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
I awoke this morning with so many names heavy on my heart. I talked with God for what seemed like hours. I went through my routine of showering, dressing and making the bed with the list of all the worldly expectations I am to complete racing through my mind. I sat down with my devotional… Continue reading Seeking Peace
Father, Thank You for knowing me, the struggles of my body, battles of my mind and desires of my heart. Thank You for supplying the answers to every part of me. Thank You for meeting me where I am, how I am and in WHO I AM, Jesus. Thank You for knowing, accepting and loving… Continue reading Fully Alive
It’s in the little things where we find the greatest contentment. Thank You, God, for all the “little things”. #aberryrichlife
If you’ve told someone you will pray for them, stop right now, in this minute, and lift them up. No excuses, no “I will in a bit.” Nothing is more important than prayer, communicating with God of the universe is incredibly powerful. Just do it, pray for the person God laid on your heart. They… Continue reading Just Do It
The solution (to fighting fear) is not more determination. The solution is faith. Louie Giglio How? 1. Stop. Don’t listen to the giants, no matter how loudly they yell, or covertly they whisper. Say it with me (yes, even you super polite people)…”SHUT UP, Giant.” 2. Out loud, speak over the fear. (C’mon introverts, you… Continue reading You’re Goin’ Down!