Author: Arwen McGilvra

Give Thanks - God

Thankful for a Healthy Attitude

Always use the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to thank God the Father for everything. – Ephesians 5:20 (CEV) A thankful heart is healthy. Starting in the 1960s, researchers at the famed Mayo Clinic conducted an extended study of more than 7,000 people. Those who...

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Creative Creatures

Power in Weakness

One of Satan’s angels was sent to make me suffer terribly, so that I would not feel too proud. Three times I begged the Lord to make this suffering go away. But he replied, “My kindness is all you need. My power is strongest when...

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Creative Creatures

Surviving the World

Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in...

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Creative Creatures

I Will Be Your Shepherd

The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake.– Psalm 23:1-3 (NIV) If you’ve just suffered a serious...

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Creative Creatures

Called to Serve

He heals the brokenhearted and bandages their wounds. He counts the stars and calls them all by name. How great is our Lord! His power is absolute! – Psalm 147:3-5 (NLT) It’s been nearly two centuries since Florence Nightingale was born in Florence, Italy, to affluent...

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Creative Creatures

Recovering from Pain

This covenant will not be like the one I made with their ancestors when I took them by the hand and brought them out of the land of Egypt. They broke that covenant, though I loved them as a husband loves his wife,” says the...

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Creative Creatures

Creative Creatures

If your heart is broken, you’ll find God right there; if you’re kicked in the gut, he’ll help you catch your breath. – Psalm 34:18 (MSG) Robots are playing an increasingly-significant part in society. By 2025, futurists say that robotics and artificial intelligence will affect a...

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I Don’t Change - God

Facing the Future

I have told you these things while I am still with you. But the Holy Spirit will come and help you, because the Father will send the Spirit to take my place. – John 14:25-26 (CEV) Fortune-tellers, mediums, palm readers and the like are quite popular...

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I Don’t Change - God

Keeping Your Promises

God cannot tell lies! And so his promises and vows are two things that can never be changed. We have run to God for safety. Now his promises should greatly encourage us to take hold of the hope that is right in front of us. –...

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