Communication has existed from the beginning of time, and likely even before. But what we know of it began when God created everything, through speech. He simply spoke and it all came into being. God used communication to construct, and he wants us to do likewise. Through it he created a safe place, provided for … Continue reading 4 Ways to Make your Tongue a Building Tool
Many missionaries face discouragement, feeling they have no one to turn to. This is more true than most of us imagine. Some live and work in isolated and/or primitive locations. Many others live on limited offerings, struggling to make ends meet. And they all need encouragement. 8 simple ways to encourage missionaries and lift their … Continue reading How to Encourage Missionaries
Have you ever felt like your life doesn't count for much? You go through the same day-to-day routine. But it feels like you're just spinning your wheels? Yet, you'd like your life to count for something and bring about positive change. But perhaps with all responsibilities you feel you can't do more. Or maybe you're homebound, … Continue reading One Person Can Bring Change
Darkness and despair emanated from her eyes, sounding the cry for help her lips could not utter. But when I'd invited her, "Come for coffee. It's not good to stay alone," I had no idea I was inviting HER. And even less did I realize she was taboo. Not to associate with. No, I didn't know. I'd … Continue reading The Samaritan Woman on Your Doorstep
Most school students here can only say a few simple phrases in English. School language programs don't work well. But fortunately, Mario's private students do better! He loves his kids and teaching, but often feels he doesn't do a good job. But I think he's a second Mr. Chips! Under his tutelage, failing grades become excellent, and students … Continue reading Hello: We Care About You!
Marriage is a learning process. I've found that no matter how long you've been married, or how great your marriage is, there is always something new to learn. Some area that needs improvement, or things to forgive. Hubby and I are celebrating 41 years today. And to us, it's a celebration of God's faithfulness. He … Continue reading 8 Timeless Tips For a Strong Marriage