Day 28 - When You Need Life-Giving Power by Pearl Allard (Look Up for 31 Days series)

Day 28 – When You Need Some Serious Life-Giving Power

It was the first morning temperatures really dropped, and the kids and I were going nowhere fast in a car that wouldn’t start. “So much for being on time,” I said, and slumped back against the seat. I was trying to take the kids to school. Which neighbors could give us a jump? Weren’t they all…

Day 27 - The Solid Rock Invites a Stone Toss by Pearl Allard (Look Up for 31 Days series)

Day 27 – The Solid Rock Invites a Stone Toss

The pastor bent down, straightened, and emerged behind the pulpit holding a two-by-four that extended about six feet in front of him! He held it to his eye while he quoted Matthew 7:5. Startled laughter, including my own, rippled through the pews. I relaxed slightly, despite myself. But when I heard him pause, I felt sick. Here it comes…

Look Up Sometimes (Pearl Allard)

Update, Feedback & Election

Hello dear friends! I wanted to take a moment to update you on the Look Up for 31 Days series. First, I’m sorry if I left you hanging! The series obviously did not get completed in October, like I’d hoped. However, I don’t consider it a failure at all! The material has made me more excited about the topic than…

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Day 26 - When This Little Light of Mine Doesn't Feel Like Enough by Pearl Allard (Look Up for 31 Days series)

Day 26 – When This Little Light of Mine Doesn’t Feel Like Enough

I realized WE are the light of the world – God’s children. And I thought about matches. They don’t light until struck. And I wondered if the struggles that have struck us are God’s tool to shine more brightly through us. If our God is a consuming fire, and He is in us, we have nothing to fear: He will…