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 bless … More hand it to you
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 from … More Sunday Psalm: Bless the Lord
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, … More My comfort, Your promise
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, and … More when to speak up at pointing fingers
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 but … More presence
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 battling … More now is the time….
Hands speak of so much to us: Words, in action. Comfort as we offer a hand. Provision, from the work of our hands. Therapy, healing- with a touch of a hand, release can occur. Whether your hands are small (like Jewel’s hit song “Hands”.) or large, they have the potential to impact not only your … More hands…