No One Said This Would Be Easy

“For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory.” 2 Corinthians 4:17 KJV The other day, I was talking to the mom of a 16-year-old, and she … Read More

The Best Defense Is a Good Offense

“Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.” 1 Peter 5:8 The Best Defense Is a Good Offense I used to believe the adage “the best defense is … Read More

Make the Most of Your Summer

“Young people, it’s wonderful to be young! Enjoy every minute of it. Do everything you want to do; take it all in. But remember that you must give an account to God for everything you do.” Ecclesiastes 11:9 (NLT) Summer is the … Read More

Clearing a Path to God

“Jesus entered the temple courts and drove out all who were buying and selling there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves. ‘It is written,’ he said to them, ‘My house will … Read More

Joy in Hard Times

“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, and faithful in prayer.” -Romans 12:12 “Joy is not the absence of suffering. It is the presence of God.” -Robert Schuller   Don’t forget to call your prayer partner today. Godly friendships are … Read More

Keeper of the Chocolate

“Satisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love, that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days.” Psalm 90:14 “Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and … Read More

Day One: Welcome to the Wise Woman Enjoys!

“Show me, Lord, my life’s end and the number of my days; let me know how fleeting my life is.” Psalm 39:4 NIV Welcome to The Wise Woman Enjoys Summer Devotional Plan! Ah, summer! I spend most of the year longing for summertime. … Read More

Unexpected Beauty

“One thing I have asked from the LORD, that I shall seek: That I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD And to meditate in His … Read More

Redeeming Time

“Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity.” Ephesians 5:15-16a “We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.” Nelson Mandela   It’s … Read More

Marriage & Money

“Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: if either of them falls down, one  can help the other up.” Ecclesiastes 4:9-10a “Change! If you keep doing what you’re doing, you’ll keep getting what you’re … Read More