Author Archives: The Pursuit of Purpose

About The Pursuit of Purpose

I am a Christian, wife, mother and grandmother. I have three daughters and one grandson. My husband is working in Afghanistan as a civilian contractor.

The Battle is God’s

Yesterday was my grandson’s second birthday.  I had talked with my daughter, his mother on the phone the night before and had promised her I would take him to see her after church.  Though I don’t want to deprive either … Continue reading

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Away From Me Satan!

The devil started on me early this morning!  I woke up and checked the statistics on my blog and he said, “Ha! Only 25 viewed your blog yesterday!”  I said, “Yep!  That’s 25 people in 5 countries that would not … Continue reading

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Task Accomplished!

Being the child of an abusive alcoholic, I was never really taught how to receive or give love.  I’ve spent the majority of my life looking for love in all the wrong places and trying to earn the love of … Continue reading

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Turn Pain Into Joy

For the vast majority of my life I did not seek a personal relationship with the Lord.  Though I knew Him, I didn’t read His Word, communicate with Him through prayer, and seek His will and purpose for my life … Continue reading

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Let Go and Let God

It is said that patience is a virtue, yet it is not one of my strongest characteristics.  Proverbs 14:29 says “A patient man has great understanding, but a quick-tempered man displays folly.”  I suppose it would be safe to assume … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Deceived

For a long time I blamed others for my problems and my pain.  A part of forgiving others is undertanding that Satan is the source of our problems and our pain.  He works through others to cause us pain and … Continue reading

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Our Heavenly Father is Our Source

The other day I made a post titled “Troubled Times” in which I discussed Matthew 24:1-14 where Jesus explained to the disciples what the last days would look like.  I discussed wars and rumors of wars, earthquakes, famine and the … Continue reading

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