Claressa graduated in June 2022 from the ReFire Program in Tallahassee & is looking for employment to support herself, a handicapped son, & teen daughter. Read her full testimony used with permission.
“President Zelenskyy and the Ukrainian people have risen as historic symbols of courage and principle.” “Ukraine is the tip of the spear for the democratic embrace of dreams. If we allow it to fight alone, our soul as America is lost.”
And My people are bent to backsliding from me: though they called them to the most High, none at all would exalt him. Hosea 11:7 My daddy had a saying, "I don't care which way the wind blows as long as I get a little … Continue reading Bent on Backsliding
I wonder if the Apostle John when he was imprisioned on the island of Patmos, ever considered himself a survivor, battled compassion fatigue or dealt with survivors guilt? Noah Webster describes "surviver" as one who outlives the other and "survivor" in the real estate terms … Continue reading Survivors Guilt
As thousands flee in Florida, and thousands more are devastated in Texas, the carribbean and Mexico (as a result of the recent earthquake); I am certain many are praying and asking the question, "Lord, where do we go from here." Jesus had just performed two … Continue reading Lord, Where do we go from here?
! Warning** Do Not Do the following or allow your children to do this! Frazzled, shaken, unstable, wobbly and obviously fluffed! This is what my poodle Angel looked like after coming out of the dryer. Not the blow dryer either! When I was a young … Continue reading Angel in the Dryer – Warning!
CHOICES - People may often misunderstand your goals, your vision, your mission ~ but keep going, keep striving and continue to push, having faith in the specific calling you have been given! (While at the same time being open for Godly accountability and constructive criticism) … Continue reading Choices… we all have to make them
Summer is here... The past few weeks have been very exciting as the snow in the Matanatsu Valley has melted and you see campers, four wheelers and the landscape change from white to green! Or not quite yet... This week a fresh blanket of snow … Continue reading Summer is here… in Alaska
I will heal my people and will let them enjoy abundant peace and security. Jeremiah 33: 6b (NIV) The second phase of healing a wound (there are four) is inflammation. Inflammation means to ignite or set on fire. The process is part of our body’s … Continue reading Inflammation “I”s that will Incinerate You
"For my groaning comes at the sight of my food, And my cries pour out like water." Job 3:24 Which comes first, indigestion or groaning? The truth is that your health can be ruined because of the way stress, crisis and trauma is handled in … Continue reading Indigestion – “I”s That Will Incinerate You
Immobility - Fear will immobilize you as was in the case of Pastor Bobette Stubblefield, Soon after our marriage began, my husband began to isolate me by forbidding me to spend time at church and with my family and friends. Isolation then begins to break … Continue reading “I”s that will Incinerate You – Immobility
I’m looking back a few years ago, when I took this picture. I had spent a year in Ohio working at a large ministry and the experience and friendships that I made while I was there are not measurable. There was probably not anything in … Continue reading Like a Signal in the Sky….The Power of the Cross Never Dies!