How easy is it to get all wrapped up in “tomorrow“? How easy is it to become obsessed with questions like these: “What does my future hold? Where am I heading? What’s going to happen to me?“ The truth is… We can trust Him with our “tomorrow”… but He wants us to pay attention to… Read More We can trust Him with our “tomorrow”…
“See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.”— Isaiah 43:19-21 (NIV) Father, I thank You for the opportunity… that You’ve placed within this new day. Help me to be able to recognize these opportunities from… Read More An Opportunity to Step into the New
I remember a season of my life, where I dealt with horrible, intrusive thoughts… Thoughts that would freak me out. Thoughts that would try to “chew me up.” Thoughts that would make me question what kind of a human being I was—”Why am I DEALING with THIS?” Thoughts that would make me want to run… Read More His Word does not return void—no matter how it seems in the moment…
I’ve struggled with social anxiety, in some way, shape, or form, for most of my life… Sometimes it’s not so bad, and other times it seems to sneak up on me just when I think I’m doing better in facing it. In many ways, things have gotten easier in the last few years of my… Read More Remember: You are NOT what you face.
“And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you believers.“—1 Thessalonians 2:13 “Now we have received not the… Read More “Whatever is True”
Well, we arrived back home from our camping trip yesterday afternoon. 🏕 It was a much needed time for me and Jason to get away, and spend some time AWAY from our work, together. These things are important, you know. It’s easy to lose sight of the importance of cultivating relationship. I’m so thankful that… Read More He Plants His Desires Within Our Hearts 💖🌱
“Teach me Your way, O Lord;I will walk in Your truth;Unite my heart to fear Your name.I will praise You, O Lord my God, with all my heart,And I will glorify Your name forevermore.For great is Your mercy toward me,And You have delivered my soul from the depths of Sheol.”—Psalm 86:11-13 NKJV Do we really… Read More His Invitation
It’s been 8 years since I first dared to ask the Lord if He would heal me… I’ve dealt with an autoimmune condition since I was 11 years old. Eight years since I started believing, not only that He could, and that He DOES still heal supernaturally, but also that He desires for me to… Read More The Healing Journey
Note to Self: When you open your bible to the exact same spot—no bookmark, 2 days in a row, and you take note of a section in particular, it might be a good idea to pay attention and read what it says… Yesterday morning, I opened up my bible to Jeremiah 32, and I only… Read More “Jeremiah Buys a Field”
Have you ever decided not to do something because you just didn’t think you had it in yourself to do it? How many times in life have we depended on our own “strengths and abilities” as if they were the things that made us “able” in the first place? “And God is able to make… Read More Am I willing to be “weak” in the thing He asks me to do?
Have you ever wanted God to just take something away? To remove something out of your life, out of your path… Perhaps something scary. Something painful. Something uncomfortable. Something “uncertain.” Something inconvenient… But what if… He wants to teach you, to reveal to you… what it’s like to walk through that “thing” to face that… Read More He doesn’t want us to miss out on experiencing Him…
Have you ever found yourself in the “place” of being SO hungry to learn… to grasp something to understand… …that you find it hard to wait patiently for the understanding that can only come from the Lord? There is a lesson, even in THIS place… Jesus Christ, “The Great Teacher”, has a perfect “lesson plan”… Read More Learning from The Great Teacher
Felt like He spoke this into my heart this morning… …and perhaps, this portion wasn’t just for me. “…Thank Me… for who I have created you to be—even if you cannot see the fullness of it yet. From this place, you will grow… 🌷✨ I am helping you to discover who you really are in… Read More The Unfolding
What is it that we’ve believed… that we would think we want or need to be… “the same”…as everybody else. …when our God has so obviously created us to be wonderfully, and uniquely “different“… Purposefully, and precisely different. Multicolored multifaceted… Each a unique “color” of His heart—His beautiful personality. He is pure, “white light.” Perfect… Read More A Part in His Play
There is a moment… …when we “break open” before the Lord… Sometimes it takes a little time… and sometimes we open right up as we come into His presence. But as we “break open” before Him… in that moment… we may not know or have any idea what He might desire to do in our… Read More “Write upon my heart, Lord. I trust You with Your pen.”
Oh God, You are a God… Who longs to share the hidden, unseen things with us. You long to share with us… the most intricate and intimate places of Your heart. 💝 You LONG to be able to share these things with those who love You and with those who know You and with those… Read More A God Who longs to share His heart…