Today, I pray for my son, and for all moms praying for their sons. It is a special thing, when I hear another mom talk about her son. Mine is beginning his last year of high school, and my prayer is simple and direct. I pray for safety always, and for God’s guidance in those small but impactful decisions he will begin to make this year, and to finish school strong. Whew! The journey has not always been easy up to this point, but I can look back and clearly see God’s hand and blessings through the smiles and tears over the years. I have been fortunate to have the opportunity to keep my son in a Christian school since pre-K. It has been a year-by-year faith, not always knowing if we would be able to continue paying the tuition […]
Paul to King Agrippa in Rome: Why should it be thought incredible by you that God raises the dead? – Acts 26:8 I love the character of Paul in the 1st century. He was bold yet humble. He walked the talk. He didn’t waiver, not once. He knew his job, and he wasn’t afraid to change when he first found out he was wrong on that fateful road to Damascus. “Saul, Saul, Why are you persecuting Me? It is hard for you to kick against the goads.” So I said, Who are you, Lord, and He said, “I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting.” – Acts 26:14-15. What a strange thing for Jesus to say.. It is hard for you to kick […]
We need rock stars. All kinds, not only those that can bang out a tune on stage, but that helps too. Bono is one of my favorite – he is larger than life and unassumingly quiet at the same time. He just goes about doing what God has given him. The following article is too good to pass up for the opportunity to re-share, and to keep too. If you or anyone you have known has ever had doubts or unanswered questions about life and what we’re supposed to do, Bono seems to explain it better than anyone I have heard, and in a way we can all relate. The New Testament had its rock stars too – John the Baptist, Peter, Paul and many others. They […]
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Sue McCusker is a writer, Bible teacher, and web developer who loves to share the stories of life, hope, and faith she sees around her every day. She has written for Guideposts and Angels on Earth magazines, and teaches the story of God in women's Bible study.