Movie Review: Machine Gun Preacher

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Tonight I watched a movie called “Machine Gun Preacher” with my husband, a film that brings the horrors and hope of the Sudan war zones into razor sharp focus. I took a special interest in this movie when the upcoming release email showed up in my in-box and I was wish it was for more noble […]

Rebecca St. James Releases Her New Worship Album: "I Will Praise You."

Recently, I was driving from our house to a friend’s thirty minutes away (in my increasing role as taxi driver) and my teen daughter turned the radio station to the ever popular Q102. I don’t mind my girls knowing the songs of their peers but it wasn’t long before a crude and vile phrase from […]

Movie Review: Letters from God

Over our campground holiday, we managed to fit in a lovely movie that was sent to me called Letters to God. The synopsis reads: Tyler Doherty is an extraordinary eight-year-old boy armed with strong faith and courage as he faces his daily battle against cancer.  Surrounded by a loving family and community, Tyler’s prayers take […]

Back-To-School Shopping with Walmart and Dayspring! #withpurpose

Check it out! I’m new to Whrrl but I just learned how to make a story of our shopping trip to buy school supplies at Wal-mart where I was given a gift certificate from DaySpring & Collective Bias to buy supplies to give a full school bag away to a needy recipient (still to be […]

Journey of Prayer with Women of Faith

This year has been a powerful one as I sought opportunities to learn about prayer and encourage others in their prayer life. As life has gotten incredibly busy, I have realized even more the need to face life from my knees, praising God, thanking Him for all good things, and bringing all requests before Him, […]

Trust in the Lord with All Your Heart

Devotional for PresWIC e-newsletter: Women in the Church (WIC) Leadership Training. MEMORIZE IT! Proverbs 3:5-6 "Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths." LEARN IT! The Bible instructs us to put all things into the Lord's […]

Matthew 22:37-40

And he said to them, 'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And, a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. On these two commandments depend all the Law and the Prophets.'" […]

Freedom For All

Here's my first article to appear in The Voice of Grace & Truth, a Christian newspaper for the PA Delaware Valley. (It ran on the front page of the June/July 2009 Issue) This year we celebrate 233 years of freedom following the signing of The Declaration of Independence in 1776. The signers demanded release from […]

Old Jean Shorts: Lessons from Nehemiah 9

You know summer is coming when you put on your jeans and you begin to feel prickly sweat start to crawl up your shins, defying gravity. You push all fears that the shorts in the bottom of the drawer might not fit this year and shimmy into a pair that at least keep your legs […]

Spiritual Filters

Here is my latest entry for the e-newsletter I create for the women's ministry leaders of the Philadelphia Metro-West Presbytery PresWIC. Thought I would share with all you lovely bloggers too! MEMORIZE IT! 1 Chronicles 16:14-15 "He is the Lord our God; his judgments are in all the earth. Remember his covenant forever, the word […]