Truth Hinge

As I worked through our lesson 5 homework, these words on Day 4 caught my attention: "[Truth] is the hinge upon which the entire issue of faith-filled living rests." Priscilla goes on to explain,"the truth of God's character and His Word provide the framework that allows our faith to flourish and thrive." I love the picture …

Prayer Strategy

{Marlys Burgett shared with us during class this week, drawing from her own experience crafting a prayer strategy from this study} Some of you have asked about the Prayer Strategy Cards that are located in the back of the book. I’m sure some of you have filled them out. But if not, I thought I …

Be Strong

Most of my life has been about praying it safe. I started young, tucking my heart in with this nighttime entreaty: Now I lay me down to sleep I pray the Lord my soul to keep If I should die before I wake I pray the Lord my soul to take. Amen. Upon waking the …

Faithful Focus

At 5:13 this morning the birds interrupted my sleep ... again! A cacophony of twits and cackles with no melody or cadence. Not a song but a sound. Before the sun was up, they were up, and I with them. An hour later, the day began to hum and shine, diminishing the bird calls. But …