It’s so easy to eventually discount something we’ve been waiting to behold within our lives… …to be discouraged, to lose hope after some time passes. Whenever that answer to prayer, that hope, that promise… seems to become less and less relevant, …less and less likely. We wait, and we wait… without seeing anything unfold. “Dormancy“… Read More Seasons of “Dormancy”
Heavenly Father, Here I am before You again… Thank You for always being just right here… You’re always near. You see, I’ve accumulated these things from my walk through the day. And I know… I need to let them go into Your hands …to let You take these “things” away. And I know that I… Read More 10.21.2022 – Brand New Day
I’ll be honest… it seems I’ve been facing a battle within the place of my time of communion with the Lord. The time He and I share together here at the table each morning… the time we sit and write together. Somehow, ever since about 2018, I’ve had this beautiful “pocket of time” in the… Read More 2.7.2022 – The battles we face in the changing of the seasons…
Good Morning, Heavenly Father. 💝 I’ve come… …right here before You. And I’m reminded, once again that You have always been just right here. I can feel You stirring in my heart… stirring up the fire once again …just like You always do. 💖 Yes, I could tell… I did worry when the fire began… Read More 1.31.2022 – …a resounding, heartfelt reminder…
The other week I slipped into an intense state of anxiety… And then after a little while of getting completely wound up in that I realized I had finally spiraled down into depression. I went from “over-caring” and obsessing over all the “what ifs”… to apathy, numbness, and not even wanting to get up out… Read More 1.30.2022 – Yes, I spiraled—and I began to sink… but He lifted me. ☀️
Heavenly Father, I’m struggling… I’m having to work through some things that I never expected would be this much of a struggle to work through at this point in my life. It’s humbling. How life seems to bring our weaknesses right out of us… Things that we don’t always like to see about ourselves. And… Read More 1.28.2022 – “Am I still okay?”
Have you ever just automatically “drawn a line” about something that you’re not completely sure about? “Let’s just decide about this thing right now, I’m not completely sure about this thing, but I’d rather just draw a protective line than face my questions and uncertainty about it.” So you draw a line, you toss it… Read More 12.10.2021 – Learning to be Led
Sometimes it takes a slower, deeper journey to get to where God wants to take us… to get to the kind of work that God desires to do within us. The relationship that is developed within the journey is so important to Him. How patient He is… You know, God does things right. 💝 Not… Read More 11.30.2021 – God does things right.
“For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.”—Galatians 5:13 “Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God.”—1 Peter 2:16 “For freedom Christ has set us… Read More 11.24.2021 – Let Freedom Ring
Can I be honest? I love writing, I find healing in putting words onto the page… …but I don’t feel like writing today. I don’t feel like letting you in on where I am today. And yet, as God so often does… He nudges me. 💓🍃☀️ And I guess, rather than hiding away, He wants… Read More 11.22.2021 – “I don’t feel like it…”
Could it be… that the sweetest times, come out of the most challenging times… the hardest times… For it can be in these times, that we encounter the sweetest, most tender times with the Lord. 💝✨ It is in these times, that we feel His closeness, and His strength the most. 💔🍃☀️ He’s with us… Read More 11.20.2021 – The sweetest times, often come out of the hardest times…
God gives us glimpses into His heart as we dig into His Word… Is that not mind-blowing? ✨ And I am so thankful… …for the way He draws us, and then He gives us a deeper understanding of who He is, and the way He sees us (and the situations we face)….as we dig into… Read More 11.2.2021 – His Word is a Glimpse into His Heart
“Feelings come and feelings go,And feelings are deceiving;My warrant is the Word of God–Naught else is worth believing. Though all my heart should feel condemnedFor want of some sweet token,There is One greater than my heartWhose Word cannot be broken. I’ll trust in God’s unchanging WordTill soul and body sever,For, though all things shall pass… Read More 10.30.2021 – Learning to “Be Still” in the Midst of Scrupulosity
The Lord has been speaking to me about “words” this morning… “Words” and “Wisdom” and “Understanding” Sometimes it seems to take me a “long trail” of words… to “illustrate the path” to where I’m trying to get to… …to get to the point, the main purpose, the moral of the story the heart of the… Read More 10.28.2021 – Getting to the “heart of the matter”…
This morning as I was sitting here at the table, a memory came to mind… …it was a memory of a “season” or two from a dark time in my teenage years. And honestly, I have been wondering, off and on… if and when God would lead me to share about some things that I… Read More 10.27.2021 – Is it really “harmless”?
“But for me it is good to be near God; I have made the Lord God my refuge, that I may tell of all your works.”—Psalm 73:28 “Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.“—Hebrews 10:22… Read More 10.25.2021 – “Draw near, come into My Light…”