The first lady needed a friend, someone who would be trustworthy and caring, with her best interests at heart. Mary Todd Lincoln found that friend in her dressmaker, Elizabeth Keckley. Madame Elizabeth, as she was known, was a gifted seamstress; her mother having taught her as a young girl. She ...Read More »
Some “Good News” To Warm Your Heart
The message of Easter applies to every day of the year. With all of the depression, teen suicide, continual evil, fear, and hopelessness, the world can always hear some welcome news. The resurrection of Jesus is the gospel of the Christian faith. The word gospel means “good news.” I Corinthians 15:14 ...Read More »
Should You Love Yourself?
Few would argue that the world is full of self-centered, self-loving individuals. Honestly, we all fall into that trap sometimes: “I want … ! And, I will have … !” We live in a society that counsels us, “Love yourself!” Such self-love causes great damage, and is, in fact, deadly. ...Read More »
When Forgiveness Isn’t Easy
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. -1 John 1:9 If there is one lesson that the Lord teaches us all it is how to we are to learn to be good forgivers. It’s ...Read More »
Running The Race Or On A Leisure Cruise?
We are all running this race. Well, some are running. Others seem to be on a leisure cruise. Are we running to the battle to gain an “incorruptible” crown or are we satisfied with a “corruptible” one? Who are the righteous? They are the ones running to receive the prize. ...Read More »