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Verna Bowman
Encouraging Women One Story at a Time
Encouraging Women One Story at a Time
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It was a Sunday in September in the year 1975 when four words changed the course of life. That was 14,609 days ago and all the in-betweens that came from a moment when just as I am reluctantly went to a church service by way of a child’s hand. And so,…

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When time stood still and passed so quickly . . . my description of 2016. And maybe we can say the same for the years before and to come, because it seems the clock and the world keep spinning out of control.  And it should make a difference in our swift…

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It’s oh-so easy to get swept into the current of the culture and lose sight of the deep meaning of Thanksgiving.  Somehow our traditional holiday has been hijacked by relentless commercialism and busyness.  And for some, it will be another added stress of…

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We’ve all been humiliated at one red-faced moment or another – I’m just guessing.  I’ve had more than my share of moments sometimes brought on by me and sometimes brought on by another.   But does it even matter? Living in a glass house lets humiliation…

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Many things appear contradictory to God’s will and yet they happen.  Try and answer the “why?”  It’s difficult to accept that our plans are subject to the will of God when He messes with our agenda.  Our predictable agenda. You know, the self-tailored…

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Friendship is born at the moment when one person says to another, “What, you too?  I thought I was the only one.”  CS Lewis You live with me – stuck in the same world where digital dialogue diminishes the capacity to connect – really connect.  So, how can…

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I’m guessing you’re like me and simply love when God’s answer is yes to a fervent prayer. And why wouldn’t it be? We’re all needy and He’s all powerful. It sounds like it should work. I found out early on when God says no – it doesn’t matter about anyone…

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If you reside in my same world, you’ve been lied to or lied about. And it hurts. Just as, you’ve probably lied to or lied about someone. . . and it hurts. We have all been broken by someone bending the truth. Unfortunately, we don’t have to be taught how…
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