I wrestled to be able to write on here this morning… Honestly, as I type these words… I’m still wrestling. Sometimes I don’t know why God brings me on here to write every single morning. I really don’t know how that has even happened… But He always has a way of reminding me of what… Read More 1.14.2021 – Resistance Makes Us Stronger
This morning, I was talking with the Lord about the fact that we are living in such a time of great “deception”… We’ve got people screaming over here that they have “the truth” and we’ve got people over there screaming that they have “the truth”…. but how can we really know when we are being… Read More 1.13.2021 – The “Wolves” often come dressed in “Sheep’s clothing”…
“Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.“—Colossians 3:2 I am here to tell you, that you can live in this time—in the midst of all of the chaos, in the midst of all that is being said and done in the “world” of social media, in the… Read More 1.9.2021 – “…but we have the mind of Christ.”
What is it about “waiting” that can be so hard? “Therefore, return to your God,Observe kindness and justice,And wait for your God continually.“—Hosea 12:6 There are many of us who have fought, pressed through, kept going, not given up…. and yet when we get to the part of “waiting” in time of unknown…. when God… Read More 1.7.2021 – Don’t give up in the time of waiting…
This morning, I’m zeroing in on the reminders that have been written and established in the scriptures. His Word is sure—the victory has already been won. The victory always has been the Lord’s, and it always will be. No matter what we are facing right now in our lifetime, we can rest and find joy… Read More 1.5.2021 – Rejoice in His Word!
To the one who feels all alone in what they are facing… To the one who is suffering in silence… To the one who is just trying to quietly make it through… To the one who is “in hiding”… while “hanging on by a thread”… To the one who is just trying to hang on… Read More 1.4.2021 – To the “one”…
What does “discouragement” really mean? To discourage means “to deprive of confidence, hope or spirit; dishearten, daunt.” Afflict, beat down, demoralize, depress, dismay, distress, frighten, intimidate, irk, and trouble are synonyms of the word discourage.” I had a series of dreams last night, and so I’ve spent some time looking at those, digging into them with the Lord this morning. I… Read More 1.2.2021 – What do we do in the face of “intimidation” and “discouragement?”
I have to admit, it’s rather strange for the year of 2020 to have already flown by… There are so many people who’ve just wanted “rid” of this year of 2020. I get it. For many, 2020 has been extremely painful. 💔 For many, their hearts have broken, in the year of “2020.” But I… Read More 1.1.2021 – “Healing” is a Process
“I will give thanks to You, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all Your wonderful deeds.“—Psalm 9:1 God never ceases to amaze me —I cherish the times when He leads me back through an old journal… Oh the things He shows me and reveals to me in the deepest places of my heart…within the… Read More 12.31.2020 – “Oh, the times we’ve shared!” ❤️
How do we become “strengthened“? How do we become “seasoned?” How does a person become “conditioned” to actually be strong, courageous, and bold? Tough on the outside, and yet, still tender on the inside… Able to withstand hardship, persecution, uncertainty… While keeping a tender, humble, loving, and gentle heart. Hardships alone, have been known to… Read More 12.30.2020 – “Conditioning” that leads to greater “Capacity”
First, I have to share a picture of this beautiful candle a couple of dear friends gave to me yesterday. It has my name on it and it makes the most beautiful display of light. I love it. What a sweet surprise! 💖🕯 Speaking of “light” —as I’m sitting here at the table this morning,… Read More 12.28.2020 – It’s never “game over” for the children of God!
This morning has been very strange… I’ve wrestled for about an hour to “break through”…. whatever “this” is—it honestly feels like I’m “blocked” as I’m writing these words… Feels like I’m almost “numb”… So I brought it to the Lord. I presented it to Him. “Lord, what is this? What do I need to do?”… Read More 12.27.2020 – Giving “Voice” to His Word, Setting His Plans in Motion…
“We should thank God for being with us, not ask Him to be with us (this is always given!).” —Henry Blackaby God never said that we wouldn’t have to go face scary things… He never said we wouldn’t have to experience pain. He never said that we wouldn’t have to step into, and endure through… Read More 12.26.2020 – His Nearness is Enough
“And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their works were evil. For everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his works should be exposed. But whoever does what is true comes… Read More 12.25.2020 – In the Darkness, His Light Shines Brighter
Have you ever reflected back upon your life—perhaps through the writings of your journals, maybe from a memory that suddenly comes to mind… And when you look at the situations you faced, the trials you came through, the struggles and challenges you fought through to overcome… And as you look back on how things played… Read More 12.24.2020 – “Hindsight 2020”
It’s interesting how the world of social media, has become “a world”…. Especially right now, in this time. For some, it’s the only “world” they’ve got right now… for some it’s the only place where they are communicating and interacting with other people. Isn’t that wild?? There’s a lot happening in the “world of social… Read More 12.23.2020 – “God, if You were to make a post on social media….”