– 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…)
When you were a child, were you afraid of the dark?
If you were one of those unlucky kids, I’m sure you remember how frightening it felt when the lights went out and you tried to focus on going to sleep. Sleep was the farthest thing from your mind.
Instead you were filled with thoughts of (more…)
I knew I was frustrated.
Two things gave it away. First, I was clenching my teeth. Second, I was procrastinating. The worst part was I couldn’t seem to do anything about it. Essentially, I was on vacation and I was miserable.
Some things we do so often, or at least often enough, that we can (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…)