Mary Albers Felkins Tag Archive

Fall Risk

Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall. Proverbs 16:18 (NIV) Several years ago, my oldest daughter was hospitalized for a relatively minor illness that amounted to a three-day stay. Upon admission, she was required to wear a (hideous) plastic, yellow wrist band. Emblazoned in all caps, it read, FALL RISK. My interpretation? […]

Special Delivery.

I sought the Lord, and He answered me; he delivered me from all my fears.  The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him, and He delivers them.  The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles. A righteous man may have many troubles, but the […]

More Than You Can Now Bear.

I have much more to say to you, more than you can now bear. John 16:12 (NIV) Life is like an indoor roller coaster ride. In the dark with limited visibility, I can’t see the nature of the track and know little about the speed, the depth of plunges or angle of twists until I’m […]

Persistence.

Jesus told them a parable that they should always pray and not give up. Luke 18:1 Nothing provokes my inner Rocky Balboa faster than the phrase, “It’s too late.” Just ask my husband. “I think we should return this and get our money back,” I say. “Naw. It’s too late,” he’ll say. And off to […]