Saturday, February 1, 2020

TRUST IN THE LORD

There is an interesting story in the Bible that has so many layers to it that I hesitate to even share it with you. But, I think there are some great truths that you, as widows, can gain from it so I’m going to relay it and trust that God will speak into your hearts. The names David and Bathsheba are familiar to just about everyone all over the globe....

Friday, December 13, 2019

Two Women, Centuries Apart, With Parallel Journeys

Vimala
I have written and spoken about Naomi whose story is recorded in the book of Ruth in the Old Testament, many times. There are so many lessons we can learn from her life. The stories of these women were given to us by God to instruct
and help us when our lives face difficulties too.  Today I want to again look at some of the occurrences in the life of Naomi and then introduce you to an incredible widow who lives in India and trace the journeys of each as they traveled the long, hard road to wholeness and productivity after suffering the overwhelming grief of widowhood, coupled with cultural constraints on them and prejudice and mistreatment toward them.
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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

God Has a Better Plan for You

For the past several weeks the blog has focused on the prophet Elijah and how he felt totally forlorn, alone and fearful for his life that had been threatened by the wicked Queen Jezebel, so much so that...

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Of Whom Shall I Fear?


Most of you will recall the story (I Kings 18) in the Old Testament where the prophet Elijah challenged the gods of Israel. The 450 prophets of the god Baal were to pray to him and Elijah was to pray to Jehovah God to send fire to burn up a sacrifice. All day the prophets prayed to their god with no results. Then Elijah prayed to Jehovah God and fire fell and burned up the sacrifice, not stopping until the wood, the stones, the soil, and even the water were burned up by the fire of the one true God. The people were amazed and worshipped Jehovah as the one true God;