“I (God) will go before you and will level the mountains; I will break down gates of bronze and cut through bars of iron. I will give you hidden treasures, riches stored in secret places, so that you may know that I am the Lord, the God of Israel, who summons you by name.” (Isaiah … Continue reading Earth’s Trials & Heaven’s Treasures
When I was a little girl, one of my safe havens was this big hollow log sitting by a little creek in the woods behind our house. Often times I would go there to sit and even play by myself on nice days when the sun was shining. However, there were other times, when I … Continue reading Life’s Safe Havens
Philippians 4:6-7 - Do not be anxious about ANYTHING, but IN EVERYTHING by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses ALL understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Growing up in a large family, one of my favorite things that we … Continue reading Sleeping through the Storm
Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the Lord , and who meditates on his law day and night. Psalm 1:1-2 I love these verses because … Continue reading Walking in Christ – Resisting the Chain Reaction of Wickedness
It was the summer of 2001 and my six year old self was already dreaming of the beautifully wrapped presents underneath the Christmas tree that was still months and months away. Every Sunday, my grandmother would bring my mom advertisements, coupons, and magazines that she would receive in the mail. Most of the time, my … Continue reading Faith isn’t easy, but it has promise!
When God says "No" with one hand, He holds and answers with a better "Yes" in the other! Trust that God's "No" is preparing you to not only receive, but to appreciate and value His "Yes"! I desire God's best, but to desire and to value are two very different things. In this season of … Continue reading Even When There’s A “No”, God Has A Better “Yes”!
In Matthew 16, Jesus asked His disciples the all important question, "Who do you say that I am?" Peter answered from the heart, "The Messiah; the Son of the Living God". Peter's answer was correct because he knew and believed that Jesus was the Messiah. This question is the perfect example of salvation and the … Continue reading Priceless & Cherished