– by Suzanne Roberts
When I lay my head down at night I want to be able to say, “I won!”
I won over offenses, and the temptation to be less than I can be in Jesus.
I won because I chose (more…)
I had no idea that God sees right through the way we trust Him.
Why not? He knows our thoughts even before we do.
But I thought that trusting God was faith, and we are told in Hebrews that without faith we can’t please God. So, why was I being called into the Throne Room to (more…)
“Mom,” my daughter Kim said, “You know you’re going to have to write a book about how you’re dealing with Dad.”
I recoiled at the thought. It was all I could do to get through each day of unknowns and added responsibilities. “No, hon. I have to live this before I can write about it. I have no energy to think about ministering to others right now. Maybe after it’s all over—maybe then, I could think about writing—but not while I’m dealing with all this raw emotion. I’m still finding my way.”
A couple of weeks later, I shared (more…)
It was the Christmas of 2009, and I was without my husband, Rick. He died suddenly of a heart attack in June of that year. We had thirty-eight Christmases together. It was the hardest thing for me to go to church and feel the joy everyone else was feeling. I just didn’t have it. I had no excitement for the holiday.
Rick was always Mr. Christmas. He enjoyed the (more…)