Just for Women 2006 Archives

Fighting the Silent Disease

Fighting the Silent Disease

Can we really find a way of escape?

Sin, a form of spiritual cancer, can be defeated like physical cancer and this victory leaves us feeling excited and on top of the world, but we must work hard for the victory and God will help us.

Shift Change

Shift Change

Can you make it just one hour?

Learning to take things one hour and one step at a time helps this mother learn to make it when her premature baby is having problems in the hospital.

The Gift of Praise

The Gift of Praise

Ruby and diamond rings are half as important as the praise they bring!

A Christmas present of a ruby and diamond ring that is adjustable is a present that evokes praise just like the way God has blessed us should pour forth our praise!

The Real Tragedy

The Real Tragedy

How can you not have your life blown apart by a brain tumor?

An update on Jack Marcelain and his brain tumor recovery doesn't bring all good news, but Tammy is committed to not worry about it.

Learning to Tremble

Learning to Tremble

Have you learned the ultimate act of reverence

Kimberly takes an honest self-appraisal and listens to God to learn that she needs to tremble in awe of God and his grace and at her own sin.

Venting?

Venting?

Have you learned to let off a little steam before you blow up?

We need to vent our anger appropriately with a Christian friend before we lose control and the whole things blows up on us and those around us.

Bombarded by Self

Bombarded by Self

So what's the big problem with all this self stuff?

When we put self in the middle of everything, then everything becomes about I, me, my, and mine, and not about God and we mess up our self-absorbed lives.

Final Destinations

Final Destinations

How do you deal with such losses?

The plane crash in Lexington, Kentucky brought out all sorts of emotions in the hearts of people and reminds us how death touches us all and our need for the promises of Jesus.

Be Like the Dumpster

Be Like the Dumpster

Why would you ever want to be like a dumpster?

A dumpster with the word grace written on it reminds Tammy Marcelain of the great work that God can do in our lives to bring hope and joy and meaning when we receive His grace.

Making God Laugh

Making God Laugh

Should this actually be one of our life goals?

God is really in control, and is at our side, and in control of our agenda if we will loosen up and let him lead us.

God is So Big!

God is So Big!

How big is God in your daily world?

God is so big that he is greater than heart and can help us overcome the daily grind in all its mundane sameness.

No Jobs in Heaven?

No Jobs in Heaven?

You going to join me at the heavenly beach hut?

A lighthearted look at heaven and the joy that awaits us there: it's like a beach and not really a job.

The Talking Keypad

The Talking Keypad

When is the last time you got a laugh out of a keypad?

A foot in mouth salesman made Jane's heart glad because of the gift of laughter from a talking burglar alarm keypad.

Controlling Change or Changing Control

Controlling Change or Changing Control

What do you do when you can't control your life?

The world is changing and we lose control, but the real issue isn't controlling as it is yielding to the one in control.

Don't Let the Wrapper Fool You!

Don't Let the Wrapper Fool You!

Do you think most things are what they appear to be on the surface?

So many things appear nice and are harmful while many look awful and prove to be beneficial; we mustn't make snap judgments because God is at work in all of it.

The Right Light

The Right Light

Have you found the right time and the right light?

The right time and the right light are necessary for us to find the right answers.

It's not an Odd Thing; It's a God Thing

It's not an Odd Thing; It's a God Thing

Are the things going on in your life just random or are they God things?

Journaling allows us to see God's work, his fingerprints, his involvement in our lives.

Mother

Mother

How can you truly describe her with mere words?

Mothers are the one constant in our continually changing lives.

Rain Reminds Me of My Mother

Rain Reminds Me of My Mother

Do you remember anyone when it rains?

Rain leaves this grown daughter to think about her mother and all that her mother means to her.

Run the Race

Run the Race

Are you running to win the victory?

Sin entangles and causes us to stumble and fall rather than running victoriously, whether the sin is our own or the sin of others against us.

Sharing Burdens

Sharing Burdens

Do you know them enough to help?

So often we don't know each well enough to even know the burdens we all carry, but we must step in and help by listening more carefully to those around us.

Jury Duty

Jury Duty

When can a conviction lead to an acquittal?

A murder trial ends up in a conviction and acquittal because of a conversion!

Drugs, Children, and the Influence of Evil

Drugs, Children, and the Influence of Evil

What are you doing to help resist evil?

Drugs are an awful evil afflicting our world and Christians need to do something to combat them.

How Great the Father's Love!

How Great the Father's Love!

Does any of the Father's love splash over and touch the people in your family?

Overhearing a questioning about loving children enough gets Sarah thinking about the need for meaningful touch, focused listening, and hanging around together.

Give and It Will Be Given to You

Give and It Will Be Given to You

So what are you really offering to the Lord for His service?

While we are to give a tithe, the tithe is just a reminder to us that everything we have belongs to God.