How to Create and Follow a Prayer List

Years ago, while struggling with prayer, God led me to a way that I could pray more effectively and I would like to share this with you. Prayer allows you to deepen your relationship with God which can improve your overall spiritual growth. Although God already understands us before we utter a word of prayer, Continue Reading >>

Can We Trust God?

Sometimes, without giving any consideration to their spiritual maturity, we advise our friends or family to “just trust God.” The truth is that confidence in our Father is not automatic. It doesn’t just happen the moment you realize that God loves you so much that he sent His Son Jesus to come to earth and Continue Reading >>

How to Offer Support to a Friend with Cancer

Friendship is based on support, love, and trust, and when a friend’s life is flipped upside down due to a cancer diagnosis, it becomes crucial for other friends to know how to respond. There are many ways to offer support to a friend with cancer, from simply showing up, listening, and keeping spiritual faith present Continue Reading >>

African Violets

Have you ever really looked at an African violet plant? I have one on my kitchen table that I bought three years ago at a local grocery store. the African violet that I have, when it is in bloom, has five pedals with four yellow stamens in the center. They have delicate leaves, very different Continue Reading >>

Waiting on Spring

I was driving home from the Giant food store to pick up medicine for my husband Arvid the other day. It was raining, cold and grey outside. It was supposed to be Spring with warmer temperatures and flowers and trees bursting with new life. Someone told me that it was the coldest weather we have Continue Reading >>

How Bereaved Parents Can Cope

The death of a child at any age, under any circumstance, is indeed the toughest experience a parent could face. The grief is all-consuming, and it can be difficult to live your everyday life. There is no right way to grieve, but there are some things that may help you to cope. Find a support Continue Reading >>

How to Deal with Chronic Illness in a Marriage

Remember that part of your wedding vows when you promised to love and honor one another in sickness and in health? If you’re dealing with a chronic illness in your marriage, where one or the other spouse is very sick, it’s not as simple as remembering that you made a promise to love and honor Continue Reading >>

The Various Benefits of Being a Volunteer

If you have spent time volunteering before, you might actually be a happier, healthier, and well-rested person compared to people who have not given it a shot. Volunteering is all about giving back to others but Spiritual Care Support Ministries can guarantee that you’ll get something out of volunteering too. Take a look at the Continue Reading >>