Category Archives: Just Laurie

The Silent Treatment

“Then they sat on the ground with him for seven days and seven nights. No one said a word to him, because they saw how great his suffering was.” Job 2:13, NIV Friends, I cannot count the number of times … Continue reading

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To Brush or Not to Brush!

I was out doing my weekly errands and stopped by the grocery store. It was very windy outside, but otherwise, a beautiful day. Suddenly, I see a lady walking towards the grocery store from the parking lot. With a hair … Continue reading

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The Important Pursuit!

The author J.I. Packer states it well in his book Knowing God, “What is the best thing in life, bringing more joy, delight and contentment than anything else? Knowledge of God.” Packer goes on to talk about what that knowledge … Continue reading

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B. R. Day!

It was almost 29 years ago when I was involved in a tragic car accident which left me disabled for life. Not long after that wreck, God impressed upon my heart to write about it. I didn’t know how or … Continue reading

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The Adversity Effect

“For with God nothing will be impossible.” Luke 1:37, NIV My left eye was left dangling out of its’ socket and the left side of my face had considerable damage, i.e., a broken nose and a shattered cheekbone. My back … Continue reading

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Can You Wiggle Your Toes?

“…to stand every morning to thank and praise the LORD, and likewise at evening…” 1Chronicles 23:30, NKJV The comment was rude and caught my mother and I offguard. “Can you wiggle your toes?” the lady inquired of me in the … Continue reading

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Seize the Day-Carpe Diem!

“Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away.” James 4:14, NASB The man died alone. He was an alcoholic and homeless. … Continue reading

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X Pain, X Gain

“Cast your burden on the Lord, and He shall sustain you.” 1 Samuel 3:18 It has been said, “No pain, no gain.” What does that statement allude to? The fact that pain is inevitable! Should that frighten us? Should we … Continue reading

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Don’t Be A Fainter!

“If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is small.” Proverbs 24:10 Whenever someone faints, it can be from fear. How many times have we heard of a husband being overwhelmed in the delivery room and fainting? Or … Continue reading

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Accessing the Power!

How many of us use a hair dryer on a somewhat regular basis? How many times do we brush through our hair after washing it, pick up the hair dryer and start using it to style or dry our hair … Continue reading

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