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”

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

God rest ye merry, gentlemen Let nothing you dismay Remember, Christ, our Saviour Was born on Christmas day To save us all from Satan’s power When we were gone astray O tidings of comfort and joy, Comfort and joy O tidings of comfort and joy! We can have rest because Jesus was born. Shocking, isn’tContinue reading “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”

all of You is more than enough

Yesterday was an interesting day. No matter what I did, the timing seemed to be just slightly off. I am sure you can relate. But I had a strong sense that everything was happening according to His timing, despite how I was feeling. Even when I had to head to the ER with my eldestContinue reading “all of You is more than enough”

comfort in community

Hi chicks! (that’s what I call my girlfriends in Christ) If you are a bro, welcome. I know some of you are single, separated, divorced or in a hard place in your marriages.  I know it can and does hurt. I know sometimes you feel you can’t ask people to pray for your spouse, forContinue reading “comfort in community”

when it’s hard to believe for the best

Yesterday was a day filled with highs and lows, from which I am still both in shock and filled with praise as i process it all. It is hard seeing your child reeling with hurt. One of mine is struggling to show honor in a placement where she has been discouraged and put down byContinue reading “when it’s hard to believe for the best”

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”

home is where your family is found

I have a confession to make. I love being in family. I love family in all its quirks, black sheep, & uniqueness through the ups & downs of living life in close quarters. I have found over the years that when I have been the loneliest, I have not been keeping in close touch with family.Continue reading “home is where your family is found”

when justice fails

When a man is convicted for 18 months for killing a dog, and another isn’t charged with killing a fellow human being, justice isn’t served. God hurts along with those crying out for justice in Ferguson. Ultimately, God will mete out holy justice at His court when Jesus returns…. but until then, we hurt. WeContinue reading “when justice fails”

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”

enough

There comes a time when each of us have had enough. It might be your stress level. Your health. Your inability to sleep. A negative influence. Someone not taking your no as the final answer. A boundary was crossed. Hurtful words hurled your way. When you’ve had enough, we hit the end of ourselves. LeavingContinue reading “enough”