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”

the best revenge

As of late, there have been a lot of TV shows and movies out there that seem to have the theme of revenge interwoven throughout them. The natural reaction to pain is to strike back. To wound the one who wounded us. To seek revenge, our own personal justice upon our attacker. Falling into theContinue reading “the best revenge”

take courage

Unhappy people hurt people. If you find yourself belittled, diminished, or humiliated, take courage. It’s not about you! -Brian Houston Be strong. Take courage. Don’t be intimidated. Don’t give them a second thought because God, your God, is striding ahead of you. He’s right there with you. He won’t let you down; he won’t leave you.Continue reading “take courage”

when the enemy begins his assault, run for Refuge

When you are moving forward into the new place God has called you to, or the dream is spreading its wings and starting to unfurl, the inevitable usually happens. The enemy begins his assault. His assignment? To stop you from being free in Christ. To hinder you from becoming who God designed you to be.Continue reading “when the enemy begins his assault, run for Refuge”

what to do when you catch a glimpse you prefer you hadn’t?

Yesterday, I decided to walk around the mall I work in, and explore. As I work on the top floor in one of the professional spaces, I don’t see many of the other businesses, beyond the food court & the stores I pass on the set route I take to catch my bus. On myContinue reading “what to do when you catch a glimpse you prefer you hadn’t?”

aftermath

Ripping off the bandaid to show the partially healed wound below& exposing it to the air can be very painful…yet somehow refreshing at the same time. There are many wounds within everyone in various stages of healing. At any given time, anyone of us could be dealing with aftermath or fall out… your spouse cheatsContinue reading “aftermath”

clenching too tight?

Today was one of those days where everything seemed to be a major effort, all day long. It started up an hour earlier than I ended up needing to be up. At work, one long awaited tech glitch fixed caused another even more frustrating one, eventually freezing three computers and one program, making for veryContinue reading “clenching too tight?”

when you are far from Home: 3 tips to help you through

Like Mary, Joseph & Jesus, you too may feel far from home…. in a strange city, foreign country or in an awkward family gathering. You too may be longing for the familiar surroundings or faces you are missing. If you too feel far from home right now, here are a few tips to help youContinue reading “when you are far from Home: 3 tips to help you through”

long

it’s hasn’t been long since I saw You last yet somehow it feels like forever The road seems to stretch despite my every step as I wearily attempt to make it back to You The sunrise clouded over, no stars nor sunset to be seen in the evening sky yet a glimmer of hope continuesContinue reading “long”

When how long becomes too long

What do you do when your answer isn’t coming? Because the loving God I know intimately has only the best for me…I know this deep deep within my soul. I believe His promises. I know His character never changes. He says He is for me, and He is all in, all the time. So whatContinue reading “When how long becomes too long”