ACWM: Is Jesus REALLY Enough?

Carol Inspirational, Jesus First, Suffering, Trials 0 Comments

We sing at the top of our lungs. We raise our hands in worship, proclaiming the greatness of our God. We join with hundreds of others in worship of Jesus, the One who died and rose again to pay our sin-debt. Yet we are a bunch of hypocrites. We proclaim the wonders of our Savior on Sunday morning and then …

ACWM: The Myth of SuperWoman

Carol Inspirational, Suffering, Womanhood 0 Comments

Share this Post A close friend recently told me that she thought I was a SuperWoman. I laughed. I told her that she was a SuperWoman. Guess what. She laughed, too. We can all look at the highlights of other women’s lives and think that they are SuperWomen. It’s easy compare what we KNOW about our imperfect lives to what …

ACWM: What If?

Carol Inspirational, Pain, Suffering, Trials 0 Comments

Share this Post The dark night of the soul. Yes, I’ve been there. In those times, I have to concentrate on each breath. Breathe in. Breath out. Put one foot in front of the other. Those moments whittle all of life down to surviving the present moment and then the next and the next. The pain is excruciating. My heart …

Injustice: Speak or Be Silent

Carol Inspirational, Suffering, Womanhood 2 Comments

Share this Post Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked. Psalm 82:4 ESV I could write books about the many injustices in our world. The persecution of Middle-Eastern Christians makes my blood run cold. The plight of innocent refugees breaks my heart. But today I am talking about injustice towards women. Some is …

His Last Words–A Review

Carol Bible Study, Jesus First, Suffering, Trials 2 Comments

Share this Post A few months ago, a fellow blogger told me about an opportunity to help her friend, Kim Erickson, launch her new Bible study book, His Last Words. I had never been on a launch team before, so I applied to Moody Publishers and was tickled pink to be accepted on the team. As a team member, I …

When Everything Falls Apart

Carol Inspirational, Pain, Suffering 0 Comments

Share this Post My husband was diagnosed with a brain tumor on Valentine’s Day in 2014. To say that my life was turned upside down would be an understatement. In the days between the initial Emergency Room visit and the surgery to remove his tumor, I had to face a decision. MANY people prayed for healing from all over the …

Pain is Pain

Carol Inspirational, Pain, Suffering, Trials 2 Comments

Share this Post We are liars. Not necessarily to other people, but to ourselves. We tell ourselves some big whoppers. We tell ourselves that our pain isn’t a huge deal. Someone else’s pain is bigger, so ours isn’t anything to worry about. We think that because our pain looks different than someone else’s, it must not be valid. We tell …