motivation matters

We are the people of busyness, aren’t we? Life has become faster paced with the addition of increased technology & connectedness in our world. You can now have 24/7 access to almost any topic of interest around the clock. With email & cell phones you can be reached world wide. We need to unplug fromContinue reading “motivation matters”

your true character

You know that under pressure, your faith-life is forced into the open and shows its true colors. Let it do its work…James 1:2-4 (MSG) I find the character of Joseph echoes throughout this verse, not just because colors are mentioned. When Joseph was sold by his brothers into slavery, his true character was forced outContinue reading “your true character”

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”

Sunday Psalm: let it be Jesus

Jesus, no other name is worthy of being lifted high. Just speaking Your name stirs me within as You bring me back to life. The chains are broken and fall away as I draw closer to You. Jesus Messiah Name above all names Be lifted up High above the heavens Worthy You are worthy ofContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: let it be Jesus”

wading right on in

That’s exactly what Jesus did. He didn’t make it easy for himself by avoiding people’s troubles, but waded right in and helped out. “I took on the troubles of the troubled,” is the way Scripture puts it. Romans 15:3 MSG Jesus jumps right in at the sign of trouble.  He longs to come to ourContinue reading “wading right on in”

evermore

The Lord will keep you from all evil; He will keep your life. The Lord will keep your going out and your coming in from this time forth and forevermore. Psalm 121:7-8 ESV Evermore. That is the kind of God You are. You are eternal, forever. You were, will be and always will be, you guessed it, evermore! Evermore, You are forContinue reading “evermore”

Sunday Psalm: Your Promises is on His way

I fall to my knees again, Lord and humble myself at Your feet. I can only bring You myself as I am as my offering today. My mind is full of Your goodness My heart overwhelmed by Your Grace My mouth longs to shout & sing Your Praise My spirit leaps with joy in YourContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: Your Promises is on His way”

don’t skip your sorrows: wisdom awaits

Don’t skip over your sorrow, there is wisdom it wants to teach you. -Dr. Henry Cloud God uses all circumstances & scenarios to teach us if we are His, and to try and reach us if we aren’t. My recent fall has taught me a few things about myself. This being my second minor blowContinue reading “don’t skip your sorrows: wisdom awaits”

snapshots along the way: broken to Passover

1 Then Pilate took Jesus and flogged him. 2 And the soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head and arrayed him in a purple robe.3 They came up to him, saying, “Hail, King of the Jews!” and struck him with their hands. 4 Pilate went out again and said to them, “See,Continue reading “snapshots along the way: broken to Passover”