"I don't know what dark plan lies within you. Nor do I know by what design we were asked to live without each other these 16 years. But God has offered us a new beginning...don't slap His hand away."
My baking error made me seriously ponder how important key ingredients are in our lives. One blessing I have noticed during this Covid-19 pandemic is that the world has displayed an increase in prayer for relief from the suffering and devastation that has flooded the earth. Could it be that it took a global pandemic for people to realize Jesus Christ was missing from the forefront of the thoughts and lives of many individuals and families across the globe?
Our families and our hearts can be strengthened by allowing ourselves to start letting go.
It never fails. Whenever I step into the shower, begin cooking dinner, or turn the ignition on my car, my cell phone rings. It is comical how my dad always seems to call at the most inconvenient, busiest time of the day. But when I think about my sweet dad and his penchant for phone … Continue reading Fathers
Upon reading those words, peace seemed to flow down into me, and hope awakened as those words pierced my heart with their undeniable truth. I knew at that moment God was speaking to me through those words. The door of my heart was flung open once again, and light and hope came flooding in.
The world is invited to fast together, for a unified purpose. "Let us unite our faith to plead for physical, spiritual, and other healing throughout the entire world."
During these tumultuous and uncertain times, we are all in need of comfort and assurance. Recently an Uplift the World follower submitted the comforting words of David A. Bednar. We think they are worth repeating: "In our daily lives, endless reports of COVID-19 occurrences and restrictions, criminal violence, famine, wars, corruption, terrorism, and the destructive … Continue reading Faith Drives Away Fear
Now, when confronted with tragedies and disappointments, instead of allowing panic and hopelessness to creep in, I take a deep breath and direct my thoughts to the many times I’ve seen God’s hand in the significant as well as the trivial concerns of my life.
"With God’s help, good cheer permits us to rise above the depressing present or difficult circumstances. It is a process of positive reassurance and reinforcement. It is sunshine when clouds block the light."
We are all subject to trials. What is fueling your fire of affliction?