Good Morning, Heavenly Father 💝🌈 How I love to write about You… How I love to learn about You… …How afraid I once was… of You… …but You surprised me…with how wonderful You are. ✨ This thing between You and me, it’s so different than I ever would have dreamed. And You always knew… that… Read More 2.14.2021 – But You surprised me…
This morning the Lord led me to a verse, “As for you, you meant evil against me, but God turned it into good in order to bring about this present result, to save the lives of many people.” —Genesis 50:20 It’s funny because, even though I’ve not really been quoting this verse or referring to… Read More 2.9.2021 – “You plotted evil against me, but God turned it into good…”
I’m realizing that… Sometimes God allows “the hindrances” to remain, for a little while. Sometimes for what seems like a long while… But He is still good. He is still trustworthy. ? And He is still working and creating and building and moving— even when it seems that nothing is changing for the better. I… Read More 2.7.2021 – Enduring through the Hindrances
To be honest… I’ve been dealing with some things—some unexpected issues in my body. Do you ever feel like your body just doesn’t want to cooperate? It can be frustrating. And to be honest… I’ve been trying not to worry or fret when these issues are at their worst. Thankfully the issues come and go.… Read More 2.5.2021 – “Peace calms a troubling situation when explanations fail.”
“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
I believe one of the things the Lord wants us to keep in our hearts, in our thoughts, readily accessible to remember and meditate on… …is that God is with us. We’ve not been “left alone” in what we face. As His people, He’s not left us alone in this dark world. His name is… Read More 12.20.2020 – Emmanuel: God is With Us
Does “hope” feel impossible for your heart right now? Do you fear “getting your hopes up” because you’ve been wounded so deeply by disappointment? And you may feel like no one could possibly understand. But God knows about all the things that have hurt you. ? And He knows about all of the times people… Read More 12.17.2020 – Hopeful Hearts
No matter what kind of uncertainty we face… Even in the midst of a scary “unknown”… …in the midst of the “impossible“… We can say “no” to the worry, the fretting, the overwhelming sense of dread… …and we can turn to our Heavenly Father and declare who He is! ?☀️? Our God is a God… Read More 12.15.2020 – Meanwhile…
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!