One of the very first words of advice an expecting family will hear is, "enjoy it because they grow up so fast," or something along those lines. My husband and I have heard this so many times that I've even began to notice it appear in our own speech as well. Someone might ask how Abigail is doing and we'll say, "She's great, but she's growing so fast."
This phrase has been drilled into my brain, and because we've heard it...
"Search me, O God, and know my heart;
Try me, and know my anxieties;
And see if there is any wicked way in me,
And lead me in the way everlasting."
If you were to ask me what my favorite verse was in the entire Bible, it may very well be this one. This is a prayer that I have returned to over and over again. It tends to be when I'm feeling a bit lost. Women tend to be more on the emotional side, and I...
“Now My soul is troubled, and what shall I say? 'Father, save Me from this hour'? But for this purpose I came to this hour. Father, glorify Your name.” Then a voice came from heaven, saying, “I have both glorified it and will glorify it again.” (John 12:27-28).
Have you ever had a prayer that comes up over and over again throughout your life? For me one of those prayers is this; that Jesus...
You've heard the story of the old man who walked along a beach littered with thousands of starfish, washed ashore by the high tide. He noticed a young boy picking up starfish and tossing them into the ocean. The old man asked the boy what he was doing and the boy replied, "saving the starfish."
Surprised, the old man said, "there are so many starfish, what difference can you make?"