And He said, “Arise!”

He took her by the hand and said to her, “Talitha koum!” (which means “Little girl, I say to you, get up!” ).  Immediately the girl stood up and began to walk around (she was twelve years old). At this they were completely astonished. ‭‭Mark‬ ‭5:41-42‬ We don’t know a lot about Jairus’ daughter. Her [...]

Courage for Change

When God wants you to grow, He makes you uncomfortable! Sometimes, God takes us through seasons that make us so uncomfortable and uneasy where there seems to be no peace or rest.  Why?  As humans, we are creatures of habit and enjoy comfort and desire an easy life. However, if everything were easy, we would [...]

Earth’s Trials & Heaven’s Treasures

“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 [...]

A Safe Haven: Running to Jesus

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 [...]