‘Rejection is God’s protection’ – Alice Hunt Someone reading this quote in the midst of feeling rejected can easily wonder, ‘What kind of nonsense is this?’, ‘Why, if God is good, would He use pain as a means to protect?’ We have all found ourselves tangled in its intricate web and had these questions as … Continue reading Rejection’s Web
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
This is my prayer chair. This is the place I begin each day by opening my Bible, exploring God's word, and talking to my Heavenly King. Some days the trek to this chair seems arduous and is filled with distraction after distraction while others are effortless and smooth. Whichever, the day and whatever it takes, … Continue reading My prayer chair
As mom's we so quickly fall prey to the enemies lies that every other mom has it more together then we do particularly when it comes to our homes, and how well maintained they are. Truth be told we are all more alike then we realize. Join me in taking it day by day as we get rid of the illusion of perfection.
I heard it described once that telling someone you will pray for them is a simple gesture of kindness, sort of an acknowledgement, as if to tell another they aren't alone - a pat on the back of sorts. To that individual I hold no thoughts of judgement, only heartache and wonder - is that … Continue reading Is this what prayer has become?
My soul has been awakened - No longer does it sleep My soul has been awakened - His word in me, is breathed My soul has been awakened - From chains, I am set free My soul has been awakened - My path given His lead My soul has been awakened - His will now … Continue reading Awakened
‘He set me free He set me free He broke the bonds of prison for me I’m glory bound my Jesus to see Glory to God he set me free’ Words of a song - beautiful words at that, but when sang by a believer they become words that do more than just sound good … Continue reading He set me free
Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 tells us, Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up! Again, if two lie together they keep warm, but … Continue reading A threefold cord
‘If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content’ - LeoTolstoy Perfection is defined by Merriam-Webster as ‘Freedom from fault or defect’. It can be demonstrated through the appearance of our home, the clothes that we wear, the yard that we keep, the car that we drive, our work ethic, and various other ways, but … Continue reading False Perfection
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