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
“O send out your light and your truth; let them lead me; let them bring me to your holy hill and to your dwelling. Then I will go to the altar of God, to God my exceeding joy; and I will praise you with the harp, O God, my God.”… Read More Writing to Connect, to Process, and to Heal
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.
“In his feathers he shall deliver you and under his wings you shall have refuge; his truth shall surround you as a supply of armor.“—Psalm 91:4 (Aramaic Bible in Plain English) I was drawn to this passage this morning… “…His truth is your shield and armor.” “…His faithful promises are your armor and protection.” HIS… Read More “…His TRUTH shall surround you as a supply of armor.”
“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”
Have you ever read a passage of scripture… and all of a sudden, you just feel it? 💓 Something sinks in, something hits your heart, something stirs in you… The Word of God is SO ALIVE… 📖✨ This morning when I opened to the book of Lamentations, I honestly thought… “….oh no…” (Just being honest!… Read More “This I recall to my mind, therefore I have hope…”
“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
I love the way God speaks to me in “my language”… 🌷📸 🌈 And I love the way God leads us into His language, His Word, and then He “speaks” it to us in our language—He makes it real to us in a way that we can understand and receive. ☀️ The way He “meets”… Read More He Speaks Our “Language” and Teaches us His
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…
I love studying and understanding “human behavior”… Perhaps you’ve heard of the term “mirroring“? It’s said that “mirroring” with another person helps one to better “connect” with that person by “imitating verbal or nonverbal behaviors.” The interesting thing is, many times we “mirror” another person during conversation without even realizing that we’re doing it. We’re… Read More “Mirroring” God
How do we face the place of “unknown?” How do we find the courage, the strength and stability that we need… to be able to cope… to get through? We trust the One who knows ALL things. ✨ We trust the One who LOVES us beyond what we can comprehend! We trust the One who… Read More Facing the Place of “Unknown”
“When I am afraid,I will put my trust in You.”—Psalm 56:3 Did you notice in that verse, that it says… “when” I am afraid? Not “if“… but “when.” “When my anxious thoughts multiply within me,Your consolations delight my soul.”—Psalm 94:19 I love how David is so open and vulnerable about the battles that he faced.… Read More You are not “anxiety.”