Morning Sky

Morning sky awakes Gray, then red, orange, and white Time for joyful praise! Psalm 108:1 – 5 NASB My heart is steadfast, O God; I will sing, I will sing praises, even with my soul. Awake, harp and lyre; I will awaken the dawn! I will give thanks to You, O Lord, among the peoples;Continue reading “Morning Sky”

Transitions: Peace for Fear

When I was a new believer, I would hear older “mature” followers say in response to troubles, “Jesus will make everything all right.” or “Just trust in God and all will be well.” This one really set my teeth on edge, “Give your heart to Jesus and He will take away all your troubles.” IContinue reading “Transitions: Peace for Fear”

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”

A Candle for Christmas

She clung to the six inch candle as Pastor Will read the story of the birth of Christ. Graci was excited to participate in the candlelight ceremony this year. At six years old, she felt like a big girl because her dad told her she was old enough to hold the candle. “You have toContinue reading “A Candle for Christmas”

14 Days of Blessings: Day 1

Christmas is coming! Christmas is coming! People in my town appear to be frantically shopping for the perfect gift while I am trying very hard not to ignore the season this year.  I want more than streets lined with colored lights, beautifully decorated trees, and carefully wrapped packages. I want to see wounded hearts mended.Continue reading “14 Days of Blessings: Day 1”

Destiny is Now

Step into your destiny Reach for the hope of a brighter day. LOVE is holding your hand. He is gently guiding the way. Stride toward the promise. Yield to His invitation of rest. LOVE is whispering your name. He’s patiently waiting with His best. Don’t be afraid to move. LOVE has a plan just forContinue reading “Destiny is Now”