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While We’re Relaxing in the Sun!

By Dr. Alice Maria Crawford | June 18, 2021

There is no doubt that we have had some very lovely days so far as spring slides into summer. The sun has been shining over balmy days, the grass is so green, the flowers are beautiful – what more can we ask? Everywhere I hear of people going on trips thoughts of the pandemic have…

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Have You Ever Had to Speak For God?

By Dr. Alice Maria Crawford | June 17, 2021

We are now living in what is being called a post-pandemic world As the philosophers try to reckon with it, there will no doubt be many questions asked – that science will never be able to answer. Why did so many lose their life to this deadly disease? Why did one in a household get…

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Can You Go Through Your Process?

By Dr. Alice Maria Crawford | June 15, 2021

It is great to receive stirring words of prophecies declaring good things to come in your life. Yet, with every prophetic declaration there is a process that must take place before it occurs. We are all quick to quote Jeremiah 29:11, but how many of us read the verses that precede it? 4 This is what…

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The Hound of Heaven!

By Dr. Alice Maria Crawford | June 11, 2021

Whether you know or not, the very God, Creator of the universe came after you like a hound dog chasing a rabbit. No, He didn’t shout you down, or tackle you like a quarterback, but in every way that He could, He came after you proclaiming a love that was unconditional. There was no announcement…

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This is One Prayer That Fits All of Us!

By Dr. Alice Maria Crawford | June 10, 2021

Sometimes it’s hard to figure out what prayer to pray for certain individuals. You know they need a change in their life, but you can’t determine, outside of salvation, what that change needs to be. And the truth is, the destiny of other people does not lie in our hands. Even our personal destiny rests…

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It’s Graduation Time!

By Dr. Alice Maria Crawford | June 9, 2021

We are in the midst of celebrations for graduates of all ages! From pre-school to the top years you can go, graduates are receiving their awards. There is no doubt many have worked exceedingly hard and have accomplished much, yet there is real knowledge that extends beyond the walls of academia: This is what the Lord says:“Don’t…

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Which Apple Are You?

By Dr. Alice Maria Crawford | June 7, 2021

Reading the book of Isaiah is like reading today’s paper. The same things that occurred then, are happening now: -7 “I’ve made myself available    to those who haven’t bothered to ask.I’m here, ready to be found    by those who haven’t bothered to look.I kept saying ‘I’m here, I’m right here’    to a nation that ignored me.I reached out day…

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Jesus, With Skin On…

By Dr. Alice Maria Crawford | June 3, 2021

When you think of all that God is, all that He has done; His great power and majesty. You have to wonder why God would take such pains to try to get our attention. And yet He does, constantly seeking ways to help us understand His great love for us: No ear heard, no eye…

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And the Promise is…

By Dr. Alice Maria Crawford | June 2, 2021

When I am believing for something, especially something that seems to be impossible, I try to get a scripture to hang onto. One of my favorite handles is Isaiah 43:18-21: “Stop dwelling on the past.    Don’t even remember these former things.19 I am doing something brand new, something unheard of.    Even now it sprouts and grows and matures.    Don’t you…

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The Teacher Stands Ready to Teach!

By Dr. Alice Maria Crawford | June 1, 2021

Some say teachers are born, not made. I can attest to this. I was born to teach – it’s in me – even now in a season of retirement, I long to find opportunities to teach… There is One who is an eternal teacher, and even though the whole world has access to His wisdom,…

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