Tag Archives: heart

Oh Where, Oh Where Has Our Editor Gone?

Monday 9-12-2011 I am here and alive and kicking. Kicking my way about through appointments with doctors, labs, nurses, insurance reps, x-ray technicians, and bla bla bla. Next week I fly 1,800 miles to Chicago again just to say “hello” to the transplant team who performed a pancreas on me four months ago. I owe iBeGat.com writers and readers an ...

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Guarding Your Heart

“… Do not arouse or awaken love until it so desires.” (Song of Songs 2:7 NIV) I’ve always gotten a thrill out of wearing a pretty dress. The local spring formal for home schooled high school students presented the perfect situation for doing so. While considering if I should go or not, I remembered my commitment to guard my heart ...

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“Shh…I’ve Got A Secret!”

“Would not God search this out? For He knows the secrets of the heart.” (Psalm 44:21 NASB) Before I could get settled at my desk, Jessica was pulling on my arm and demanding my full attention with the shout of her whisper. “Shh…you’re never gonna believe what I just overheard Wanda telling Joanna, but you’ve got to promise to keep ...

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real days: happy valentines day

But God shows and clearly proves His love for us by the fact that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5: 8 Let love for your fellow believers continue and be a fixed practice with you. Hebrews 13: 1 But if one loves God truly, he is known by God. 1 Corinthians 8: 3 For whom the ...

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My Valentine

“So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.” (1 John 3:16 ESV) Every girl wants a valentine—someone who will love her with that special love she knows must be out there somewhere. Teenage drama centers on ...

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Killing Fear

“For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.” (2 Tim. 1:7 NIV) “If I brought a gun to school you’d be the first one I’d kill.” Seth leered at me from behind, sending a chill down my spine. It was my first year in public school and ...

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Just Keep Swimming

“The LORD is my strength and my shield; My heart trusts in Him, and I am helped; Therefore my heart exults, and with my song I shall thank Him.” (Psalm 28:7 NASB) I stood beside the blocks waiting to get started. If I’d had boots on, I’m sure I would’ve been shaking in them. My friend stood beside me ready ...

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