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  • Bankhead National Forest 2014
    From a humble servant; An earnest prayer
    Hello Father,I'm so glad your always there when I call. The line is never busy, your never to busy to listen and you always help me to feel comforted and safe. No matter what concerns I have. I love you Father, I'm so belssed to have you...
  • Book of Revelation
    Revelation – the book of hope
    Jesus, the Son of God, entered this world as a newborn baby. He grew to manhood in Roman-occupied Palestine. He spent his young years working in his father, Joseph’s, woodworking shop. Then, as a man, he walked through the countryside and...
  • The Storms
    The Storms
    This past week was the anniversary of the infamous ice storm that crippled the Metro Atlanta area. The heartwarming stories of how strangers came together to help each other during that most difficult snowstorm.The Northeast is experiencing severe...
  • Prison for the mind
    Tampa suffers forms of addiction, key to stop addictions is hard to get and show
    What drives a person to become addicted? Multitude of stressors, and not a way out, no escape, no hope, therefore, the addictive substance becomes just an escape for the addicts? "The Truman (True Man) Show" for various reasons is...
  • Check Your Anchor - A Devotion
    Check Your Anchor - A Devotion
    Hebrews 6:18-19 (NLT)So God has given both his promise and his oath. These two things are unchangeable because it is impossible for God to lie. Therefore, we who have fled to him for refuge can have great confidence as we hold to the hope that...
  • Raise the Bar - A Devotion
    Raise the Bar - A Devotion
    Romans 3:23-24 (NLT)For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s glorious standard. Yet God freely and graciously declares that we are righteous. He did this through Christ Jesus when he freed us from the penalty for our sins.Standing...
  • Good Hope Estate, Jamaica
    Stages of change
    Have you ever wondered why it takes time to really embrace change in your life? Or, why some changes come so easily while others seem so difficult?I know for me I have been thinking about this as of late considering the New Year and all of its...
  • In His Hands - A Devotion
    In His Hands - A Devotion
    Psalm 37:23-24 (NLT)The LORD directs the steps of the godly. He delights in every detail of their lives. Though they stumble, they will never fall for the LORD holds them by the hand.When our oldest three children were little, they were positioned...
  • Gatherers - A Devotion
    Gatherers - A Devotion
    James 1:16-18 (NLT)So don’t be misled, my dear brothers and sisters. Whatever is good and perfect is a gift coming down to us from God our Father, who created all the lights in the heavens. He never changes or casts a shifting shadow. He...
  • Nativity
    Advent V: The Hope of God's Humiliation
    The culminating story of Advent is the birth of Jesus. In it we are presented with a paradox that actively demonstrates how far God is willing to go to bring us the hope of His salvation. The story begins with the masters of the world still...
  • The birth of Hope for all peoples announced by angels and a star
    The promise and the gift of Christmas
    Merry Christmas to all. And during this season, may each of you know that whether you are with loving family or friends, or you're lonely and struggling to make it, Jesus is the same yesterday, today and forever and He loves you more than you...
  • Why Christ came as a baby: new version
    Why Christ came as a baby: new version
    For Christmas I usually respond to my readers request to repost the “Why Christ came as a baby” article I wrote several years ago. (There’s a link below if you’d like to read it or read it again.)This year I thought I'd...
  • Parent's Decoration
    Advent IV: Hope in the Hill Country
    Advent may be the story of hope, but not everyone shares that hope. There’s something about this season that has a tendency to excavate long-buried hurts, ignored or untended wounds, and deep-seeded disputes and tensions, bringing them to...
  • Dog pulled off euthanasia table seconds from death, now hopes for new home
    Dog pulled off euthanasia table seconds from death, now hopes for new home
    She nearly lost her life at Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control in Florida. She was already injected with the chemical sedative to start the euthanasia process. There was no reason for anyone to help her. She had already had a very tragic...
  • Pastor tells congregation: 'Keep your eye on the flicker of hope'
    Pastor tells congregation: 'Keep your eye on the flicker of hope'
    On Sunday, Dec. 7, Rev. Lois Blakey-Paige, pastor of New Canaan Worship Center in Richmond, Virginia preached from Isaiah 40:1-11 using the title "Focus on the Flicker of Hope." She said we can look at the flame of a candle and see how...