A Healing Moment – Subscriber Comments
I write these articles and then ask God to guide me on the date they are emailed. When I receive emails like the ones below, I am so humbled to think that God uses me to reach out to those who walk ahead, beside or behind me. We are all seeking His face and reaching out to receive the hope and peace He offers to us as a good Papa.
Being human, there are times that I wonder if I should continue to do A Healing Moment. There are many tasks we are required to choose from each day, so when those times come, I use this page of our website to encourage me to keep writing. Thank you for taking the time to send your thoughts my way!
Donna L. Watkins
“I have been receiving your Healing Moment Articles for quite some time now and I cannot believe that I have never reached out to you until now. I hope you get this email because I want to thank you so very much for spreading your wisdom and inspiration to all of us who have subscribed to it. You do such a wonderful thing by sending these thought provoking and uplifting articles. I thoroughly enjoy each one and look forward to reading them every time. God Bless you and your family and thank you again!” Leigh-Anne
“I am so thankful for all the wonderful things you share with us. I do not know what I would do if I did not have your wonderful pictures and Godly words to read. They often come at the most needed time. God’s many blessings to you.” Carol W.
“God is working through you for so many of us. You hit on so many points in my life. I think a lot of women are in my same position. The devil is after our children and grandchildren. We must take time to be with our God. You just always have His way with your words. Thank you. Simplify. I am trying to do the same. Yes! Sell this big place. Get me an acre or two in the country. A smaller house. Help with nature and nature help me. I want so to share this with my grandchildren. Someone has to teach them. I thank you so much. I love you my sister!” Carol Ann
“I really don’t have words for the tremendous lift and encouragement I get from your newsletters. I understand you hear this many times over every time you write. Well, it’s true. You were truly given a Special Gift from Father GOD! You are truly an irreplaceable BLESSING to me. Unique as only our Father GOD can do. Thanks for sharing with us. III John 2: Beloved, I wish above all things that you prosper and be in health.” LA
“I thank you very much for the message on anxiety and worry. This message has revolutionized my life. I have read the message twice and I plan to apply it to my life. I am still at home recuperating from from an illness. I know that a lot of my trouble is from fear, anxiety, and worry. Thank you so much and I appreciate every word of your message. May God richly bless you.” R.T.
“I have never written you before but I do enjoy your articles. They are very calming and soothing as I go through my hectic everyday life. Thanks and keep up the beautiful work you are doing.” Peter S.
“After over a year of reading your inspirations, I’m now convinced you are one of the angels that walk amongst us. I am American Indian and TRULY believe. Bless You” Sue H.
“Very peaceful … enjoyed the bee and the comments on God’s direction. Thank you for writing in a manner that touches my heart and thank you for letting God speak through you.” Cheryl
“This is a very long overdue message of thanks for “A Healing Moment”. I am a 44 year-old single mom (14 year-old son) and I consider myself very blessed. My life has been a journey, and each day has brought me closer in my relationship with Jesus Christ. But, it seems no matter how close we feel we are, or how much we try to stay on the path, everyday life still challenges the “humans” that we are. This is why I have truly cherished “A Healing Moment.” It speaks to the human…..the human who is desiring to get closer to God, and follow His path, but knows we are besieged with the immense confusion of what today’s “SOCIETY” dictates. It is such a “centering” force in my life to receive “A Healing Moment,” and although I do not believe there are any “coincidences,” it always comes with specific words that are absolutely appropriate for me at that exact time! Thank you again Donna, and Bless You for these healing words!” TWV
“Thank you for the uplifting emails. They are usually just what I needed to hear. Thank you for encouraging the Body.” J.S.
“Every week I find myself looking forward more and more to your inspirations that you pen so beautifully. In “The Committee,” you wrote that only *you* can change what happens. I gotta tell you, *YOU* changed my life for the better, and helped me see God and Christ for all their wondrous things they have done, can do and will do just for us. People everywhere across this world are drowning in self-doubts, depression, anxiety, feelings that nobody either loves nor understands them. This world needs more Angels such as yourself, because you *truly* make a difference in a person’s life. I only hope and pray that I myself can help just that “one person,” as you have done for me. Then, I know I have accomplished a great deed in this world. Bless you! Many hugs.” Suzanne
“Oh Donna, God has done it again, through you. Today’s featured article spoke into my life and confirmed all that God has been dealing with in me for quite some time. How uplifting for this world’s journey, and how encouraging in confidence toward God for the world our “hearts” live in! You’ll never know, Donna, until the crowns are awarded! You are the apple of His eye. Thank you for letting me let you know what you mean to us that receive your emails.” Cherryl
“Thank you very much for this timely message. Sometimes, I find, when battles occur in my life to not stand on the Word of God. This has strengthened and encouraged my heart greatly today.” R.A.
