My name is Tamara. I am a mother of 4 children; Elliott 21, Laurel 19, Jacob 15, and Richie 13. I am a spirit filled Christian. I love the Lord Jesus Christ and I also love writing. I have published 3 books on the other thing I love...horses. I own a 40 acre farm where … Continue reading Who Am I
As I sit on the edge of my prison bunk, I can literally feel my heart pounding. My forehead feels wet with sweat as I anxiously await the arrival of the guards. This is it, my time is up, and today I am going to die. I rest my head in my hands and stare … Continue reading The Good News
A prayer for all people, not just those struggling with addiction. This prayer is famous for being the backbone of alcohol and drug treatment programs nationwide. Unfortunately it is often presented in edited form. The Serenity Prayer brings me peace today, not because I have ever suffered an addiction, but because the words remind me … Continue reading The Serenity Prayer : A Prayer For Everyone
When my grandma passed away, the Pastor stood at the front of the Funeral Home and told us what he knew about my grandma, not by what family and friends had told him, but by the contents of my grandmas Bible. Inside that Bible was a poem my sister wrote almost 30 years ago when … Continue reading Grandmas Bible
You see those words on bumper stickers, billboards & tee-shirts. Sunday morning the T.V. Preacher swings his Bible through the air wildly yelling Jesus saves! But what is he saving you from? In this day of the watered down Gospel that is more interested in church attendance than church salvation the whole reckoning that there … Continue reading Jesus Saves…But From What?
1 Timothy 2:1 But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man but to be in silence.That scripture ruffles some feathers doesn't it? I own and work a 40 acre farm, I have to train horses, castrate pigs and build lots of fence...by myself. When my jeep breaks down … Continue reading Women In Ministry
If your weight has been an issue for years and you have felt utterly helpless or hopeless in your efforts to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight I want you to realize that perhaps you have more of a spiritual problem than a weight problem. Anything that controls you rather than you controlling it … Continue reading The Temple Diet – Spirit Filled Wellness
Matthew 6:9-13 After this manner therefore pray: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but … Continue reading The Lords Prayer
When Jesus shared the Beatitudes with us in Mathew 5 He gave us invaluable insight. I often meditate upon these simple, yet beautifully intimate, instructions for being more Christ-like. It is the description of discipleship. It is how to act and what to expect as a christian who takes up your cross and follows Christ. … Continue reading Meditation : The Beatitudes
I spent the Fourth of July weekend 5 hours away from home with my ex-husbands family. Weird I know, but it was a great reminder of what love truly is about and what family is about. I have no doubt that our earthly families and relationships are designed to show us what our heavenly family … Continue reading The Spirit of Adoption – Child of God You Are Loved!