S is for Samson

Think of him as the Thor of biblical times. Samson's supernatural strength is legendary. It was promised to his parents that, as long as his hair grew, God would bless him with unparalleled, physical strength. He grew up during a time when the Israelites were being punished for ignoring God. After forty years of persecution by the Philistines, Samson's … Continue reading S is for Samson

R is for Ruth

She was the royal great-grandmother of King David. But it was not always that way. Ruth's beginnings are pretty rough. Her husband is the son of Elimelech and Naomi, who moved their family out of Jerusalem to Moab during a famine around 1100BC. Shortly after, Elimelech dies leaving Naomi and their two sons alone in an unfamiliar and less than … Continue reading R is for Ruth

R is for Ruth

She was the royal great-grandmother of King David. But it was not always that way. Ruth's beginnings are pretty rough. Her husband is the son of Elimelech and Naomi, who moved their family out of Jerusalem to Moab during a famine around 1100BC. Shortly after, Elimelech dies leaving Naomi and their two sons alone in an unfamiliar and less … Continue reading R is for Ruth

Disappointments

God, when I lose hope, help me remember your love for me is greater than my disappointment and your plans for my life are better than my dreams. How do you deal with disappointment and broken dreams? How do you overcome when tragedy takes the form of a medical diagnosis, loss of a loved one, career shift … Continue reading Disappointments