Pain Transformed

Pain Transformed

by Danetta Kellar @DanettaKellar You will be a crown of splendor in the Lord’s hand, a royal diadem in the hand of your God. Isaiah 62:3 Deep in the cavernous darkness of the stony cold mountain a miracle is happening. Unseen and hidden away, the elements of darkness are being transformed in their very essence […]

Conflict, Refined, Fire Being Made New For God

Conflict, Refined, Fire Being Made New For God

Conflict. This one word can send hives all over our body. I don’t know about you, but I hate it at all cost. Okay, so maybe not always. It’s great in writing, just not in real life. I’m sure we’ve all heard, God won’t give us more than we can handle. Have you ever thought […]

Are You Producing Fruit?

Are You Producing Fruit?

“The next day as they were leaving Bethany, Jesus was hungry. Seeing in the distance a fig tree in leaf, he went to find out if it had any fruit. When he reached it, he found nothing but leaves, because it was not the season for figs. Then he said to the tree, “May no […]

Be Thankful for What??

Be Thankful for What??

In a few short days, we’ll be celebrating another Thanksgiving with our loved ones around tables filled with steamy delicacies and holiday cheer. There, we’ll share tales of our experiences over the past year, as well as, expressions of thanksgiving for all the Lord has blessed us with. It’s easy to give thanks for good things such as family, friends, and good […]

Slow to Anger

Slow to Anger

How many times have we held onto anger or hurt? Someone says or does something that upsets us, and we take all of it in. We tell them we forgive them with our mouths and on the inside, where no one but God can see, we wrap our hands around the situation. We’re like a […]

Renewed Day by Day

Renewed Day by Day

Do you struggle with health problems? Some of the writers here have been very vocal about their health challenges. It can be a drain, especially when the pain is so big it takes over your life, or so chronic you cannot go a minute without knowing it is there. I’ve had health issues in some […]

When Someone You Love Takes Their Own Life

When Someone You Love Takes Their Own Life

Fifteen years ago this week I got a call that my father, who had battled alcohol for my entire childhood and beyond, took a gun and ended his life. I had never known a sober father, or a household that had any sense of normalcy. It was all about the alcoholic, and either you were […]