Spiritual Growth

Mood booster or just a little encouraging nudge from art in words will give hope for any occasion.

Cynthia Chats | Are You A Hot Mess?

Julie K. Gillies, Cynthia L. Simmons-Chispa Magazine

Julie K. Gillies, author and prayer warrior joins Cynthia L. Simmons in today’s Cynthia Chats, and yes, they both come clean about being a hot mess. Are you? If you’re honest with yourself, you answered YES, in bold and all caps. Join us as we learn how to turn ourselves 180 degrees toward a new…

Cynthia Chats | Strength?

Cynthia L. Simmons-Chispa Magazine

Cynthia L. Simmons loves her cats, but most importantly she loves to encourage women with God’s Truth… Today, her focus is on strength. Listen in how she breaks it down. Simple + Elegant, that’s her style.

To Let Go Or Hang On

Ami Loper-Chispa Magazine

It was a dream come true: “the Hubs” and I arrived for a visit to Ireland. I was thrilled to stroll along the River Liffey, to see emerald green hills dotted with white, puffy sheep, and to behold the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher. What was decidedly less thrilling was our inability that first day to…

Pursue God in Tough Times, At All Times

Pursue Gold. Pursue God-Chispa Magazine-Cynthia L. Simmons

Have you ever experienced frustration while trying to obeying God? You aren’t alone. Several years ago, I co-taught a Sunday school class with a friend. She would teach several weeks and then hand off to me. Whenever it came my time to present the lesson, I experienced an invasion of dark thoughts, often accusatory or…



As we stand in our faith we can have confidence to declare that we will not be shaken because His word is never changing. “Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will not be shaken.” -Psalm 62:6 “Solo él es mi roca y mi salvación; él es mi protector…

Fear No More


Don’t let fear bind you and keep you from living out a bold life that glorifies God. “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” -1 Peter 5:7 “Depositen en él toda ansiedad, porque él cuida de ustedes.” -1 Pedro 5:7