Mama Archive

Strengthened by God

Dear Mom, There were many times, in my decades of mothering five children, that I didn’t know what to do. Thankfully, I knew, who did know what I should do. At this point, I would climb the stairs to my bedroom, close the …

Keep him on the Run!

Dear Mom, We all have the same enemy, the evil one. The Bible says he roars around like a lion seeking to destroy. Remember, he is only roaring and making noise; trying to paralyze you with fear, for one reason or another. I …

Parenting on your Own

Dear Mom, If you are parenting on your own, allow me to encourage you today, through the single mother Hagar in the Bible. She was used, mistreated and thrown away; probably exactly how you feel. Hagar only had God, and no doubt, sobbed …

Who Am I to Question You?

Dear Mom, Questions. We have all wondered why certain things have happened in our lives. However, while reading through the book of Job, I have my doubts that Job would recommend questioning God’s actions. He tried demanding answers from God and when God …

Watch What You Say!

Dear Mom, If you think you can – you can, if you think you can’t – you are right. Watch your words. They will inspire or tire you. If we speak defeat, we will receive defeat. Why don’t you try; instead of negativity, …

A Minute for Moms – Done In!

Dear Mom, Children often, ‘act out’ as their only means of expressing, “Something is not right in my world.” As mothers, our reactions must be more mature than their outbursts. I heard a quote once that carried me through many troubles, “Blessed are …

Happy Father’s Day

Today, I would like to bless my Dad. He’s 85 this year and still a warrior. No, he doesn’t duke it out at 80+ years old (ha) however, he does engage in the battle of prayer. Dad knows, God hears him when he …