God

Guest Author
By  Tricia Draper 
We can do nothing on our own to further the plans God has for us without knowing and accepting His purpose for our lives. 
Heather Smith
 But did I ever pray that anyone I knew would have such an encounter? 
Milo
 Moses, Joshua, and Abraham understood what it meant to “Fear the Lord”.  Their actions were appropriate, and it is through this understanding that they were able to be successful in their massive feats.  
Guest Author
By: Marlene Custer 
Wouldn’t you love to fly like an eagle, and have such enviable strength?  Well, you can! 
Milo
Father, today we also honor all earthly fathers, and so Jesus we lift up fathers everywhere this day – especially:   
Guest Author
by Jennifer Cardinal   
Everyone loves a story of transformation. We think of the caterpillar changing into a butterfly. This fuzzy little creature that now takes flight and children marvel at we too want a life like this. We want a story to tell of how we have been transformed. 
Debbie
Life can be challenging, leaving us weary and wondering what it’s going to take to feel restored again.
Guest Author
by Abby Kelly   
  One of the most puzzling aspects of internalizing and living out the truth of Christ’s finished work on the cross is how to pray. I mean, if it’s all been done, if He’s already working things out for my good, if He already knows my need and He’s already accomplished what concerns me, what’s left to say? 
Guest Author
by Anne O’Donnell   
Sugar and God.. 
What could these two possibly have in common? 
Milo
Stop and change my way of thinking, otherwise my mind goes dark and my heart hurts. It is during those times that I have to lean the most on the Word of God. In this case I read, pray and mediate over Romans 8.
Guest Author
by Delia Latham   
He is risen – and we are saved! 
  Let’s tell our children that story. Let’s make sure they know that Jesus loves them enough not only to die, but to rise again. 
Guest Author
by Antje Hill
No matter how God-like we want to be, a little neglect is all it takes for weeds to take root in our life. Less than Christ-like characteristics can creep in slowly with no warning.
Milo
I ugly-pray-cried that Friday; I am not sure if you ever ugly-pray-cried to God before but it’s not pretty. 
Milo
 It was early in the morning, the servant woke up, walked outside and his heart dropped. Outside, the city was surrounded by the enemy. He started freaking out…
Guest Author
by Tonja Taylor
It reminds us that He is our God, and we are His people–and implies strongly (to me, at least), that He, our God, is the ultimate; without Him, what else is there? 
Heather Smith
It’s what we all want, don’t we?  Especially at Christmas, the words are everywhere.  But what do we mean?  Does that mean we don’t want war?  What if we aren’t at war, do we still want peace? 
Milo
Have a blessed Thanksgiving! Happy  Thanksgiving to you and your family.  Here is some of our favorite Thanksgiving posts from the past years
Heather Smith
Sometimes, I pray for a miracle and I don’t really believe God is going to answer. But I pray anyway.  Sometimes…sometimes…He answers. 
Guest Author
 by Jennifer Woodley  ‘for Herod feared John, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man, and he protected him. When he heard John, he was greatly perplexed; and yet he liked to listen to him.’ Mark 6:20 (NRSV)  Though King Herod was intrigued by John the Baptist’s words and ‘he liked to listen to him’, the hearing made no difference to Herod.