slave no more

So He brought His people out with joy, His chosen ones with singing. Psalm 105:43 ESV When we are in the bottom of the pit, we cannot yet see the joy which awaits ahead. The slave within us cannot hope for the freedom it feels is beyond its grasp. He knows. God’s Word is full of theContinue reading “slave no more”

all access pass

image via Remade Ministries Over and over, I fail. His love for me remains, constant, solid, dependable. Unlike me. I am nowhere near perfect, inside or out, but I am no longer where I was when He found me. One thing has changed me for eternity: His love. And His love is a constant flowingContinue reading “all access pass”

when mothering hurts

I have not always had the relationship I enjoy now with my mom.  We have both had to work hard at forgiving one another & leaving the past behind to enjoy our current relationship. She is  a treasure i continue to enjoy getting to know better. 🙂 Nor has being a mother always been smooth sailing.Continue reading “when mothering hurts”

let it flow

Five years ago, I hit a bit of a harder patch than ever before. Injuries, illnesses & secrets revealed combined in an attempt to soak me dry to the bone. Without God, the enemy would have succeeded in fully leaching the life out of me. As it is, God held me even closer, spoke toContinue reading “let it flow”

Freedom is Calling

One of my favorite moments in human history occurs in Luke 4:15-21: (Jesus was teaching in their synagogues, & everyone praised him. ) He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath day he went into the synagogue, as was his custom. He stood up to read, and the scroll of theContinue reading “Freedom is Calling”

beaten not defeated

I’m pressed but not crushed persecuted not abandoned Struck down but not destroyed I’m blessed beyond the curse for His promise will endure for His joy’s gonna be my strength Though the sorrow may last for the night, joy comes in the morning! –Darrell Evans, Trading my Sorrows When I fail or slide the slipperyContinue reading “beaten not defeated”

Sunday Psalm: Sing a New Psalm

For the past 112 of 114 days I have been have a quiet time reading a psalm a day. I have discovered three main things along the journey: 1. God is found in all situations, from each breath we take every day to the running of nations. He reigns over all. He is righteous, living,Continue reading “Sunday Psalm: Sing a New Psalm”

come away

Its time to come away, My love. Just you and I. We need time together. You need rest, restoration, and a fresh infusion of my love to remember who you are. I need to see you. I miss you. Why do I want to spend time with you? If only you could grasp how lovelyContinue reading “come away”