Monthly Archives: January 2012

Patience and tenderness

Thank God for his patience and tenderness with us.  We are often like toddlers who throw tantrums and act out.  We demand our way and get frustrated when it does not happen our way.  We get very afraid and angry. … Continue reading

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When to pray

Do you ever have someone you know pop into your mind?  Have you ever been wakened in the night and begin thinking about a particular person?  What a perfect time to pray for that person.  God has placed this individual … Continue reading

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Ready to expand your knowledge?

We have become aware that several of our blog friends have been forwarding our blog posts as email.  In fact, we offer a way to sign up for the blog and have it sent to your email.  It is very … Continue reading

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People are suffering….

People are suffering all around us.  People have physical ailments, depression, relationship problems, financial woes, temptations, anger, lack of motivation, daily roadblocks, and on and on.  Jesus understands all of these.  ALL OF THEM!  Jesus was human and divine.  He … Continue reading

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When the spirit says….

What does a person have to do to get serenaded by a top-notch group of over 40 singers right after lunch on a Sunday?  The answer is simple…. be Arla Allen.  Arla had dedicated 14 years to singing with the … Continue reading

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The marathon continues

Arla seems to have fully recovered from her illness a few weeks ago.  We are still not sure exactly what was going on, but she was one sick, weak lady.  She is back doing her therapies, back to brightening a … Continue reading

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The chain is unbroken

Arla was always a prayer leader at church.  She was often the one people would call to request prayer.  She would often call those on the list to check on progress or additional needs so she could relay information to … Continue reading

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Stay connected

Some people view technology as a bad thing.  It makes us passive, changes our culture, puts violence into the middle of our living room, dictates our thinking, replaces people in the workplace, or tethers everyone to a device.  All of … Continue reading

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Doin’ better

Arla is having a better day.  While she is still not wanting to eat much, she was much more alert and smiling tonight.  She was watching TV and communicating.  She was really focusing on those around her and wanting to … Continue reading

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No improvement

Arla has not improved at all today.  She is very weak and not feeling well at all.  The plan is to run blood tests to see if any cause for her malaise can be determined.  Pray she may be comfortable … Continue reading

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