in His Presence

Your God is present among you, a strong Warrior there to save you. Happy to have you back, He’ll calm you with His love and delight you with His songs. Zephaniah 3:17 MSG I have a confession to make. This verse is one of my favorite verses in the Old Testament.  In the passage ofContinue reading “in His Presence”

talk to me

There are many voices we listen to, but one that can do the most damage if we give it free rein. And it may be impacted by the enemy, but it isn’t him. It’s my, your inner voice.  Our self talk can block us from hearing God’s voice, keeping our minds so humming we are leftContinue reading “talk to me”

scaredy cat, come to the Son

I have lived more of my life than I am comfortable admitting as a scaredy cat. Afraid of what others think, promises  how God would treat me if He really knew all I had done, afraid of making a misstep, afraid of my own shadow. Fear turns into anxiety when it isn’t kept in check.Continue reading “scaredy cat, come to the Son”

caught in the headlights

The other day, someone was speaking highly about a skill I have while I was in the room, and I felt uncomfortable. I felt awkwardly caught in the headlights! The issue wasn’t that I had overheard, because the person knew I was there. The real issue? I am not used to praise and compliments, especially inContinue reading “caught in the headlights”

the struggle

Too many voices are being snuffed out. Who have you lost to depression or mental illness? Have your relationships been impacted so much you can nearly breathe from the pain? Sometimes those who are the most talented can’t pull back from the edges of their greatness in time to miss seeing the void on theContinue reading “the struggle”