hand it to you

When I used to get something I loved, I had the overwhelming desire to keep it to myself. Like a hoarder, but of blessings. As a newborn follower, I needed God to teach me that every blessing comes from Him not only to bless me, but in turn for me to be able to blessContinue reading “hand it to you”

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?”

stop peeking

I knew from a young age where my parents hid the Christmas presents. And yes, I was one of those kids who would take out the wrapped present, rattle it around, and daydream what might be inside. When life doesn’t go as I expect it to, and I am unsure what I will unwrap upContinue reading “stop peeking”

I am in this

This morning, I woke up to a situation I didn’t expect. And quite honestly, was quite upset with. No one likes not being listened to, and sometimes pain is speaking so loudly it drowns out the voice of love. As I was in my initial shock, I heard God whisper, “Rest in Me. I amContinue reading “I am in this”

let go

Yesterday morning, I had a strong impression during the church service. Our pastor was saying how much God was wanting us to go deeper with Him, and invited us to pray along those lines. In that moment, I saw a picture of myself clinging onto a buoy out at sea. The waves were high andContinue reading “let go”