Entries by Heather Gillis

The Power of Kindness

This week our church suffered the loss of a man who had suffered a stroke in the middle of a Sunday night service.  The pastor was preaching about how we never know when our last day on earth will be.  It makes a person really think about what they spend their time doing.  It makes […]

Miracles from Heaven

Many of you may have seen or heard of the movie “Miracles from Heaven,” starring Jennifer Gardner.   The movie is based off the true story of the Beam Family and book “Miracles of Heaven,” written by Christy Beam.  It is a great movie to see together with your family and is in theaters now.  I recommend […]

The Power of Prayer

Hello!  I pray that this prayer series is blessing you with the hope and encouragement you need.  It is true if you have faith the size of a mustard see you will move mountains (Matthew 17:20).  The power of prayer is not to be taken for granted.  Prayer allows God to intercede on your behalf.  It allows […]

How to Make Prayer Most Effective in Your Life

Prayer keeps us connected to God, and with one another.  It is something we all could use, something we all need.  Would you like to enhance your prayer life by praying more purposeful prayers?  Prayer can be so powerful.   There is no wrong way to pray but there are ways to make prayer more effective […]

5 Gifts of That Come From Healing

Welcome back!  This starts our fourth week in the healing blog series.  Healing is tough.  It’s a process that no one would willingly sign up for.  Sometimes in life’s messes and tragedies something even more amazing and beautiful come from it.  Are you going through a tough time right now?  The picture of the woman […]

7 Promises You Can Depend On

Welcome to week three in the healing blog series!  I am so glad we do not have to do this on our own!  We are all wounded and broken.  The good news is, You do not have to be defeated by your circumstances no matter how devastating they are!  It doesn’t seem possible, but it […]

10 Bible Verses for Healing and Strength

Two weeks ago our family woke up to a 7.1 earthquake that shook our whole house.  The earthquake lasted only 30 seconds but it felt like forever.  Funny thing about an earthquake.  It makes you realize how secure your pictures are on the wall and your foundation is.  Earthquakes really shake things up!   The […]