Lately, I’ve been struggling with some old triggers that pop up every once in a while. Occasionally, I find I get paralyzed by wanting to do things well for Jesus, and I can wait too long to step out and do what I feel God is leading me to do. At other times when I… Read More Words of Encouragement
In the middle of my weariness, there came a quieting of my soul. As I lay in bed, too weak to rise…As my body ached from sickness within…As my lungs burned and coughing came again and again…As my daily activities became small and limited… In the middle of the battle of my body fighting Covid,… Read More Quieting My Soul
“The yearning to know what cannot be known, to comprehend the incomprehensible, to touch and taste the unapproachable, arises from the image of God in the nature of man. Deep calleth unto deep, and though polluted and landlocked by the mighty disaster theologians call the Fall, the soul senses its origin and longs to return… Read More Deep Calls to Deep
As a passionate, Jesus loving believer, I have prayed the prayer over and over in my life to know Jesus more. As a young twenty-something, when I first came to a personal relationship with Jesus, my greatest heart desire was established to grow in my relationship with Jesus. Spending time in extended worship, lifting my… Read More Growing Deeper with Jesus
I don’t know about you, but there are times I want to shut the noise down that is happening all around me. I’ve realized it’s sensory overload, and sitting in quiet is what I need emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. Right now, off in the distance, I hear the hammering and noise associated with my husband… Read More Shhhh…I Can’t Think
Joy. We often refer to joy as an emotion, but it is also an action. In the Psalms, the psalmist reminds us to be joyful in our worship of God. Sing, dance, play instruments in all seasons, and be filled with joy and devotion to our God. Their words motivate us to express our love,… Read More Joy in the Wilderness
For the past few years, I have thought of writing this letter, but have always hesitated. This may be due in significant part to my own heart struggles in this area. Putting my thoughts in written form brings a reality and openness to my heartbreak. Many of you are like me. We are the fatherless.… Read More A Letter to the Fatherless
Bible Reading: Acts 2, Psalms 51 Do You Need a Refreshing Friend? You could feel the excitement in the air. The man many had seen day after day sitting at the gate Beautiful, was healed today, or at least that’s what the rumor is. With quick steps, I move with the crowd to see for… Read More Beauty in the Tension: Do You Need a Refreshing Friend?