Thursday, July 14, 2011

My Prayer

Well, as I said in my last blog, my daughter who've I've raised for 20 years has moved out and is moving on. I came across a portion of Scripture I have read time and time again and have decided it is a prayer I need to commit to praying for her as she becomes an adult and all of the growing pains associated with that transition.  The verses I refer to say, “I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in his people, and his incomparably great power for us who believe…” Ephesians 1:18-19.  This will be my prayer for my precious daughter.  Written many, many years ago, it is so appropriate for today.  It never ceases to amaze me how AWESOME our God is.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011


Well, I've posted a few book reviews on here, but have done nothing else.  I think it has come time for me to blog about more than just the books I've read and more about who I am and what my heart has to say.
  First off, welcome to my blog!  My name is Melissa.  I have recently become both a Pastor's wife and an empty nester.  I am adjusting to both of these new roles in life and let me tell you it is an adventure!!!
  I met my husband in Bible College and from the moment we met, I knew he was the one.  I don't know how but I just knew.  We were married a short 9 months from the time we met.  We've recently celebrated our 21st wedding anniversary and our love is stronger today than it was in the beginning!  As I said earlier, he has recently accepted a pastorate.  The church is a small country church and we love the people there.  The