Salvation

An Open Letter to Julianna Snow’s Mother and Other Parents of Children with Severe Disabilities

An Open Letter to Julianna Snow’s Mother and Other Parents of Children with Severe Disabilities

I do not pretend to understand the severity of other diseases nor the impact of disease processes on others’ lives in other life situations. But I would like to encourage you with what I do know. What I do know is that life is not in our hands. As a Christian, I believe the Bible […]

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Meaning in Suffering??

Filed in chronic illness, faith, Salvation, Suffering, victory by on July 26, 2014 1 Comment
Meaning in Suffering??

  “The Spirit Himself testifies with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, heirs also, heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him so that we may also be glorified with Him” (Romans 8:16, 17, NASB). As I was watching a program by Joni and […]

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I Can’t Imagine: Living through Crisis without Christ

I Can’t Imagine: Living through Crisis without Christ

I have cried many tears today and had many scary moments. There was nothing that could have truly helped prepare me to see my husband, my wonderful Charlie become critical and struggling through his every breath. But no matter how scary, I knew the Lord was with me and would never leave me. It was […]

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Waiting on the Lord

Waiting on the Lord

Sometimes we get tired of waiting.  We feel like we work and work to accomplish God’s purposes, to do what He has called us to do.  But nothing ever happens.  We never seem to bear any fruit.  Or at least that is what “we” think.  However, many times God is at work in us and […]

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Julia Rose and Child-like Faith

Filed in Charles, Christian Walk, Life, Salvation by on August 14, 2013 0 Comments
Julia Rose and Child-like Faith

After we went to speak at a conference for The Speak Foundation in Atlanta we went on the following week to see my sister, Jennifer, my brother-in-law Fred and my 4 year old niece Julia. When we got there we had to immediately begin unloading supplies and everything we needed for my care (an entire […]

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Just Being Real – Freedom Through Brokenness

Filed in faith, Freedom, Grace, Life, Repentance, Salvation by on February 5, 2012 2 Comments
Just Being Real – Freedom Through Brokenness

“Break our hearts, oh God Break our hearts. Break our hearts, Oh God. Break our hearts. For the sin in our lives, Break our hearts…..” (Break Our Hearts by Billy Foote) One of the greatest challenges adjusting to this new life has been the challenge of having staff around us nearly all the time. Now, […]

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A Love That Changes You

Filed in Charles, faith, Jesus, Life, Salvation by on January 10, 2012 0 Comments
A Love That Changes You

John 3:16 “For God so loved the world, that He gave His one and only Son that whosoever believes in Him will have everlasting life.” It is definitely no secret to anyone that my husband loves to hear me sing and play the piano. So, he was more than ecstatic when I was asked to […]

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