Bravery comes in all shapes and sizes, especially in war time. A mild teacher found himself transformed from teaching to being in charge of a tank division.
We have ideas for our own lives, but are they the same as God’s? If those plans are not in alignment with God’s purpose, our path may take a very different route.
Are you waiting for God’s promise to arrive in your life? Do you believe that He is faithful to bring it to pass, even if you must wait for it for years? This is the year of Jubilee when God’s blessings abound, such as land returning to its rightful owner.
God, Guts and Allergies. Say, what? Let’s focus on the broader possibilities…
Nine years ago in Dungarvan, Ireland, my husband and I secured what had to be the most beautiful home I’d ever lived in. It had five bedrooms, enough to house the kids we would be caring for.
I didn’t hold grudges against those who abused me, but I did hold onto hurt. I wore the pain as a merit badge, as a reason why you and everyone else should love me.
I did receive some pity. But no one showed me love because of it. Least of all myself.