Your original promise

The original promise is the direct blessing of God received in faith. Galatians 3:20 On the days when the moments of pain, grief or hurt try to overwhelm, God tangibly reminds us throughout His Word of His promises. The fact that there are at least 365 of them, depending on which version you read, reassuresContinue reading “Your original promise”

God is…Faithful

Faithful. We don’t often see faithfulness as a quality to be admired in our culture today. In our rush to satisfy our own needs, we forget how it honors God when we show honor and put one another first. In Joshua 2, we see how God proves faithful to His people, and how He isContinue reading “God is…Faithful”

Great is Your Faithfulness

God, You have been so faithful to me. When I have run from You, You have been waiting with open arms for my return. Always waiting expectantly, with the extravagant love I don’t deserve and occasionally taken for granted. Like a moth to the flame I am attracted to Your grace, and the love radiatingContinue reading “Great is Your Faithfulness”

Reason #5 to Give Thanks: Because You Can

The last my top 5 reasons to give thanks ends with: Because You Can (also known as Why Not?)  🙂 If you are alive, you have a reason to give thanks. If you have anyone on earth or in heaven who loves you, you have a reason to give thanks. If you can eat, breathe,Continue reading “Reason #5 to Give Thanks: Because You Can”

out of the dark

All new life comes out of the dark places. -Ann Voskamp Out of the hard broken places, hope can spring. If you keep a small nugget alive…like a tiny mustard seed just waiting to germinate. You see, I know first hand how this is true. The dark places help illuminate the hidden truth waiting toContinue reading “out of the dark”

wait for hope to appear

Lam 3:19-31 the Message 19 I’ll never forget the trouble, the utter lostness, the taste of ashes, the poison I’ve swallowed. 20 I remember it all––oh, how well I remember––the feeling of hitting the bottom. 21 But there’s one other thing I remember, and remembering, I keep a grip on hope: 22 God ‘s loyalContinue reading “wait for hope to appear”