Tag Archives: Uplifting

I Have No Man – Women’s Edition

Women have often looked to men to define us, to affirm us, and to lead us. Men told us that women belonged at home raising the children and in the kitchen – even in the Church, we were relegated to … Continue reading

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7 Years

DearEncourager is seven years old! It really does not seem like it has been seven years. I remember when I first began my blog and a co-worker said to me that I should write a book, and I replied, “I … Continue reading

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Get Ready To Bloom Again!

One of the things I inherited from my mother was her love for gardening. I love to nurture plants and watch them grow and thrive. While having a bad day, and on the verge of having what I call, a … Continue reading

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Intimacy With God Through Worship

This is in accordance with [the terms of] the eternal purpose which He carried out in Christ Jesus our Lord, in whom we have boldness and confident access through faith in Him [that is, our faith gives us sufficient courage … Continue reading

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Spending Time With God

You will show me the path of life: in your presence is fullness of joy; at thy right hand, there are pleasures forevermore. Psalm 16:11 I actually was asked to write on this topic by someone who is seeking a … Continue reading

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My Life Is In His Hands

But I am trusting you, O Lord. I said, “You alone are my God; my times are in your hands.”  Psalm 31:15(a) TLB Yesterday was my 59th birthday. I had been thinking about this birthday for some time. Not to … Continue reading

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THE ONLY FATHER I’VE KNOWN

…And I will receive you and will be a Father unto you, and you shall be my sons and daughters, said the Lord Almighty.  2 Corinthians 6:17(b)-18 I recall watching an Oprah special on “Daddyless Daughters;” and I remember being … Continue reading

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Savior, Redeemer, Healer

…by His wounds you [who believe] have been healed. 1 Peter 2:24 (AMP) I did not want this month to pass without taking the time to share with you that I celebrated five years cancer free – to God be … Continue reading

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FREEDOM

Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.  Galatians 5:1 A common phrase that we often hear as it relates to the military is “freedom isn’t … Continue reading

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Truth

Lead me in your truth, and teach me: for you are the God of my salvation… Psalm 25:5 Truth has almost been redefined. We say, “Well the real truth is…” Is there an unreal or false truth? That would be considered … Continue reading

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