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The Winning Trials in Life

The Winning Trials in Life

Do you ever wonder what your life might be like if you hadn’t gone through various trials? Did that particular challenge completely reshape your future by opening your eyes to unfavorable traits or behaviors? Did you vow to turn your life around after surviving those difficult moments? The truth is… some people will learn and others … Continue reading

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How Do You Survive The Storm?

How Do You Survive The Storm?

It was pitch black when I woke up in the middle of a deep sleep. The wind howled and slammed against our bedroom window with a threatening force. Lightening flashed rapidly and my heart began to race. I jumped out of bed and quickly ran to our lower level. My husband stood in the living room … Continue reading

Guest Post – Pregnancy Loss & Thankfulness

Guest Post by Jenny Lorton – I am thankful to bring you another amazing, inspiring story for Jenny. She previously shared her triumphant story about surviving polio. Now Jenny bravely shares her experience in losing a precious gift from God… her baby. I pray this story brings you comfort and peace in whatever you might … Continue reading

Guest Post – Life Through God’s Design

Guest Post by Jenny Lorton – Allow me to introduce a reader with an incredible story. Jenny is a survivor and an inspiration. I hope that her story will inspire you to press on and be hopeful in the promises of our Lord and Savior. God bless you, Jenny. Thank you for sharing! —- For … Continue reading

Guest Post – Testimony of Prison

Guest Post by Kathy Eselhorst:  I met Kathy unofficially over email. She was grateful to read my post about a cousin serving time in prison. Kathy felt compelled to share her story. I hope that you find encouragement in her story. Though we all make mistakes, it’s important to know that we receive forgiveness through … Continue reading

My Thoughts on Faith

  Faith is the ability to believe what you cannot see.  It is the ability to press on and trust in God’s Word and Truth.  Faith is knowing that despite your circumstance… God will bless you.  It is delighting in the trial and thanking God for our troubles.  While the Lord is polishing and molding … Continue reading

How to Overcome Trials

Until recent years, I thought the biggest trial of my life was going to begin and end with my motorcycle accident in 2005. Since it was such a long process to recover, I selfishly hoped that the Lord would never put me through something like that again. Wrong. Trials aren’t about who we are or … Continue reading

Worship Style and the Church Masquerade

Every Sunday morning as a child, my parents led us into our Lutheran church and sent us off to Sunday school.  I remember the thick smell of jelly donuts and stale coffee that clung to the air in all the morning chatter.  My sister and I would twirl in our Sunday dresses and eagerly skip … Continue reading

When God Is There – A Poem

I started writing poetry at age 14 and it honestly helped me through some difficult days.  In the recent weeks, I just started writing and found healing through an old hobby.  I love the creative comfort it provides and knew it would help me through another long trial.  Here are my thoughts and heartache through … Continue reading