Entries by Elizabeth Dyer

The Other Side of the Sob

Today we welcome our sister and former team writer Ami Wickiser to our blog. At the end of Ami’s post is a link for more information if you would like to guest blog for us. ​I watched her greet person after person, carried along by evident grace. She wanted it to be a celebration instead of a […]

But If Not: Deliverance, Doubts, and Devotion

If this be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of your hand, O king. But if not, be it known to you, O king, that we will not serve your gods or worship the golden image that you have set […]

What I Want or What Is Best?

Valentine’s Day. Along with our anniversary, this is one of those days on the calendar that we widows dread. Can we just skip this day? Pretend it doesn’t exist? One Valentine memory I have is when my husband, who rarely brought me flowers, had flowers delivered by some internet big-name company. They came nearly dead! […]

My New Life Calls

Please welcome our guest Erica Kosal today! Erica Kosal, PhD is an author, biology professor and mom to two young children. Erica lost her husband in June of 2014 after six years of fighting neurological chronic Lyme disease with overlapping ALS symptoms.  Erica has written two books that highlight her relationship with Christ and the power of […]

A New Word for a New Year

Galatians 3:11 (The Message) The person who lives in right relationship with God does it by EMBRACING what God arranges for him. My mouth fell open. I sat in shock as the speaker seemed to look directly at me. How could she have known what God had been doing in my life for the past […]

Recipe for Rest

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light. Matthew 11:28-30 NIV   […]

My Plans

Today we welcome our guest Evelyn Willis.     “For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)   I’m a planner –a list-maker.   That is one of the things that attracted […]

Rejection- Take Mom’s Advice

  But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you… Matthew 5:44 ESV One of my children got a birthday card in the mail. Why did that bother me so much? I mulled over the nagging pain in my heart until I decided what it was–REJECTION. I never get a card from a […]