Lifting One Another

Photo by Callum Hilton on Pexels.com Have you ever felt like someone was placed in your life for a reason? Recently, I was told a story about someone who experienced this. They were minding their business and crossed paths with someone who was very distraught. At once, it was apparent that this person needed encouraging.…

Making Yourself Available

Photo by Breakingpic on Pexels.com There is just something about encouraging one another. Often, God will stop me in my tracks and put a person on my heart. When He does, I do my best to be obedient to that nudging in the Spirit. After all, I would want someone to show up for me…

Being The Friend You Want

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com What kind of friend do you prefer? Do you want a friend who is kind, patient, and honest? Do you value friends who are willing to put your feelings and interests ahead of their own? When friends don't do these things or meet these criteria, how does it make…

Use This Time

Photo by Kelvin Valerio on Pexels.com I am keeping my daily routine, as much as I can. One thing I won't do is just sit and worry. This is the time to knock out some of my to-do lists, and I am staying consistent with my time with the Lord too! While it may be…

While You Are Waiting

Photo by Felipe Cespedes on Pexels.com I recently had a conversation with someone who has been waiting on God for some things. It seems like whenever I speak to them, they say they are believing God, but they aren't very joyful. I try to encourage them to be hopeful and to look forward to the…

Be a Restorer

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com "Praise the Lord: praise God our Savior! For each day, He carries us in His arms. Our God is a God who saves. The sovereign Lord rescues us from death."Psalms 68:19-20 "The generous will prosper: those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed."Proverbs 11:25 Photo by Christina Morillo on Pexels.com…

Friends in All Seasons

Photo by Helena Lopes on Pexels.com I was just visiting with one of my friends that I have known for over a decade now. We met when we were both teaching in the school system. I first met her when I had to go on sick leave for several weeks. Today, we got together and…