America has become a nation of entitlement, no longer wishing to work for wages. Since when did God allow us to sit back and wait for things to be handed to us on a silver platter? Since... never. Why is this selfish attitude being supported by the very people who worked so hard to get … Continue reading Hard Work Brings the Blessings… NOT Entitlement!
Yesterday, my daughter asked if she could give one of her ponies a hair cut. We had given a trim to one of her My Little Pony pets before, so I agreed. I reminded her that the pony's hair couldn't grow back, and gave her a small pair of scissors, and a piece of cardstick … Continue reading Pretty Ponies? A Mother’s “Short Tale”
As a teen, I lived in Alaska, in two different houses, over a five year period. I snuck out several times from both, and ran away from each one. Some of these times were known to others, and some were not. But of the two times I felt the most desperate need bolt, the most … Continue reading She’s a Little Runaway: A Journey from Rejection to Acceptance
A couple weeks ago, as I stood in line at Costco to purchase my groceries, a young mom struggled with her three children in line. She wore a baby in a pouch, had an older baby in the top seat of the cart, and was trying to calm an angry preschooler who sat in a … Continue reading Fill Your Shopping Cart With Love
As a Christian I've been judged and called a "bigot," because I know God's truth and follow His laws. I've been ridiculed for talking "bible speak," because I enjoy sharing the scriptures God commands us to share. I've been accused of being "unforgiving," because I have healthy boundaries, and choose to take God's biblical advice … Continue reading It Only Takes A Spark
Have you forgiven someone, only to be accused of harboring unforgiveness, because you’ve had to establish necessary boundaries for healing and protection? If you're feeling guilty about having less contact because of an unhealthy or abusive relationship, the guilt is not from God. God does not want His children to be doormats. How can we … Continue reading 12 Steps to Forgiveness with Boundaries
by Angela Royse Pelleman The bible tells us we shouldn’t be concerned when others gossip about us. When others slander us behind our backs, telling lies, it's so good to know that God has our back! We can trust in Him completely, because He is Truth, and it will eventually come out. Those who belong … Continue reading Gossip, Lies, and Slander? No worries! God has Your Back!