Is Your Foundation Firm or Falling?
I still remember the day well and I was so excited I could hardly stand it. Mama and Daddy had picked my husband (whom everyone calls “Hub”) and I up…Read More
As We Celebrate Our Freedom…
In just a few weeks, millions of Americans will be celebrating our country’s freedom. There will be gatherings both large and small, and individuals dressed in red, white, and blue,…Read More
Are We Being Conditioned to Fear?
The Root of Fear: One Sunday afternoon, at the tender age of five, aboard my Daddy’s boat, lightning struck me. We’d invited the Emmons family to join us that afternoon…Read More
How to Stand on Hope in 2023
There’s a trend in our Christian culture today of blaming every hardship, illness, or heartbreak on the devil or one of his demonic spirits. Lately, the devil has become this…Read More
Cultivating a Heart of Hope:
Have you ever been in a situation where there was no “out?” Where seemingly there was no answer, no resolve? Maybe it was during the past year of the COVID…Read More
How to Break Free From Your Strongholds
I aimed towards the beer and soda bottles stacked against the backdrop of the dirt slop. The sun shined through the green, brown, and clear glass I’d collected in the…Read More
When Your Life Unravels: A Covid Story
The Big Interruptions in Life: I like to think I’m mentally strong. An overcomer. Fierce in my faith. Anchored in. However, the reality is that few of us are ever…Read More
Are You Pessimistic or Persistent in Prayer?
The big “eye roll.” We’ve all done it—whether inwardly, outwardly, within our minds, our hearts, or even subconsciously. It’s that moment when our “inside” voice is screaming, “Really? Seriously?” I’ve…Read More
Feeling Unremembered? Divine Preparation for Your Calling:
The Undoing of Me: “Mr. Umidi, you will need to have your lower lumbar spine fused with screws and rods.” It was the spring of 1993 and although this news…Read More
Am I Ready for Discipling? Are You?
I Must Confess: I am no New York Times bestselling author. By the time you see this blog, I will have poured over it for hours, and an editor will…Read More
Keeping the Sharks From Stealing Your Focus:
Celebrating Independence: “Momma!” My son Colin yelled cross the channel. He put his hand on his head, making a fin; his way of warning me of the sharks without alarming…Read More
Finding Your Life Vision for 2021
Self-Focused Vision: The word “Vision” has gotten a bad rap, due to the fact that it’s popping up in New Age terminology and practices, but we must remember Satan’s…Read More
Lies Christians Believe
The women who participated in our first podcast taped at the farm. Front row: l-r: Liz Hammond, Barby Molnar. Back row l-r: Tracey Carter and Prem Adams “Remove far…Read More
Showing Mercy During Covid.
My brain screamed COVID! when I saw him slumped in a puddle of urine with dried vomit on his beard. I ushered my kids in a wide circle around him and into…Read More
My Preparation Started with a Farmhouse
Preparing Your Heart and Home: Where my journey started… In the Beginning… I can pinpoint the exact year God put, “Get prepared!” on both my heart and…Read More
The Sound of Silence
The Chesapeake Bay fueled my terror of lightning. One afternoon, a dark shadow hung over my Daddy’s boat before a bright flash bounced off a crab pot, and a sharp…Read More
Is Assisted Suicide Merciful?
The year after my sister passed away from breast cancer, my life aligned alongside a woman named Vanessa diagnosed with brain cancer. Walking with Vanessa seemed surreal at…Read More
The Silence of Suicide in the Church
“My heart is severely pained within me, And the terrors of death have fallen upon me. Fearfulness and trembling have come upon me, And horror has overwhelmed me. So I…Read More
How to Fight Spiritual Warfare part 2
How to Fight Spiritual Warfare part 2: Preparing the Heart and Harvest of your life. If you haven’t read How to Fight Spiritual Warfare part 1 you need to…Read More
Are You Experiencing a Spiritual Attack?
Trapped in a barn stall I couldn’t see it, but I felt it’s hot breath on my skin. It snarled and loomed over me. I spun around feeling for the…Read More
Welcome to our Orlando garden. We’ve had a couple of weeks of very hot, dry days, and like a toddler looking for Santa in the night sky, I’ve looked for…Read More
A Bike With Fat Tires
Something happens to me when I hop on my bike and head out for a ride; in my mind, I become a 10 year old. It’s as if I have…Read More
Lessons From a Girl’s Deathbed
For those of you who haven’t been following my friend Vanessa Raghubir’s story and you would like to read more, you can find her story at these links: Half-Naked and Picking…Read More
If Chestnut Trees Could Talk…
For the month of February, I’d like to allow a tree to speak to us. Each week, we will glean wisdom from the Chestnut tree. Small Chestnut trees flank the…Read More
Can You Hear Me Now?
Philippians 4:6-7New International Version (NIV) 6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of…Read More
Seeds of Love…Seeds that Change
“Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand.” Mother Teresa We’ve been supporting Abilaisha through Compassion International since she was wee…Read More
Finding Contentment in the Dark Part 2
Phillipians 4:12-13 12 I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in…Read More
The Gene Pool
Since Tricia passed away, and my days are consumed with caring for Isabella, memories of our childhood, seem to find their way into my thoughts. A time when Brandon, Tricia,…Read More
Tricia Baines: Fighting Breast Cancer One Day at a Time:
Posted by Tammy Adams in Uncategorized April 12, 2013 Many nights as a child, I slept clutching my sister’s nightgown, for fear the dark shadows would peel off…Read More
Image via Wikipedia When I was young, the moon shined through our frosted bathroom window, and created a cross. On the throne, I believed God sent me a sign,…Read More
An Imperfect Christmas
Image via Wikipedia In a leading women’s magazine I read, the struggle to create the perfect Christmas for our brood, is within the top 3 stresses for mothers during the…Read More
The Pop of the Bubble
Image via Wikipedia It’s amazing what you find out about your children when you homeschool them. For me, it’s like cutting off the layers of dusty bubble wrap, to find…Read More