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Victory for Every Battle

When you go through a tough spot in life, you pray for relief, don’t you? I do too. I can recall statements such as, “This is the year, Lord, for restoration to come,” and, “Two months is long enough, Father…” Basically, we know that this trial hurts and an escape would be welcomed! The Israelites […]

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Pray for Her

Many celebrations enshrouded the weekend for us Beamers: a long-awaited wedding of a dear friend, a baby shower for one I have known since she was a baby, and Father’s Day. In the midst of these joyous occasions, I would often stop and think of the hurting community in Charleston, South Carolina. Today, I am […]

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What Do You Believe For?

I believe I am favored of God and set up for success. I believe I see miracles daily. I believe my marriage will last. I believe that I will die satisfied and not of disease. This takes great faith knowing the things that I have seen. But there’s a power greater than sin and darkness, […]

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Overflow

It seems so insignificant, doesn’t it? That little, “oh” in response to another’s report of a friend or loved one’s cancer diagnosis. Add to it a grimace when the stage of disease indicates aggression. Our vocal and facial reactions indicate something deeply hidden… the heart exalts the disease title or degree of severity. Out of the […]

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burdened to share

Are you are excusing any vices in your life?  Are there habits and addictions that you are justifying instead of making any progress toward positive change?  Consider The Message translation of 1 Corinthians 10:23-24- Looking at it one way, you could say, “Anything goes.  Because of God’s immense generosity and grace, we don’t have to dissect […]

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