Peace is Possible

It’s easy to get bogged down with worry and anxiety. Our concern for our family, finances, job situation, school, etc., can leave us feeling stressed, overwhelned, and anxious. The enemy of our peace would have us believe that God doesn’t care–that we either deserve the misery of our situation or God’s too busy to careContinue reading “Peace is Possible”

Beyond the Clouds: A Haiku

Storms hovering near Love, joy, and peace pushes through Look beyond the clouds Hope is always available. Isaiah 61:3 (VOICE) As for those who grieve over Zion, God has sent me to give them a beautifulcrown in exchange for ashes, To anoint them with gladness instead of sorrow, to wrap them in victory, joy, andContinue reading “Beyond the Clouds: A Haiku”

Invitations: Win

Don’t let darkness and sorrow win. Fight for Who you are. ResIst the urge to quit WheN life gets hard. The people around you may not see The Wonderful person you are INside, But remember God loves the real you That you work so hard to hide. You may not understand Why your heart hurtsContinue reading “Invitations: Win”

How Deep is Your Love

How Deep is Your Love Are you willing to deny yourself, The pleasures of your life, Turn your back on fame For the cause of Christ? Will you give away your time, Share your talents without pay? Consider the needs of others above your own when you kneel to pray? Are you willing to chooseContinue reading “How Deep is Your Love”

An Invitation to the Garden of Hope

Draw near to the garden

The Parables of Our Lives: Praise Like the Trees

Have you ever wondered why trees grow tall? Why they stand firm in spring, summer, winter, and fall? They wave when the wind blows They twinkle when it snows. Trees cast cooling shadows in the summer heat. They sprout leaves, bear fruit, shed leaves, and repeat. In all that they do and all they provideContinue reading “The Parables of Our Lives: Praise Like the Trees”

Can You Hear It?

There have been many mornings I awaken with the sound of the sweetest music. It wasn’t music from a radio or an alarm. It has been love songs in my spirit. Scripture teaches us that the Lord speaks to us when we are asleep (Job 33:14-16). What a wonderful way to wake up–to the soundContinue reading “Can You Hear It?”

LOVE Helps Us Stand

In my pursuit to know God better, I clearly understand that He will answer prayer. He will give us insight and He will always tell us the truth about ourselves. He will uncover our secret thoughts and lay our weaknesses on the table to examine them with us. He will remind us that those whoContinue reading “LOVE Helps Us Stand”

14 Days of Blessings: Day 8

Today I wish you laughter. Have you had a good belly laugh lately? If not, I suggest viewing the video below. Remember that a merry heart does good like a medicine (Proverbs 17:22).  

14 Days of Blessings: Day 7

Today I wish you resurrection. The beauty of this season is the hope that the end of something is approaching and we have something new to look forward to. That is resurrection. This year may have been extremely challenging for you, but we have this hope…He who began a good work in us is faithfulContinue reading “14 Days of Blessings: Day 7”