Devotions

  • Living in the Crisis but Moving Forward in FaithMay 17, 2015 - 4:23 pm

    Reading for Seventh Sunday of Easter Acts 1:15-26   Devotion Peace be with you! When someone you trust and depend on betrays your trust, it’s easy to be left emotionally reeling. Everyone experiences betrayal at some time during their life. A cheating spouse breaks the trust between husband and wife. A close friend revealing your […]

  • Breaking Down Boundaries—physcial, psychosocial, and spiritualMay 10, 2015 - 2:21 pm

    Reading for Sixth Sunday of Easter Acts 10:44-48 Devotion Peace be with you! The world imposes physical, psychosocial, and spiritual boundaries on us. Stairs, hills, gates, doors, and hallways are physical boundaries, which keep us in or out of certain places. The ways in which we are welcomed or not welcomed, taught to behave, and […]

  • Letting the Lord Take the LeadMay 3, 2015 - 4:38 pm

    Reading for Fifth Sunday of Easter Acts 8:26-40 Devotion Peace be with you! The Lord leads you to places you would not go otherwise. I went to a conference one year without a personal caregiver or a plan as to who would help me eat each meal. I ended having meals with colleagues I would […]

  • Christians’ Dirty Little SecretApril 27, 2015 - 4:49 pm

    Reading for Fourth Sunday of Easter Acts 4:5-12 John 10:11-18 Devotion Peace be with you! As Christians, we have to face the cold, hard truth: Jesus had to be crucified, because we would not accept God’s mercy any other way. We join the crowd everyday and yell, “Crucify him, crucify him!” when with turn our […]

  • You are Forgiven when you Repent…No matter How Big or Small the SinApril 22, 2015 - 7:45 pm

    Reading for Third Sunday of Easter Acts 3:12-19 Devotion Peace be with you! People stare at what they do not understand. Last Wednesday during the #CPChatNow Twitter discussion, one young lady who has cerebral palsy shared her experience of spending a week in the hospital with her son who is five years old who had […]

The Muse

  • Never Mind the DoctorsMay 18, 2015 - 5:27 pm

    She was born into loving arms, parents who raised her as their own She was eighteen months old and the world was against her. She was labeled a nothing but heard a unique drum. She rolled over and laid in her mother’s arms. She enjoyed the freedom her four wheels gave her, as her four-legged […]

  • Cerebral Palsy is a BlessingMarch 25, 2015 - 2:17 pm

    Peace be with you, Cerebral Palsy! For almost thirty-two years, we have co-existed in the same body. You came into my physical body as an infliction from the devil—an attempt to steal my soul from God the Father. However, the Lord has used us to bring him glory. The devil’s attempt to make it difficult […]

  • Why do you feel I need your help?May 28, 2014 - 6:09 am

    I am determined to do [whatever “it” is] I can do independently, even if it looks a little odd or as if I am struggling. When I go shopping alone, sometimes I sense that the store workers are watching me and ready to pounce when I need help. Being watched as though I do not […]

  • Fighting the Guilt ComplexMay 21, 2014 - 6:03 am

    Cerebral Palsy often times gives a person a guilt complex for needing help to do the things she wants and needs to do. The guilt complex can drive a person into depression and make her withdraw from her family and friends. It takes a strong network of family and friends to get a person from […]

  • Death: A Comma, Not a PeriodMarch 28, 2014 - 4:02 pm

    My pastor, Father Ladd Harris, constantly tells us, “Death is not a period but a comma.” My church is an older congregation in Florida’s retirement community, so death is a common occurrence. The congregation understands of returning to God after a long life. But our church has recently suffered two deaths that have made us […]

Blog

  • CREATOR: gd-jpeg v1.0 (using IJG JPEG v62), quality = 90YOUR Freelance Editor: Rebecca Florence MillerMarch 17, 2014 - 6:06 pm

    My wonderful and talented friend, Rebecca Florence Miller, is my copy editor for God the Healer and is looking for extra work in the editing world. If you have seen the improvement in my writing over the past few years, let me tell you a secret: it’s Rebecca, not me. So if you are busy […]

  • Charity: Water – The Baptism of the Lord CampaignJanuary 11, 2014 - 9:55 pm

    For the next ninety days, I am challenging my readers to raise $1200 for Charity: Water to provide water systems in Rwanda, Uganda, India, Honduras, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Kenya, and Malawi. 800 million individuals around the world have no access to clean water. This means children drink and bathe in contaminated water, which means they cannot […]

  • Behavior CovenantNovember 28, 2010 - 9:06 pm

    First Corinthians 12:12-26:   Different Members in One Body   12:12 For just as the body is one and yet has many members, and all the members of the body – though many – are one body, so too is Christ. 12:13 For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body. Whether Jews or […]