KARLA LEES

SHARING HOPE TO THE HURTING, THE BROKEN & THE LONELY.

There is something awesome about how God works… especially within. When we empty ourselves before Him, He fills us. When we wait before Him, He quiets, leads and loves up on us. When we come hurting, He wipes away our tears, bandages and heals our wounds. When we are broken, He is the glue that …

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We throw open our doors to God and discover at the same moment that he has already thrown open his door to us. We find ourselves standing where we always hoped we might stand—out in the wide open spaces of God’s grace and glory, standing tall and shouting our praise. Romans 5:2 MSG

November 9, 2013

And I’ll stride freely through wide open spaces as I look for your truth and your wisdom…
– Psalm 119:45 MSG

November 9, 2013

There are days when I feel that I have not done or said or brought anything of value to God, and some days when I feel like that about everyone.  Those days where you see no value in yourself. Bringing that feeling to God can radically shift your view. Eyes open to see new ways …

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i am slowly but surely starting to wrap my mind around the fact that God loves me. Me the way I am. Not just me the way He knows I can or want to be. Me in the now-ness of my hurts, brokenness, pain, quirks, bad habits… Me in the compassion, love, faithfulness, my gifts, …

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The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms. – Deut 33:27a

November 6, 2013

Coz some days, friend? These are the kinds of words we need to ingest and make part of us. Words that bring life, peace, grace, rest and His Presence.

“Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with Me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with Me and work with Me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on you. Keep company with Me and you’ll learn to live freely and lightly.”

Matthew 11:28-30 MSG

November 6, 2013

One weekend, not so long ago, ended up being a gracefilled one for me. Girl time, hubby time, quiet time, toddler time, walking time, listening time, spicy food time, tea time, laughter time. All grace. You see, i felt after a situation that week like i deserved to be punished. That i wasn’t worth being …

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