Some days I wake up with an overwhelming praise for the mercy of Jesus. Thoughts of the sins of my past will flood my mind as I am reminded of His mercy and that the sins I once allowed to rule my world no longer have the power to define the person I am. … Continue reading Jesus, just Jesus
Matthew 5:45 ‘…It rains on the just and the unjust alike.’ – This is one of those statements in the Bible that just doesn’t make sense to me? Elsewhere in the same book, we are told that God is good, His plan for us is good, and what the Devil intends for bad - God … Continue reading Rains and Valleys, how to survive the unlivable.
There is a childhood song that many of us know, it says, ‘The wise man built his house upon the rock…the foolish man built his house upon the sand…The rains came down, and the floods came up, and the house on the sand went SPLAT’. It was a fun song to sing. In our Sunday … Continue reading A faithful foundation
Like it, love it, hate it, loathe it…Valentine’s Day is upon us - a made up day celebrating the anything but made up beauty of love. Some spend this day alone. Others spend this day giving or receiving flowers, candies, gifts, expensive dinners, etc.…but if you’re like me you can skip all of that and … Continue reading Jesus is my Valentine
This January air has me longing for summer, and reminiscent of a recent family vacation - a week spent laying on the hot HOT sand of a North Carolina beach. Memories carry me back to that wonderful, relaxing place with hot temperatures and a gorgeous lazy beach where we spent hours upon hours building sand … Continue reading Ocean of uncertainty
When I was in high school, I had a teacher that taught us that if she told us something important, we would know it was important because she would say it multiple times, that was our cue to listen and take note because this statement was going to be on a test. Since her class, anytime … Continue reading A Speck Of Faith
Vulnerability is commonly portrayed as a weakness...a place to avoid. However, growing in my relationship with the Lord, I have begun to see it less as a place of avoidance, and more as a place of decision and growth - opportunity. Miriam-Webster defines vulnerability as: capable of being physically or emotionally wounded. Thinking on how … Continue reading Steps of faith…