Confession: I am a former junkie of Mexican telenovelas. I started watching these syrupy melodramatic soap operas in college when I was learning Spanish for the first time. My best friend (a Brazilian) and I would watch them at her apartment in the evenings after class. Mexican soap operas are very different from American ones. …
My daughter had been asking me for days to buy brownies at the store. Since I have been making lifestyle changes, sugar is one thing I try not to keep around the house. However, it is difficult being the only person in the house trying to avoid sweets and other junk food. So I gave …
My two kids and I were all enjoying a bowl of fruit loops this morning. There was nothing particularly spiritual about breakfast. We had not prayed together yet as a family, nor had I had time to pray on my armor. But as we were eating breakfast, there was something on my mind. I was …
How many times in 14 years as a flight attendant have I listened to an actor’s voice telling my passengers traveling with small children to “put their own oxygen mask on first”? I believe that putting on the armor of God every morning means that I am not only preparing myself spiritually to handle whatever …
I would like to delve a little deeper into my last post about the Armor of God. I discussed some of the benefits of putting on my armor everyday. But what happens when you don’t put your armor on? I tend to be impulsive about things.  I always have been.  It seems I have always …
My pastor asked for volunteers last week to read a draft of his new book about the subject The Armor of God (based on Ephesians 6). I reluctantly and at the last minute raised my hand to receive a copy to review and give feedback. I had no idea how my life would be changed! …
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