A Year of Restored Friendships

It brings a smile to my face to see the way God has answered my prayers this year!    I've been blessed to see God restore friendships with dear friends on two separate occasions this year. In both instances, I have to admit that I was often leery of God's ability to restore those relationships because of ...

EXit Prayers: How to pray for the “EX” in your life…

EXit Prayers: How to pray for the "EX" in your life Has God ever asked you to do something that you didn’t want to do? Has he ever asked you to pray for your enemy/person who hurt you?  Give money to someone at church or just be kind to someone who annoyed you? Tasks like these are ...

Places of Grace…

Today’s message of grace was placed on my heart after reading a beautiful blog written by Pastors Keith A. Butler and Deborah Butler.  Grace has been a recurring message in church and throughout my quiet time over the past few weeks, so I know God is trying to soften my heart in this area. Photo ...

26 Ways To Enjoy V-Day as a Single!–From A to Z

So it’s V-Day again!!! Photo Credit: Frank GuidoPhoto Content: Words added by Erika GlennPhoto Title: Be MineCreative Commons License Grocery stores are full of beautiful red & pink flowers.  Cupcake shops are stocked with petite sweet treats. Redbox has weekend specials for new releases and classic hits. Local restaurants have a smorgasboard of dinner & dessert ...

Am I A Failure?

Photo Credit: Erika Glenn Our understanding of God affects our understanding of His forgiveness. If you have a weak moment and you break your fast, should you resume the fast or discontinue it? I’m reading a book called the “The Fasting Edge” and in it, Pastor Jentezen Franklin shares the story of a young pastor who worked ...

The Best Way To Get It Out, Is To Pray It Out

Photo Credit: Danielle Moler, "I Love Glitter"Photo Content: Erika Glenn; I found this photo on the "Backgrounds" application for Androids.   It's often hard to move past the pain of being hurt by someone but God can give you so much more if you give that pain to Him. When the memory of being wronged crosses ...

Part 2 of Forgiveness: “I Forgive You”

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Telling someone that you forgive them isn’t just to free them from guilt and shame. It’s also to free your heart and mind from anguish and sorrow. Letting someone know that they are forgiven is like tossing that last stone of condemnation and judgment into the sea. It’s looking at the painful experience you carry ...

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