What’s In a Plan

Having a plan can be really comforting. For many of us a plan provides a sense of security, certainty, and assurance. A lack of a plan can mean fear, uncertainty, confusion, and anxiety. Trusting in someone else’s plan can be just as fear inducing as not having a plan.  Even when that someone else isContinue reading “What’s In a Plan”

Three Miracles of Elisha

Twice now I have been led to three chapters in the Book of 2 Kings that highlights three distinct miracles. First, Elisha heals a man of leprosy and then gives another man the leprosy. Second, he makes an iron axhead float in the Jordan river, and third he prophesies that a siege that is setContinue reading “Three Miracles of Elisha”

My Mother’s Instructions

Written by Leslie Stevens, M.Ed., LCMHC I’m from the country — Essex Country, Virginia. The town of Tappahannock is our county seat. I love home, it’s really beautiful and peaceful. I try to visit as often as I can. My mother lives in a cute three bedroom home with an expansive yard. Her driveway, however,Continue reading “My Mother’s Instructions”

If God Said It, We Believe It

Written By Miracle Hawkins, Contributing Writer 5/28/21 Proverbs 3:5 says, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.” This is one of my favorite scriptures that I must remember and repeat to myself daily. When I begin to feel any fear, disappointment, or uncertainty, I look at itContinue reading “If God Said It, We Believe It”

Love One Another: Benefits of Being in Community

Written by Miracle Hawkins, Contributing Writer 2/18/21 Even before the pandemic, loneliness and isolation was on the rise.  This lack of connectivity caused symptoms of depression and anxiety.  Unfortunately, with the pandemic, loneliness and isolation are only increasing more rapidly.  What can help it? Community.  Community was created by God to be a blessing toContinue reading “Love One Another: Benefits of Being in Community”

Working Through Resistance: New Wine Goes Into New Wineskin

You can’t put new wine into old wine skin. Matthew 9:17 says “Neither do men put new wine into old bottles: else the bottles break, and the wine runneth out, and the bottles perish: but they put new wine into new bottles, and both are preserved.” This verse came to mind as I was reflectingContinue reading “Working Through Resistance: New Wine Goes Into New Wineskin”