6 Lessons I Learned About God as an Adoptive Mom that Every Parent Needs to Know (Part Two)

By Barbara Rainey | October 15, 2018 | 8 Comments

Like all new parents Dennis and I welcomed our first four bio babies with joy and great anticipation for what God had planned. It was no different with our adopted daughter. We had equally lofty hopes and dreams for life with her. Our story, like most adoptions, was marked by the unmistakable hand of God. […]

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6 Lessons I Learned About God as an Adoptive Mom That Every Parent Needs to Know (Part One)

By Barbara Rainey | October 8, 2018 | 12 Comments

Stepping into the hotel lobby, I took a deep breath and exhaled. After traveling all day I was more than ready to be done with crowds of strangers and airline demands. Happily I stood with the luggage a few steps from the front desk while Dennis checked us into our hotel. Moments later with room […]

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A Story About Seeing God’s Unseen Hand

By Barbara Rainey | September 17, 2018 | 7 Comments

We were on vacation. In Colorado. In August. All the locals said it was hot. But the low humidity felt amazingly refreshing to us Southerners so we went for hikes during the day and walks in the neighborhood almost every evening after dinner. God was writing another chapter of our story that week. Originator of […]

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The Emotions of Our Hearts Are a Reflection of God Himself

By Barbara Rainey | August 27, 2018 | 6 Comments

When I was a brand new Christian, and for years after, I had no concept of God having emotions. For me, He was kind and benevolent, though also strict about His laws, sitting on a high throne dispensing justice like a supreme court justice. Our nine justices are stoic, serious, highly intelligent, and make decisions […]

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3 Lies You’ve Been Believing About God (Part One)

By Barbara Rainey | May 25, 2018 | 7 Comments

{The first in a 3-part series} Is it possible you believe fairy tales about God? When I was a child I loved reading fairy tales and make-believe stories.  Somehow the lessons from those stories affected my view of God.  Though I also grew up going to church, when I became a new Christian in my […]

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