Monthly archive for June 2006

When The Word Speaks Louder Than Words

Do you ever think you wasted valuable energy doing silly things as a youth and wish you had that energy now? For example, I had a high school boy help me plant some trees recently. After working him mercilessly, he looked terrible so I let him take a brief break. He rebounded as though he had just started! I was exhausted just watching him. To add insult to injury, his dad told me later that when he got home, he changed clothes so he could go to the gym and work out with weights! These kids don’ t need all of that reserve – real people like me (real adults) do. However, that is not how it works. It seems that when life is at its most difficult, we need our greatest resources – but often we fumble for the answer. In times of difficulty, we need to have a

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Scripture Memory Testimony

As I was reviewing my scripture memory verses this morning, the Lord revealed an amazing work He has done through this in my life. Back in 1997, I had the desire to memorize Psalm 139. Having been in the process of healing a damaged and unhealthy self-image, I knew this Psalm would be powerful in that process. I managed to “temporarily” memorize through verse 14 and stopped. I began to lead a First Place group in January 2002, and that fall attended F.O.C.U.S. Week. It was an ideal time to fully memorize that Psalm. I did fulfill my commitment to the Lord and to myself and continued to review regularly. Many times, when alone and struggling again with the old lies playing over in my mind, I would recite that Psalm. Immediately, the truth of God’s Word would fill my mind and heart. I went through at least one session

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Scripture Memory Testimony

Well, I did it. I quit my job and Southern Suppers and Catering is open for business. The trial runs have been outstanding. I am working with two clinics, one especially for Diabetics and the other one is internal medicine, plus the people who call and want “take and bake” meals for their families. You will love this! I cooked a dinner in Benton for 35 people and used recipes that I have developed or re-worked to be First Place. One man came into the kitchen to apologize to me saying the food was so rich he was afraid to eat it, because of the fat content. When I told him how many fat grams were in each serving, he ate two helpings. I love what I am doing and believe with all my heart that God has called me to do this. I could not have done it without

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