It’s a beautiful and warm February evening in the middle of winter. The temperature is in the 70’s, a rare occurance even for a Georgia winter, and the sun is shining and pleasant. It’s a great night for a walk around the neighborhood. As I begin my walk down the familiar sidewalks on this most remarkable of winter days, I’m reminded of a similar February day twenty-four years ago. My son had just been born about a month earlier in January and I was taking him out for a walk on the first warm day. When you have a baby […]
“You haven’t prayed yet this morning.” a little nudging thought seemed to say to me. I know… I say back to myself in my thoughts, while grabbing my purse and phone and taking that last sip of coffee. … I’ve got to get going for my appointment this morning. I’ll pray when I get back. Besides, there’s nothing going on here in this quiet morning that needs urgent prayer. It can wait a few hours. I try to read my devotion and pray every morning, but honestly, it sometimes gets away from me. I always feel better when I do. It’s […]
Life. That is the only word that comes to my mind at this moment. I reflect back on the last month or so of changes in my life, also leading me to think back on my childhood and everything else in between, and I have come to this one conclusion: Life. Life is living – the happy, sad and challenging times. It is not perfect. Don’t beat yourself up trying to make it perfect, or even fair. We have a perfect Savior in Jesus Christ, and that is all we need to make sense of our sometimes tangled lives. Life […]
As a mom, and especially on this recent Mother’s Day, there are no more comforting words to hear than these spoken from Jesus: Matthew 19:13-15 ~ Jesus Blesses the Children Then children were brought to Jesus so He might put His hands on them and pray. But the disciples rebuked them. Then Jesus said, “Leave the children alone, and don’t try to keep them from coming to Me, because the kingdom of heaven is made up of people like this.” After putting His hands on them, He went on from there. Children are a blessing in so many ways. Whether […]
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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.