Archive for the 'Thought Provoking Questions & Quotes' Category

Christmas Thoughts

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

 “…And then, just when everything is bearing down on us to such an extent that we can scarcely withstand it, the Christmas message comes to tell us that all our ideas are wrong, and that what we take to be evil and dark is really good and light because it comes from God. Our eyes […]

I Hate Sin

Monday, October 24th, 2016

I’m against sin. I’ll kick it as long as I’ve got a foot, and I’ll fight it as long as I’ve got a fist. I’ll butt it as long as I’ve got a head. I’ll bite it as long as I’ve got a tooth. And when I’m old and fistless and footless and toothless, I’ll […]

How Has God Redeemed This?

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Right before our little guy was born, I shared parts of our story in Sunday School class.  This past Sunday, I did again. It’s the same class and some of the same people but some are different. I shared a little differently this time mostly also including my story of how I came to know […]


Thursday, July 7th, 2016

I read this article  There’s a lady at the gym and she hates me on  Lysa TerKeurst’s blog today  and it resonated with me. I’ve made this mistake and others have made this mistake about me! Like she says in her post, there are those who make it clear that they don’t like you either by […]

It Wasn’t My Faith

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Sometimes people say, “Corrie, it was your faith that carried you through your time in the concentration camp during the war.” And I will immediately answer, “No, it wasn’t my faith – – it was the Lord who did it. He was the One who made my faith strong by His Holy Spirit, who makes […]

Beautiful Marriages

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

I read this on the blog about Ian and Larisssa (I posted a video about them before. They married even though Ian had been in a terrible accident.) It encouraged me this morning. I’m pretty sure it applies to us too. “But it seems, in our tiny little experience of marriage so far, that those […]


Friday, July 20th, 2012

Forgiveness is not that stripe which says, “I will forgive, but not forget.” It is not to bury the hatchet with the handle sticking out of the ground, so you can grasp it the minute you want it. –D. L. Moody


Sunday, May 27th, 2012

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Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions—the little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss,  a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitessimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.  Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Trials~George Muller~repost

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

“Our desire is not that we may be without trials of faith, but that the Lord graciously be pleased to support us in the trial.”   George Muller