A little over a year ago, my dear friend Anna Smit asked me to pray with her about a website that she felt the Lord was asking her to open. It would be a space where those who had traveled a prodigal path, and those who were praying for loved ones on a prodigal path, … Continue reading The Blessing of Life After Death
Category: “Beloved Prodigal” Anna Smit
A Legacy of Praying Faith
I tenderly opened the journal, and its pages almost crumbled in my hands. It’s over 100 years old, after all! And there I saw the handwriting that tells the owner’s name: Mabel Salsbury Dohm, my Father’s Mother. And I cried as I read her opening Scripture: “Here I am! I stand at the door and … Continue reading A Legacy of Praying Faith
Happy Birthday Jesus!
“Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.” Colossians 3:16 NIV The snow was falling and the Christmas lights were sparkling on our tree. My father had recently passed away, … Continue reading Happy Birthday Jesus!
Have you heard the call of the Heavenly Father as He asks you to join Him in prayer for the young ones? Maybe you are a Mom of a Prodigal yourself? I have walked that road, and I know the varying levels of pain and love that are felt inside of a … Continue reading Prodigal Mom
A Mama’s Cry
The hospital room was sterile and cold, a shivering place for a young teenager. My Mom had undergone a simple biopsy, but the time for Outpatient Procedures had not yet arrived in our 1970’s small town. So my Mom was awakening from the anesthesia and due to arrive back to her room at any time. … Continue reading A Mama’s Cry
Preserved in the Wilderness
Blazing sun Glaring sand Baking heat The Wilderness prevailed. Burning pain Stumbling gait Weary heart The Wilderness consumed. Wandering warriors Hiding caves David’s men The Wilderness protected. When the curse fell on me When the evil one shouted I saw the shadows of defeated soldiers Huddled in the back of the … Continue reading Preserved in the Wilderness