Hope Restored By Judy Trent-Whitnack

Have you ever found something you forgot you had?  Or lost something without realizing it?   When I was 31 years old, my first husband died of cancer.  In the years that followed, I struggled to raise our four young children alone, in the midst of great depression.   Some months ago, I came upon…

The Pictures By Judy Trent-Whitnack

      I had a dream recently that my husband was taking down all of the pictures from the walls of my home office.  I sobbed as I tried to stop him.  These were my pictures, the very best of my memories, treasures of my life – past, present and future.   It took…

Prayer Retreats by Adena Hodges

Looking forward to a prayer retreat this afternoon – 24-hours away with Jesus!  We all need times of refreshing in the Lord.  We can get so busy with our schedules, work, family, etc. Jesus experienced this, too.  He said to His disciples, “Come aside by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while.  For…

Listening Prayer by Adena Hodges

  For many of us, prayer tends to be a one-sided monologue, pouring out our thoughts, needs and praises.  But God is eager to speak to us!  I love this verse from Isaiah 50:4 “…He awakens me morning by morning; He awakens my ear to hear as the learned.”  I want to wake up each…