“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.
Something interesting to think about. Back in the time when Jesus was born into this world, they didn’t have clocks or calendars or gps like we did. The way they told time, seasons, and location was through the stars and the alignment of planets and the sun and moon. In that time it wasn’t called... 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 →
How often we have heard…”You just need to give it to God! Let it go! You need to choose to forgive!” We may say those words, yet internally we either stuff the pain down inside or even find it sometimes impossible to move past it. Sometimes even years later, those painful wounds, come back to... 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.
I wanted to share what happened when I began praying yesterday evening for our nation after feeling anger and frustration towards our situation as a nation and more specifically our state. As I turned my attention to the Lord, I saw blood being poured out on our land. Normally this would alarm me as something... Continue Reading →
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 →
I want you to take a moment and step into experiencing how much the Lord fights for intimacy with us. So many times we can become consumed and frustrated by those areas in our lives that block us from those moments of intimacy with Him. Our longing for breakthrough or our areas of weakness or... Continue Reading →
Below I want to share something that happened over this past week. This is one of those moments where I am going to be vulnerable and share an area where I am weak. However, when God brought breakthrough it also came with a strategy and also I believe a word that goes beyond personal struggles... Continue Reading →