what is fueling your hope?

Those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not grow faint.  Isaiah 40:31 Hope is fuel and passion fuels hope. Christine Caine How is your fuel tank? Are you running low from all the running around youContinue reading “what is fueling your hope?”

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”

lasting hope

I am hardwired to be optimistic. It takes a lot to get me down… usually a combination of illness/injury, eating poorly & not sleeping enough. But like you, every day something tries to undermine my hope: I am married to a wonderful man, who tends to be more of an Eeyore in nature, mostly dueContinue reading “lasting hope”

timeless living

Aspire to live quietly, and to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we instructed you, so that you may walk properly before outsiders and be dependent on no one.  1 Thessalonians 4:11-12 (ESV) Stand in line at the checkout, and the intimate details of people’s lives are exposed for allContinue reading “timeless living”

survivor, meet the Overcomer

Survivors are terrified of a reality they already innately know to be true: even if people did know, they wouldn’t do anything to help. – Kaeyley Trillis Haver, childhood rapper survivor When we are under siege at a very young age, we can pick up partial truths and run with them: It’s my fault myContinue reading “survivor, meet the Overcomer”

He hears…

The LORD is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. Psalm 34:18 Crushed. You let someone down, failed to meet that deadline, were passed over for the position or promotion, lost your one person whose love made your heart soar. What crushes one heart may vastly vary from another, but we eachContinue reading “He hears…”

Kingdom work

When I go to work, I’m going to the Kingdom. I’m not working for the King, I’m working with the King. The Kingdom is not restrained to the walls of the Church. -Kris Vallotton Many days, I used to drag myself to work. But its not that I don’t love my jobs, for I do. Rather itsContinue reading “Kingdom work”

Chosen to speak

But you are the ones chosen by God, chosen for the high calling of priestly work, chosen to be a holy people, God’s instruments to do his work and speak out for him, to tell others of the night-and-day difference He made for you—from nothing to something, from rejected to accepted. 1 Peter 2:9-10 (MSG) AsContinue reading “Chosen to speak”