Approximately six years ago, my husband and I thought it would be an adventure (for lack of a better word) to visit Dudleytown, CT. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Dudleytown, it was a very old, small village that later became a “ghost town” in the 1800s, nestled in the northwestern region of Connecticut, of which, it has been labeled as haunted, and for good reason. Some even believe there’s a portal somewhere in the heart of it.
Being a Christian couple, we should have known better. I mean, we did, but we should have never even dabbled in the idea of visiting such a place for amusement. God tells us to stay away from that kind of stuff (Eph. 5:11). Well, here’s what happened: Continue reading “Learned From Stupidity”
IT WAS NEARING DUSK when I pulled into the parking lot of a Kohl’s Department Store with my two children. I needed to pick something up for them (last-minute) before the night was over. As I found a spot in the midsection of the almost-full lot, the girls and I noticed how dark it was getting, as the stars were starting to array across the sky.
When we made our way into the store, we began to shop around a bit, until about five or 10 minutes later, when I checked my purse for my iPhone to find out what time it was. Swiping my hand across the insides and corners of my purse, then frantically, maneuvering my fingers around everything in it…it wasn’t there. My iPhone was gone! Continue reading “God and My iPhone”
You’ve seen it before (if you haven’t,stick around a little longer): a man or woman prays over a visibly, sick or disabled person. Not much appears to happen after the first prayer, so they do it again, and again, and again, until the result of change is evident.
I’ve got to admit, it takes some serious faith and perseverance to solidify your belief that God will change a situation after the first prayer seemed ineffective. But the truth is, we must have that faith, and the request was heard (if you believe Jesus is the Healer). Continue reading “Why Keep Praying For the Healing?”