who followed in the footsteps of his evil forefathers. But when word got around that the great prophet...

The Pointed Finger

The Pointed Finger

(Someone texted me last week and asked where they could find a devotional of this incident.  I searched and searched, and I couldn’t find it.  Is it possible that I’ve failed to write about something that important in my life? This is actually really great timing for...

Not My Language

Not My Language

Guest Post: Abigail Hamilton “And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech. And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there. And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick,...

He Understands

He Understands

For those who wondered, the pro-life letter to the editor was accepted by my newspaper (after I cut over one hundred and fifty words to get it down to the correct word count).  I’m afraid that going over and over my letter to see where I could cut unnecessary words...

My Letter to the Editor

My Letter to the Editor

(Last week, I submitted a letter to the editor.  After I deleted over one hundred and fifty words to get it under the required four-hundred-word count, they published it in our local paper.  Here is the edited version.) Twenty years ago, I went into premature labor 7...


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