hand it to you

When I used to get something I loved, I had the overwhelming desire to keep it to myself. Like a hoarder, but of blessings. As a newborn follower, I needed God to teach me that every blessing comes from Him not only to bless me, but in turn for me to be able to blessContinue reading “hand it to you”

Sunday Psalm: Bless the Lord

Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise His holy name. Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all His benefits. Psalm 103:1-2 NIV Oh the thousands of ways I could bless Your Holy Name as I look back at my life, the one I have had only because of Your hands. All I have comes fromContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: Bless the Lord”

My comfort, Your promise

I am hurting today. My body is yearning for relief, my soul is crying for release. And the first Word I read today as I open Your Word? This is my comfort in my affliction, that Your promise gives me life. Psalm 119:50 ESV I choose to believe You answered my heart cry in those Words,Continue reading “My comfort, Your promise”

when to speak up at pointing fingers

There are not a lot of things that cause me to be enraged. Disrespect is one of them. As is the season, its time in my area for municipal elections. And I would say that several of the almost 30 candidates running here are not causing negative waves. They are standing on their platforms, andContinue reading “when to speak up at pointing fingers”

presence

Presence. What do we really mean when we use the word “presence”? Presence noun The Google Dictionary: 1) the state or fact of existing, occurring, or being present in a place or thing. (“her presence still comforts me”) synonyms: existence, being there 2) a person or thing that exists or is present in a place butContinue reading “presence”

now is the time….

Worship releases God’s presence into the atmosphere, wherever we are. And when God is there, all of Him- His character, freedom, love, justice is there as well. When we acknowledge God is King, number one in our lives, and our strength….He can move in ways we never fathomed or dreamed possible. When we are battlingContinue reading “now is the time….”

its time to bloom

Photo by @khjlees Its time to bloom. There is only so much watering, feeding, sun & deepening we are meant to experience before we are to show the inner qualities meant to be shared with those around us. Some are meant to help in practical ways: fire, police, armed forces, EMR staff. Doctors, nurses, dentists,Continue reading “its time to bloom”

bless from the mess

You catch way more flies with honey than vinegar. -Unknown I recently had a gear shift, or what you may refer to as an ‘aha’ moment. I have a few friends who are both teachers. My newest friend of the two finally felt she found the school she was meant to stay in, and wasContinue reading “bless from the mess”

actions vs words

Actions may speak louder than words but words can hurt longer than actions. Heather Palacious @wondherful Where are your words leading you to live? There are only three options when it comes to words: Destruction Edification Fluff When we use words, they are either used to build people up, tear them down. Just passing timeContinue reading “actions vs words”