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Devotion

The Strength of Our Life

Annie Wesche

"My heart trusts in Him, and I am helped..."
Psalm 28:7b


Justice

Given, Part 1
A Journey Into Orphan Work

by Annie Wesche

A Heart GrippedI simply couldn’t process the horror of it.


Justice

Given, Part 2
A Journey Into Orphan Work

by Annie Wesche

A Brief RecapIn the first installment of this article, I shared how the Lord awakened my heart to the plight of vulnerable children worldwide and began my journey into orphan work.  He gently opened my young, 12-year-old eyes to behold the devastating realities of children who had been orphaned, abandoned, and abused.


Devotion

Happy in Jesus

Annie Wesche

“Are you happy?” my friend Gerda asked the small, crying boy standing before her who could not find his way out of a drowning fit of tears.

“NO!” came his sobbing reply, “I’m really sad!” 

“Do you want to be happy?” Gerda asked with a gentle, patient smile.


Family

Lessons from my Mother
Celebrating the Beauty of Motherhood

by Annie WescheMandy SaelerHeather CoferLeslie Ludythe setapartgirl TeamJess WhiteJasmin HowellSarah Guthrie

With the coming of May each spring, the grey days of winter have faded from memory as sprigs of green and bursts of bright colors emerge to delight our senses.  At the peak of all this loveliness, Mother’s Day arrives and presents us with the opportunity to once again celebrate the beauty of motherhood and the influential, godly women who have touched our lives.


Devotion

His Loving Spotlight

Annie Wesche

For thus says the High and lofty One Who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: "I dwell in the high and holy place, with him who has a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones."
Isaiah 57:15


Devotion

Leap of Faith

Annie Wesche

In that moment, I wished to be anywhere but there, doing anything other than what I was considering doing.


Prayer

Trusting the One Who Asks

Annie Wesche

And those who know your name will put their trust in you;
For you, Lord, have not forsaken those who seek you.

Psalm 9:10


Lifestyle

Upward & Outward
Going Against the Tide of Cultural Smartphone Addiction

by Annie Wesche

Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.Colossians 3:2 (KJV)Standing in line to disembark the ship, my mom glanced back at me and smiled.


Devotion

Ponder Anew

Annie Wesche

Ah, Lord, God! Behold, You have made the heavens and the earth by Your great power and by Your outstretched arm!  Nothing is too difficult for You.
Jeremiah 32:17


Devotion

Trusting His Ways

Annie Wesche

There is always something more in your nature which He wills to mark with the Cross.
Amy Carmichael, Gold Cord
 


Devotion

Welcome His Presence

Annie Wesche

“Lord, let me live that I may bring You glory!”