“I just wanted to say that I thank God for getting me this Word today, for it came at a most timely moment! May He continue to use you greatly for the building and edifying of His Everlasting Kingdom! Be forever encouraged in knowing that, as you persist in yielding yourself to the purpose and calling of The Most High God, that you have a great reward of Him awaiting you in eternity! Be forever blessed, and most importantly forever “BE” the blessing that the One, True, Wise, and Living God desires for you to be to all whom He graces your life’s path with (through any and every means possible). Peace both now and forever!” Santosha
“I don’t read all you send, but I do appreciate your mail and your efforts to make a better life for everyone. Just a note of appreciation, and for you to know you are doing a good thing! Thank you.” Belle
“I just wanted to let you know that your newsletter is such an inspiration. I have been getting it for quite some time now, and I especially enjoy getting it on Sundays when I have the time to sit down in the afternoon after church and read and digest what you have written. It is rare to not come away with a very special and personal word of encouragement from the articles. I have been a “caregiver” for most of my adult life, as a nurse, wife, mother, grandmother, and even for a season to my invalid father-in-law, so having recently been “released” from all but the normal wifely concerns, I am finding my life is now being opened up to new areas of ministry and creativity that I could only dream about before. Your word today about not letting myself become TOO busy with busyness is very timely for me, and I just wanted to let you know that I appreciate it. Thank you!” Dena
“I have been a subscriber for a little while and was totally blessed by your devotional, “Live in Today.” You made me thirst to read more of the writings of St. Francis of Assisi. I am in ministry alongside my husband and spend lots of time “out there” but one also needs to be nourished in order to have anything to share. I have been enjoying your devotionals, and they have help feed my soul. I just wanted to let you know that they have blessed me. I did also purchase the book, “A More Excellent Way,” and that has certainly been a blessing as well. Thanks for sharing that book, as well. Keep up the good work. You touch many more lives than you could probably imagine.” In Christ’s love, D. Miller
“I received “A Healing Moment – Finding Peace in the Ocean of Life” today. The phrase “you can’t afford the luxury of a negative thought” really struck me. In 2002 some very remarkable events began to draw my attention back to the Lord. Each day I look to reacquaint my spirit with the Spirit of God in my life. I don’t know how I came to receive your emails, but they are one of the vehicles God is using to reunite what I thought was lost. God bless you richly. M.J.
“I want to thank you for sending me those encouraging messages that you send. Some days I come in to work with a cloud hanging over my head. I read my daily bread word and try to meditate on God’s Word. I enjoy reading you emails and find myself relating to some of the situations that you talk about. I love how you add in the little inspiration Scriptures from the Bible. All of these things help me get through the day, because you know that the devil desires for us to be sad and discouraged, but I thank God that he has someone to send a message of hope, peace, love and happiness. Keep up the good work. Thanks for the emails. God Bless You.” Carrie Majett
“I enjoy your devotionals so much. Usually I copy and keep in my Bible for reference. They are an inspiration.” Sandra B. C.
“Thank you for your very timely and wonderfully written email articles. I have been going through an awful time with illness, and your “anxiety” email really helped me tremendously. I keep it in my box and re-read it. God bless you.” Tracy
“I am so thankful that the Lord brought me to your web site. This particular news letter really ministered to me, although I thoroughly enjoy all of them. I am going through a major storm in my life, this was just in time. May the Lord continue to richly bless you. When I read your newsletters I will say a prayer for you.” Your sister in Christ, EV, Seattle
“Your Healing Moment always comes at the right time. Thank you for being obedience unto the Lord.” Cheryl
“Donna, how do you always know? It can only be by the filling of the Holy Spirit. Thank you for your encouragement and teaching and sharing. Love you!” Carol
“Your featured articles already hits extremely close to home in my heart. Thank you for inspiring, strengthening and encouraging me with your articles. May God continue to richly bless your ministry.” RA
“I have shared your “Healing Moments” with several of my friends. I just wanted to let you know that your messages are very timely and inspirational. It seems that whenever my friends or I am going through things your messages speak directly about the exact problems and how we should handle them. You make us feel so much better about our situations in the end. I wish you much success in your endeavors. Blessed Regards” April
“Thank you for this excellent newsletter. The thoughts are mature, doctrinal, and edifying. Thank you!” D.H.
