Posts by Susan Dodson

Posts by Susan Dodson

The Devil Made Me Do It!

The devil made me do it! This is the oldest excuse in history, going way back to when Eve blamed the devil for her own bad choice. Satan’s influence certainly can be blamed for much of the evil in this world, but we, as believers, don’t have to use that excuse. We are equipped and empowered with the armor of God, and when we train ourselves to use it properly, we can stand against anything the devil throws our way.…

Pray God’s Will

Distracted by Life William D. Barney once wrote, “At times, reading a book, I discover that I’m doing no such things, but have drifted off the margin.” This can be true in our prayers, too. How often have we sat down to pray and suddenly realized that we have wondered off the page? Suddenly our to do list is flashing through our minds as we passively bow our heads in idle thought, instead of reverently bowing to the Creator of…

Was 10 Minutes Enough?

Needing Christ The past three weeks have been a whirlwind for my husband and me. We were already overwhelmed with unfamiliar things, and then life was interrupted. Chip’s dad became ill and it was a roller coaster of ups and downs. A mission trip was aborted, life altering decisions were made, and there were multiple trips to San Angelo. The love of our family kept us coasting, but even so, something was missing. It wasn’t until the night of visitation…