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I Long to Be Free

Posted by Joy Roberts on June 2, 2016 in Faith, Freedom, Friendship, Joy Roberts, Uncategorized

I long to be free… To have the sun on my face and the wind in my hair. When I was young, I had a beautiful appaloosa horse named Danny.  He was a massive, powerful steed covered in spots.  Actually, Danny was not my horse. But his owner, a family friend, allowed me to ride […]

Prayer is Powerful

Posted by Guest Blogger on May 20, 2016 in Faith, Prayer, Uncategorized

    By Melissa Nichols When I was a little girl, praying seemed simple. I would just talk to God openly and honestly, not holding anything back. Because of my childhood relationship with God, I have always have thought of prayer more as a constant conversation rather than a one sided list of requests or […]

Prayer Cards: A Simple Tool That Works By Kari Patterson

Posted by Guest Blogger on May 11, 2016 in Faith, Prayer, Uncategorized

Yesterday as she opened her Bible, a stack of colored index cards slipped out onto the floor. I had to smile. I knew exactly what they were and why she likely kept them with her all the time. Because I do too! I’ve been a Christian for almost 30 years, but I just started really […]

A Rule Followers Guide to Prayer

Posted by Julie Widman on May 4, 2016 in Faith, Julie Widman, Prayer, Uncategorized

Would you consider yourself a “rule-follower”? I do! I proudly state: “I’m a rule follower!” as I ask my friend to go get me a diet coke at a birthday party because I’m not sure it’s allowed. (I realize this aspect of my persona has some major downsides). When the disciples asked, “Jesus teach us […]

Is Your “Yes” Really a “Yes”?

Posted by Julie Widman on April 7, 2016 in Julie Widman, Uncategorized

I turned to my husband and asked, “Do you think my parents really want to come and help us clean out the attic this weekend?”  “I think so, your mom is pretty good about telling us ‘no’ when they are too busy and saying ‘yes’ when they want to,” he replied. Travis’s simple statement put […]