FIRE ALARM: Little & Big Fears Holding Us Back

Fire Alarm FearsI’m afraid of fire alarms. Like, really afraid, can keep me up at night if I let it, afraid.

Crazy, huh?

I know it’s a silly fear, especially since I know how it started.

I was in the third grade and was sent to the office to drop off something for my third-grade teacher, Ms. Ely.

When I finished my task, Mr. Peterson told me something and I couldn’t understand him. Instead of asking him to repeat himself, I just nodded my understanding and made my way back to the classroom.

This happened a lot and I still nod my head when I don’t understand someone, even after asking several times. Eventually, I just give up and nod my head in agreement.

Almost back to my classroom, I had just passed the girl’s bathroom and was practically skipping down the hall. When I was just under the fire alarm when it went off.

Continue reading “FIRE ALARM: Little & Big Fears Holding Us Back”


Going Cave to Cave instead of Faith to Faith

Cave to CaveHave you ever felt like David, going from Cave to Cave instead of Faith to Faith? I felt this vividly for the last few weeks. In a low point of despair and lost hope, I realized, I’ve been going cave to cave for years, not just weeks.

It seems I’m always back at the low point, looking at my circumstances, wondering when God is going to fulfill his promises.

When is God going to take me out of this cave and put me in the King’s palace so to speak?


I’m still waiting.

Continue reading “Going Cave to Cave instead of Faith to Faith”


Anne Boulier, Unofficial Bible Scholar

Bible scholar

Anne Boulier, mother, sister, friend, Harvest House worker, Amedisys volunteer, Choir member, 5th Grade Sunday School teacher, editor, best friend, and unofficial Bible scholar.

This guest post features my mother’s insight into John 11: The Story of Lazarus and Martha

While I do not consider myself a Bible scholar, I have been reading the Bible for over 60 years. It still amazes me sometimes that I can read a scripture, a story I have heard and read many times before and the Holy Spirit teaches me something new from it.

This week I have been slowly reading John 11. The chapter about the death and resurrection of Lazarus, familiar to most Christians. This time I saw things in a different way. Not just the miracle of Jesus raising His friend He loved from the dead. But buried in this story was a new revelation for me. Continue reading “Anne Boulier, Unofficial Bible Scholar”