KARLA LEES

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

On the days when there are home repairs, (like drips or leaks driving me nuts) humidity sending my curls for a frizzy visit, or a pile of laundry & dishes awaiting my attention, I draw great comfort from the promise in the last two stanzas of Psalm 23. You chase after me, in all my …

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There have been two occasions when the enemy targeted us about our circumstances when my husband and I weren’t sure where our next pay cheque or meals were going to come from. Literally both times, all I could do was pray and ask God to move. And through His Body, He overflowed blessing upon us. …

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As much as I like to think I am a strong capable woman, all it takes is a close glimpse of death to sheepishly remind me that I am desperately in need of my Shepherd. I can honestly say that God has literally taken my fear and walked closely beside me through the loss of …

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PROVIDER.One who provides.And for me, that is You, God.Everything I need, have needed or will need, You provide in the moment of my need. When I open Your Word, I don’t just read it. I take it in, and choose to believe it. I put my faith into action and claim these words to be …

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“Laugh with your happy friends when theyโ€™re happy; share tears when theyโ€™re down.” (Romans 12:15 MSG) 215. Found in just one of the who knows how many unmarked graves about the residential schools that took so much already from the indigenous communities here in Canada. ๐Ÿ’”I grieve alongside all the families & community represented by …

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This last promise is the one which jumped out the most to me this week, I must confess. You see, I am that girl who breaks out singing whenever she can, just coz, but especially when I am feeling joyful. You may see me around town walking & singing or driving with the windows down …

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The other night, I was startled awake around 3am with my heart racing and that feeling of panic like you suddenly stepped out of a scary dream.Maybe you can relate. And a second later, Zephaniah 3:17 went through my mind, and this 4th promise lovingly coated me with the peace it holds. “He quiets you …

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When I feel like I can’t do anything right, this third promise soothes my soul as I claim it despite my feelings…. “He will take great delight in you.”ย  Zephaniah 3:17 Another translation phrases it as He delights in you. And what an amazing promise it is! God, the Maker of all things, delights in …

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When I am feeling weak and overwhelmed, the five words in the second promise from Zephaniah 3:17 reassures me that the One I am clinging to is more than able to come to my rescue. “He is mighty to save.. “ Note the verb IS. Not might be. Not should be. But IS. Actively on …

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This past week was a particularly hard one for me, so I am so thankful for this extra day at home (yay Victoria Day! ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ) to recharge! I am in the middle of a confirmed season of mild depression, and last week an adjustment to my meds did not go well. I am grateful for …

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