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”

Sunday Psalm: Breakthrough is Coming

Open up the heavens, we wanna see You. Open up the floodgates, a mighty river flowing from Your heart filling every part of our praise. -Meredith Andrews When I feel blue or down in the dumps of my despair, You breathe the truth of who You are into my spirit, and stir my heart backContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: Breakthrough is Coming”

all access pass

image via Remade Ministries Over and over, I fail. His love for me remains, constant, solid, dependable. Unlike me. I am nowhere near perfect, inside or out, but I am no longer where I was when He found me. One thing has changed me for eternity: His love. And His love is a constant flowingContinue reading “all access pass”

when history & destiny intersect

Our scars reflect our history but they don’t determine our destiny; they’re the intersection where our pain meets the needs of others. David Cassidy I used to feel badly about my scars, both the visible and private ones. Not any longer. Without my life experiences, I would not be who I am today. I wouldContinue reading “when history & destiny intersect”

come-passion

In an interesting unexpected conversation yesterday on the bus, I touched an aspect of God in a way I had not yet done in such a way before. As i was listening to the earnest young missionary from the Latter Day Saints speak about his church having the ‘living prophet’ and 12 apostles, I feltContinue reading “come-passion”

stripping away the veil

You have been teaching me a necessary lesson over these past few weeks, God. I keep putting up veils to shield myself from seeing You directly. You Yourself valued being able to see us face to face so much You died on that cross to rip the veil, to make it clear You were approachable,Continue reading “stripping away the veil”

name the doubt & grab His hem

I am more than a bit timid when it comes to asking God for something i want for myself. In fact, I tend to ask for myself as a tag along, or add on at the end of praying for other people’s needs. Which isn’t a healthy symptom at all. You see, that likely meansContinue reading “name the doubt & grab His hem”

Sunday Psalm: Be Still, Seriously?

Oh Lord Inside I am racing like a car engine revving up for its heat in the big race, go go go get ‘er done check it off the to do list Peace is feeling farther & farther away with every new task I take on, with the situation I face causing me to spinContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: Be Still, Seriously?”

Bind us together

Like the anticipation of the arrival of spring, the Word has moving, stirring and growing deeper within me in a few areas as of late, but especially His desire for unity. How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity! Psalm 133:1 God is blessed when we live in community. EvenContinue reading “Bind us together”

Freedom is Calling

One of my favorite moments in human history occurs in Luke 4:15-21: (Jesus was teaching in their synagogues, & everyone praised him. ) He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath day he went into the synagogue, as was his custom. He stood up to read, and the scroll of theContinue reading “Freedom is Calling”