This morning I am finding rest in the truth… …that God’s Word does not return void. “So will My word be which goes forth from My mouth; It will not return to Me empty, Without accomplishing what I desire, And without succeeding in the matter for which I sent it.“—Isaiah 55:11 I am finding hope… Read More 11.24.2020 – Remember, He is like the Sunrise…
I wanted to share this music with you this morning…. As I sat down with the Lord this morning, and I put on this music, I felt such a tender closeness with Him—a sense of “togetherness” with Him…a warmth, a comfort, a peace…. a sense of relief. I’m so thankful to be able to come… Read More 11.23.2020 – He always plans on seeing us through!
I kind of think I was made to “grow into” my name. “Heather“ It means, “flowering.” It’s a kind of plant. —A small, tough, flowering, evergreen shrub that grows and flourishes in rocky areas. “The name Heather actually refers to a variety of small shrubs with pink or white flowers which commonly grow in rocky areas that… Read More 11.21.2020 – “Wallflower” or Real Flower?
I love this song by Josh Garrels… Wanted to share it on here this morning… because it soothed and encouraged me. In a time that many hearts are troubled…. Here is a song to remind us… to encourage and uplift us—a soothing “balm” for hearts in a time of much discouragement. So take heart—keep going,… Read More 11.20.2020 – “Don’t Be Afraid”
Last night, as I was attempting to settle down for the evening, I started “scrolling” Facebook for a little bit. And —honestly—I was already in a little bit of a stressed, overwhelmed state of mind in that moment. And then, just like that, as I was scrolling, I came across some news that affected me… Read More 11.18.2020 – The Battle in the Airwaves
The Heritage of the Righteous and the Calamity of the Wicked A Psalm of David. 37 Do not fret because of evildoers,Nor be envious of the workers of iniquity.2 For they shall soon be cut down like the grass,And wither as the green herb. 3 Trust in the Lord, and do good;Dwell in the land, and feed on His faithfulness.4 Delight yourself also… Read More 11.15.2020 – He’s pulling it all together…
I think it deeply pleases God when we ask Him things like, “Father? What do You think about this? What’s on Your heart? What are You thinking about? What are You dreaming about? What is Your desire, God?” What’s Your will for this situation that I’m seeing/going through/experiencing?” It must bring Him so much joy… Read More 11.14.2020 – “Lord, this ‘voice’…. how do You want me to use it?”
“The moment they began their shouts and praises, the LORD set ambushes against the men of Ammon, Moab, and Mount Seir who had come against Judah, and they were defeated.“—2 Chronicles 20:22 And what did they sing? “They went out before the army and were saying: “Praise the LORD, For His mercy endures forever.” —2 Chronicles 20:21… Read More 11.8.2020 – How do we get through? We “praise” our way through!
Sometimes when I wake up, and go to the table to sit with Him… I’ll walk in sleepy and tired, unsure of what God will want to do, wondering if I’ll be able to hear Him…and in that moment I’m honestly unsure of whether or not there will be a “breakthrough place” where I’m able… Read More 10.28.2020 – Uninhibited with Him
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
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!”
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…”