ACWM: Big Messes and Small Steps

Carol Inspirational, Pain 0 Comments

Share this Post My son’s room looks like an explosion in a toy store. I don’t want to even look at it. That special guest in our home (the one called “Not Me”) apparently dumped all the toys and closet contents on to the floor. If the mess overwhelms me as an adult, I can’t imagine how his little brain …

Taking Jesus at His Word

Carol Inspirational, Jesus First, Traditions 2 Comments

Share this Post He loosed the hold of faulty man-made traditions. He elevated Gentiles, slaves, women, and children. He challenged the proud and arrogant. He showed compassion to the repentant. He ate with men of poor reputation and rebuked the self-righteous religious leaders. He talked of a Kingdom where the least would be the greatest and the greatest would be the …

ACWM: My Worst Enemy

Carol Inspirational, Jesus First 0 Comments

Share this Post Sometimes I really give Satan way too much credit. Yes, he does like to wreak havoc in my life with sickness, chaos, relationship challenges, and leaking roofs. Yes, I do need to put on my Ephesians 6 spiritual armor. Yes, I do need to be vigilant and aware of his devices. But I have a greater enemy …

ACWM: God-Sized Dreams

Carol Inspirational, Prayer 0 Comments

Share this Post Recently, many of us have been part of a 21-day prayer group. We have committed to fast and pray for the things God put on our hearts. One day last week, I read “Day 7” from Mark Batterson’s book, Draw the Circle. He talked about acting in faith as we pray in faith, just as Noah did …