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: Stand and See

Carol Inspirational, Prayer, Trials 0 Comments

Share this Post The soldier was standing, but barely. The enemy rushed in from all sides, attacking with renewed ferocity. He mustered all his strength just to keep his shield up and his sword swinging. As soon as one attacker was down, another one took its place. Would it never end? He didn’t know how much longer he could stay …

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 …

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 …

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 …