“I get your emails all the time but tonight was God’s way of you reaching out and helping me with you not even knowing the power of what your words were doing. I thank you very much for that. Today has been one of the hardest days of my life. I finally took time to read my emails and there was yours with the ending words of the storms of life. It was a God send. It reminded me that all is possible with God. That these storms are what has made me the Christian person that I am. It has given me faith even more with each storm I have endured. I am not putting all of this in the right words right now. I am sorry for that. But believe me your message has brought me back to where I need to be and I thank God for you.” Carol Ann
“Just wanted to thank you for this particular article. I’ve been experiencing despair, discouragement, frustration, etc., lately and this came at just the right moment.” Jacki
“I wrote to you one other time, when you were talking about fear and trusting God, and I was in a situation where I really needed to hear that again. I knew it, but your words reinforced that again for me, and it came at just the right time. It’s good we can share the Good News with friends we’ve not met…YET! Maybe we’ll meet here on earth one day, hope so, but if not, I can’t wait to see you in heaven! God is so incredibly good. God bless.” Janet Wiltshire
“I love receiving your mailing, very grateful, it always comes just when I need it, bless you and yours.” Carol
“I just wanted to tell you that there is a great and powerful anointing on your writing and I was very moved by the devotional about the Psalms. I am a freelance writer and in the past I published a monthly Christian newsletter. I know it takes a lot of effort on your part, even with the anointing, to do all your writings and do them on time, edit everything, etc., and I just wanted to say I know without asking you must be touching many lives, and thank you. God bless you.” G.L.B.
“Thank you for “A Healing Moment.” As odd as it may sound it has come at a most needed time. I usually skip through many but tonight I logged onto my business email. Once again, thank you! This has gottem me through a very tough week.” Lisa H.”The topics you pick seem to be so in-tune with right where my life is. Thank you for all that you’re doing!” Stacey
“Thank you so much for the encouragement of “A Healing Moment.” As a wife, mother, grandmother, and partner with my husband in business, the trials of life can get difficult. Thank you for reminding me of what I already know …. the yoke I bear is the one I choose to put on … either the yoke of slavery or the yoke of freedom. May God bless you and your ministry.” A Sister in Christ, Amy T.
“I LOVE LOVE your newsletter, “A Healing Moment!” God bless.” Barbra
“Your sphere of influence is not just your neighborhood, or county, or even your state. Your influence is so much greater. Your meditations and thoughts always make me think and touch me in some way. You may never know on this earth just how important your ministry is. Keep seeking and sharing and know you have touched me and I am sure, many others.” Blessings to you, Jonanna
“I especially enjoy “A Healing Moment.” It brings much comfort to a fellow Pilgrim (and Pioneer).” Jacob D.
“Just a short note to thank you so much for “A Healing Moment”. The emails have been a great help for me while I went through a dark season in my life. Many times I open them and they are just what I needed to read! May you be blessed with Peace, Health, Love and Prosperity for you and your family!” Carmen
“I very much enjoy your daily meditations and get much help from them. Thank-you.” Beverley J. Matthie
“I just wanted to thank you for your tremendously helpful newsletter. It helps me very much. There were a few weeks there that I did not receive anything. There was some kind of error. I would appreciate if you would send me the last two months if it is not too much to ask. Thank you again.” E.D.
“A big thank you for your delightful ezine, A Healing Moment. It is always short so I don’t have to worry about being held up a long time, and I often find the comments and quotes you have about healing just resonate perfectly in my heart. I agree with you over and over. You sure know how to pick the authors you quote too! Blessings & Thanks” Ruth Marlene Friesen, Author of “Ruthe’s Secret Roses“
“Once again I thank you for taking the time to send out encouragement. I find such peace in knowing there are others who desire to share God’s truth for our lives. My sister is quite ill and could use this encouragement as well, and I’m forwarding it to her. Thank you again for sharing God’s love, and our concerns.” Amy
“I cherish your thoughts in these Healing Moment letters. God is using your candid words to bless and confirm His stirrings in my life right now.” Marie
“The content of your mail perfectly coincided with exactly what my daughters and I have been discussing over our trials and tribulations and relationship with God and our spiritual lives. How often I’ve been inspired by your writings and spirituality. You are amazing and God blessed me when I found your site.” Subscriber
“I don’t have the words to describe how timely your most recent newsletter is in my life. I have thought through many of your points without having the immediate recall of the exact Bible passages. Thank you for providing them at this moment of need. I will use them in further study today. Your newsletters are a gift to us all!” Michele
“I live in Johannesburg, South Africa. A few months ago when I was quite ill I subscribed to your newsletter in my search for a natural alternative to cortisone. I would just like to say what a blessing your newsletters have been for me especially your featured articles. Thank you and may you continue being used by the Lord in this way.” K.S.
“I love your newsletter! It is informative and restorative. Someday, in heaven, I will meet you personally. God Bless you for all you do and all you touch.” Beckie
“I want to thank you for the pictures that you share about your home and animal and bird friends. You make me wish I was there on your porch and us sitting there with tea (herbal, of course) or organic coffee and just enjoying the scenery and quietness of the day with minimal conversation. Thanks again and think of all your subscribers who would love to be sitting there with you.” Sheila
“I wanted you to know how much the healing devotionals bless me. And they are always so timely to cut right to that part of my stubborn heart to let go and be blessed beyond measure. Did I mention stubborn?” Suzanne