Over the last couple of years, the Lord has taken me deeper, and deeper, and deeper into Psalm 91. ☀️ And it’s like, before my very eyes, I’m getting to experience, and I’m getting to live….. in my own life, in my own journey… these truths and promises that are within Psalm 91. This morning… Read More 10.26.2020 – A Relationship that Flourishes
The Lord has brought my attention to “light” again this morning… And I’m not exactly sure why, but I’m going with it…we’ll see… Do you remember this little Sunday School children’s song? “This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shineThis little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shineThis little light of mine,… Read More 10.25.2020 – “This little light of mine…”
“…the people living in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned.”—Matthew 4:16 “When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light… Read More 10.24.2020 – Give Way for His Light
I’m learning to be “on guard”… Not by guarding myself, not “guarded”…. but being on guard, in Him—dependent and confident in His power and strength and wisdom and ability…not my own. Standing firm, in faith. 💪☀️ “Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for… Read More 10.23.2020 – Stay alert! Stand Firm.
6 So humble yourselves under the mighty power of God, and at the right time he will lift you up in honor. 7 Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you. 8 Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour. 9 Stand… Read More 10.22.2020 – “…so after you have suffered a little while…”
Over the last couple of days, I’ve been thinking back to one of the harshest, darkest seasons of my adult life… And when I think back on this season… it’s like I can see more and more layers of lessons learned…. more and more lessons that I can pull from this season that I endured…… Read More 10.21.2020 – …He goes before us to work it all out for good… 🙌☀️
“At that time many will fall away and will betray and hate one another, and many false prophets will arise and mislead many. Because of the multiplication of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold.…”—Matthew 24:10-12 The Lord has highlighted the word, “counterfeit” to me over the last few days… And it’s like I’m realizing, in a broader way, and in just… Read More 10.20.2020 – Jesus is the WAY…to seeing through the deception.
“Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.”—Proverbs 4:23 Father, You are the One I can trust completely—to be the Keeper and Caretaker of my heart. You are the One I can trust to hand my heart over to completely. 💗 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do… Read More 10.19.2020 – Keeper and Caretaker of My Heart
The enemy usually works in very subtle ways… Usually, he doesn’t show up wearing his “red devil suit with pitchfork and pointy tail.” …he usually tries to fashion his work—his webs and schemes— in such a way, that they would seem almost exactly like something that would be of God…. But it’s counterfeit. Fake. False.… Read More 10.18.2020 – Jesus leads us into what is True
In everything we go through, in everything we endure, in everything that we learn… In every situation that presses us or challenges us… He’s using it to shape us, to prepare us, to draw us into His design for our lives, and into our role within His story. …preparing us for eternity through the living… Read More 10.17.2020 – He Redeems My Soul
What does it mean to be “strong-willed”? Someone who is strong-willed doesn’t give up easily. A strong-willed person is determined. Perseverance is a good thing when it comes to living life. I think of the verse that tells us to “stand firm”… “Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you… Read More 10.16.2020 – Consecration
This morning I was reminded of a little children’s hymn I used to sing allllll the time, it’s a song called “Deep and Wide.” This song was playing in my head as I woke up this morning, I could almost hear myself singing it as a child, almost as real as it actually being in… Read More 10.15.2020 – Deeper and Wider
Have you ever had days when it feels like this is the prayer of your heart? “Jesus…. help!” It’s okay. 🌪☔️🌈 “I waited patiently for the Lord;And He inclined to me,And heard my cry.2 He also brought me up out of a horrible pit,Out of the miry clay,And set my feet upon a rock,And established my steps.3 He has put a new… Read More 10.14.2020 – “Jesus, help!”
When God gave me the URL that started this whole thing back in 2018… “www.lifeinthesecretplace.com” I don’t think I had even a clue—any sense of depth, of what “Life in the Secret Place” really means…and I’m on this journey, that I’ll be on for the rest of my life, to understand and discover what it… Read More 10.13.2020 – A relationship that grows and flourishes from the secret place…
I came across this song as I was listening to Sandra McCracken’s new album, and I wanted to just put it here this morning… “You gave me Your word….. You are the Word.” And I love how it’s sort of a play on words here, “You gave me your word.” (a promise) and “You are… Read More 10.12.2020 – “You gave me Your Word…”
I’m realizing that so much of our walk with Jesus in this journey of life…. ….is “remembering.” Being “reminded” by our Heavenly Father. As we walk with Him, as we talk with Him… Yes, that walk includes times that we fall and skin our knees, it includes the times when He’s carried us when we… Read More 10.11.2020 – His plan is bigger than any mistake you could make…