Slow down, take time. Breathe in, He said. He’ll reveal what’s to come. The thoughts in His mind, always higher than mine. And He’ll reveal all to come. Take courage, my heart. Stay steadfast, my soul. He’s in the waiting. He’s in the waiting. Hold onto your hope. Watch your triumph unfold. He’s never failing,… Continue reading We Struggle
From YouVersion’s “Awakening: 21 Days of Prayer and Fasting“ study plan: “Jesus knew that with so much need everywhere, He had to hear the voice of His Father, or He would have mistakenly chosen what’s good instead of what’s God.” Wow. Did anyone else feel a hand to the forehead on that? Sheesh! My life… Continue reading Good or God?
“I am not made to be a victim of my poor choices. I was made to be a victorious child of God.” Lesa TerKeurst, Embraced How about THAT to begin your day? Heavenly Father, Guide me in the decisions on my heart, including which voices to follow. Help me to be still and seek You.… Continue reading Choices
As my husband and I are studying Pastor Craig Groeschel’s “Hope in the Dark” Bible plan on YouVersion, I’m reminded that nothing I ask God – nothing – is too difficult for Him to hear. Our Heavenly Father wants us to come to Him in full disclosure. I waffle in my conversations with God at… Continue reading Like a Child
It’s a Tuesday morning. A random kind of morning, nothing particularly notable. A typical, cold winter morning. A Tuesday morning, not even a full 48 hours from when the Church last came together in worship and hearing God’s Word. And yet, because of this life’s challenges (work, pain, stress, illness, etc), it feels like Sunday… Continue reading A Random Tuesday
What I’d give for a bit of beautiful, white snow here today, Lord. While physical pain holds me inside this morning, the childlike wonder felt in simply watching snow fall soothes my soul. I believe the peace it brings has something to do with the analogy of Christ washing us clean, making us white as… Continue reading Snowy prayers
In preparation for New Community Church’s five16 event this afternoon serving over 300 households in our city, I wanted to share the scripture motivating us to serve our neighbors with love. It’s my sincere hope you will lean into the Bible, My Friend. Even if you don’t have a personal relationship with Jesus yet, especially… Continue reading Dear Friend