Conquering the Lies

In Articles/Devotions

Something happened about six months ago, maybe even longer, time seems to slip away. I found myself lying in bed unable to sleep. The thoughts wouldn’t stop coming. Maybe thoughts is a gentle word because they were lies. They hissed…

Mrs. Lea Turner

Mrs. Lea Turner

"Don't be afraid of them. Remember the great and awe-inspiring Lord, and fight for your countrymen, your sons, and daughters, your wives and your homes" (Nehemiah 4:14).

For When Guilt Steals Your Peace and Joy

In Articles/Devotions

For years, I allowed the enemy to steal my peace and joy. My thoughts ran wild, and guilt often overwhelmed me. Until, I learned to rest in Him. On day four of a seven-day trip when the five kids and I…

Mrs. Lea Turner

Mrs. Lea Turner

"Don't be afraid of them. Remember the great and awe-inspiring Lord, and fight for your countrymen, your sons, and daughters, your wives and your homes" (Nehemiah 4:14).

Why We Can’t Afford to Miss His Kindness

In Articles/Devotions

Maybe it is the small acts of kindness that make the world a better place. Maybe there are times in our lives when a random act of kindness shifts our thinking and breaks chains of bondage in our thinking. Could…

Mrs. Lea Turner

Mrs. Lea Turner

"Don't be afraid of them. Remember the great and awe-inspiring Lord, and fight for your countrymen, your sons, and daughters, your wives and your homes" (Nehemiah 4:14).

How to Savor Life Just a Little Bit More

In Articles/Devotions

Life is meant to be savored. Breathed in and enjoyed. Thanksgiving always on our lips, knowing life is a gift. Dinners, in our home, are no longer rushed but enjoyed and often last an hour with the seven of us talking…

Mrs. Lea Turner

Mrs. Lea Turner

"Don't be afraid of them. Remember the great and awe-inspiring Lord, and fight for your countrymen, your sons, and daughters, your wives and your homes" (Nehemiah 4:14).

Finding Joy in a Life Filled with Distractions

In Articles/Devotions, Our Writers' Testimonies

It was after we washed the dishes from dinner that I sat with my eleven-year-old daughter on our swings in our backyard. Something about lingering in the evening with family brings peace to the soul. “Mom, come and sit on…

Mrs. Lea Turner

Mrs. Lea Turner

"Don't be afraid of them. Remember the great and awe-inspiring Lord, and fight for your countrymen, your sons, and daughters, your wives and your homes" (Nehemiah 4:14).

The Lost Art of Brokenness

In Articles/Devotions

  “My brokenness is a better bridge for people than my pretend wholeness ever was.” Sheila Walsh I was putting away clothes in my daughter’s closet when I overheard a conversation my daughter was having with her cousin. Although they…

Mrs. Lea Turner

Mrs. Lea Turner

"Don't be afraid of them. Remember the great and awe-inspiring Lord, and fight for your countrymen, your sons, and daughters, your wives and your homes" (Nehemiah 4:14).

It All Matters

In Articles/Devotions

I was having a pretty hectic week, you know the kind where it is only Tuesday, and you wish it were already over. My 12-year-old storms off to his room and slams the door, and I want to bury my…

Mrs. Lea Turner

Mrs. Lea Turner

"Don't be afraid of them. Remember the great and awe-inspiring Lord, and fight for your countrymen, your sons, and daughters, your wives and your homes" (Nehemiah 4:14).

3 Keys to Maintaining Peace

In Miscellaneous Blessings

Do you ever tell yourself you’ll finally have peace when the house is clean and de-cluttered? The kids get along or when that one relationship is restored? Or maybe when you are finically set, and debt is paid off. I…

Mrs. Lea Turner

Mrs. Lea Turner

"Don't be afraid of them. Remember the great and awe-inspiring Lord, and fight for your countrymen, your sons, and daughters, your wives and your homes" (Nehemiah 4:14).

How to Prepare for Christmas This Year

In Articles/Devotions

“The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us” John 1:14 NIV. Each year I pray I will not miss Jesus throughout the Christmas bustle. Holidays are already fast approaching. The gifts, the food, the lights, the Christmas cards,…

Mrs. Lea Turner

Mrs. Lea Turner

"Don't be afraid of them. Remember the great and awe-inspiring Lord, and fight for your countrymen, your sons, and daughters, your wives and your homes" (Nehemiah 4:14).

When Your Faith Seems Small

In Articles/Devotions

I sat in the quiet stale room of the hospital listening only to the beeping sounds of the machines. I wasn’t sure how we got there, except that it all started with an email from our adoption agency asking if…

Mrs. Lea Turner

Mrs. Lea Turner

"Don't be afraid of them. Remember the great and awe-inspiring Lord, and fight for your countrymen, your sons, and daughters, your wives and your homes" (Nehemiah 4:14).

The Testimony of Mrs. Lea Turner

In Our Writers' Testimonies

I can remember sitting in our screened in porch of our three- bedroom ranch about 7 years ago. I was staring at my Bible, questioning, for the first time, was this whole Christian/Bible thing really working for me. Sure, I…

Mrs. Lea Turner

Mrs. Lea Turner

"Don't be afraid of them. Remember the great and awe-inspiring Lord, and fight for your countrymen, your sons, and daughters, your wives and your homes" (Nehemiah 4:14).