ARCHIVE February, 2011

Iron Sharpens Iron

I thank God for everyone whose life has forged my Christian walk. I am grateful for so many women including wives of the men whose names appear here and the ways you have stood by my side.   Ladies, your encouragement and support I have never doubted.  You know who you are and what a blessing you have been to […]

February 20, 2011 in Inspiration by

A Refuge for Women

This page is dedicated to my sisters in ministry.  We face similar struggles and can support one another to grow in Christlikeness. My story is not unlike yours.  In fact, this web site exists because of all the “disses” in my life.  I readily admit there have been plenty of negative disses.  Like many of […]

February 20, 2011 in Inspiration by


In the Garden with Seminary Gal

I believe God is the ultimate conservationist.  He wastes nothing.  He makes everything beautiful in its season.  Since part of my background is horticulture, it should be no surprise that I love gardens and all the plant imagery in the Bible.   It’s wonderful that mankind’s first home after Creation was the Garden of Eden…and their job […]

February 20, 2011 in In the Garden by


The Harrowing of Hell

The Harrowing of Hell (Summary Version): Thank you, Simon, for asking the interesting question about  the “Harrowing of Hell.”   First, I’ll offer a short summary answer followed by two pages going progressively deeper into the topic. The term “Harrowing of Hell” refers to the time after Christ’s victory over death through which He was able […]

February 20, 2011 in Articles by

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Being Resolved

The meaning of resolution can vary dramatically depending on the sphere in which it is used. Interestingly, Daniel experienced resolution in many ways when he resolved to serve God continually…even in Babylon. Being resolved is critical to our daily walk with God…and Daniel shows us that nothing can prepare us for a lion’s den of […]

February 14, 2011 in Devotionals by

The Deep, Deep Love of Jesus

Suffering has been a hallmark of God’s faithful people throughout history. Loved by God and yet appointed to suffer for Him. Why is that a logical connection? In Romans 8:36, “it is written: “For your sake we face death all day long; we are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.” This statement of suffering is […]

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