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 […]

Have You Considered My Servant, Paula?

Have You Considered My Servant, Paula?

Have you ever experienced a time when things just pile on and you’re wondering why? Most of us have this happen from time to time. Let me be completely honest with you, dear reader. I’ve just come through a time like this when I wondered what in the world I could gain spiritually. But God […]

An Unusual Gratitude

An Unusual Gratitude

A righteous man may have many troubles, but the Lord delivers him from them all. Psalm 34:19 Every year, my family and I spend the month of November writing down what we are thankful for. In the beginning, when we lived far away from home in the Arab world, I simply cut the paper which […]

Friends to Help Us Put on the New

Friends to Help Us Put on the New

Without friends, putting on the new would be SO much more difficult. Just this morning,  I spoke with a friend who’s going through a rough time. Someone in her family, in response to a recent lung cancer diagnosis, is going through chemotherapy. Helplessness stalks my friend, who normally can juggle ridiculous amounts of stress. The […]

Monuments

Monuments

The path we take through life isn’t always the easiest. It can be filled with hurt, disappointment, anger, rejection, pain…the list goes on. At the same time, life can be beautiful. The joy of a newborn baby, the sweet scent of summer flowers, the smile from someone you love. The good times are gifts. But […]

It is Hard Seeing People We Love, Suffering

It is Hard Seeing People We Love, Suffering

I have a close family member that is suffering with a disease that is not life threatening, but is causing a lot of discomfort and effecting her quality of life.  She takes care of herself, but this disease has surfaced its’ ugly head after being in remission for years. We are all praying for healing, […]