“So many of us hear this song every year around this time and it normally stirs warm feelings of peace and rest. Yet those feelings may quickly be lost or conflicted when we come back to the reality of this Christmas and the circumstances that surround this world in this time. Hearts are struggling greatly to find peace and calm.” How to find the Prince of Peace in the midst of Chaos.
In the past few weeks I have struggled with feelings of rejection and even just awkwardness trying to reconnect and try to build new relationships with people. This has been a struggle I have had for years. I know my identity in Christ and that Jesus doesn’t reject me, yet I also still struggle with... Continue Reading →
You have every right to disagree with people and to speak up about our beliefs, but when our beliefs become a way of separating, shaming, or devaluing people and our relationships, something needs to change and honestly I have had a lot of frustrated conversations with God about it because I have found myself doing... Continue Reading →
If you’re feeling heaviness, instead of internalizing it as your own, ask God for direction in how to pray for our nation and our people.
“We were created to be Mature Sons and Daughters of God. Who are not ruled by or manipulated by the things of this earth but who where created to steward God’s creation. God’s word says that creation is actually longing for us to do this. Because it knows we have the answers needed for its freedom from the corruption of man.”
Last night, I was patiently waiting for one of my girls to fall asleep who refuses to go to sleep without me cuddling with her. As I laid there the Lord took me into a memory of myself at her age. I heard this younger version of myself talking to God and singing songs. In... Continue Reading →
After dealing with waking up under some heavy attack yesterday, The Lord drew me to go sit by the water that the retreat center I am staying at and get quiet with Him. I was still shaken inside by a not so pleasant attack while I was napping. This was my encounter with the Lord... Continue Reading →
My husband and I were driving home this evening from a date where we watched the latest Marvel movie Black Panther (yes we are superhero junkies). This movie in the middle of so much violence had me thinking of all the violence and threats this nation is facing right now. Our hearts have been heavy... Continue Reading →
There are times in our journey's with God that we cannot see what it over the next mountain. We can look and ask, but sometimes we don't get the answer's we want. These are moments where He is calling us to trust His leading. It can also be a time where our doubts and fears... Continue Reading →
Psalm 23 AMP The Lord is my Shepherd [to feed, to guide and to shield me], I shall not want. He lets me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still and quiet waters. He refreshes and restores my soul (life); He leads me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake. Even though I walk through the [sunless] Or valley of deep darkness.valley of... Continue Reading →