Category: Inspirational

Hold Me Close

Hold Me Close In happy times I thank You, And feel strength beyond my own. And when my heart is breaking, I know I’m not alone. In discouragement as I struggle, And it settles like a cloud, Then I come in prayer before You, In Your presence meekly bow. For our feelings are such wispy […]

The Privilege of Prayer

MJ Johnson, In His Service PRAYER When we say a prayer and bow our knee, And come before the Lord, Oh to know the power in this gift, To understand His Word. To be there that day when Jesus died, When He suffered on the Cross. When for our sake He gave it all, So […]

It Matters to Me About You

“In the early part of 1982 I had exhausted every effort to find a much needed job. I felt like giving up. Many of my friends were getting jobs left and right. But it seemed I just could not land that position I wanted. Yes, I wanted a position instead of a job. I had recently given my life to […]

God Hears and He speaks!

Please understand something here. I am not sharing this for any personal glory. I asked the Lord to help me to share this for His glory, with humility for the purpose to encourage all who read this. God is indeed ready to listen to your heart. He will in His way respond to you. Just […]


Verse 1 There’s a lot of people talkin’ ’bout people Lookin’ down at everybody actin’ like they’re sittin’ on a steeple Keepin’ all their own faults locked up in a big vault Forgettin’ that God don’t need a combination to see it all Raise your hand if you ain’t ever done nothing wrong, that’s what […]

Current Events – God’s Lessons

Current events can be the greatest opportunities for lessons from God. Recently, Susan had found herself in a situation (which quite frankly was a recurring one) where she was expected to step in to do the job of a co-worker who went on a week’s vacation. To make it plain; Susan did that person’s work as well as […]

Understanding Grace & Truth

We have heard the word Grace used over and over again. Many times without getting a full understanding of the word. The use of it has become so commonplace that others just join in the chorus. Its a fact, that God has given us grace. But there is an assumption that people just get it; that they naturally understand […]

Then You will Call and I will Listen to You Pt. 1

This is Part 3 in the Prayer Series… It has two parts to it. Here is part one. This is POWERFUL! God will actually listen to us when we call upon Him! Wow! How Awesome is this? Often… and all too often people quote this one scripture an inspirational speaker or preacher (some prosperity package dealers) […]

Become the Person You Needed pt. I

Reflections by Cleo. Did you have a childhood that was wrecked with hardship, abuse, and loneliness? Or maybe you know of someone who experienced it. Perhaps the question had been asked, “Why did this happen to me?” As a child, I went through some of the most horrendous forms of abuse and neglect from those […]