when you are the owner of a broken heart

Friend, today I am going to share from the heart one of the biggest lessons I have ever learned about brokenness.  My prayer is that the same God who is rebuilding the broken pieces with me will give you a glimpse of hope where you are feeling broken. Maybe you and I, we’re never meantContinue reading “when you are the owner of a broken heart”

find rest…

We are all looking for that soft place to land upon when we fall. We tend to keep ourselves busy to distract ourselves from the fact something isn’t right. We all need rest. And some of us need to stop running so we can find it again. Saying yes to some priorities means saying noContinue reading “find rest…”

Take me away…

Take me away, a secret place A sweet escape, take me away Take me away to better days Take me away, a hiding place – Natasha Bedingfield, Pocket Full Of Sunshine My heart started crying out this song to my Abba these past few days. When life gets tough, my first reaction is instinctively toContinue reading “Take me away…”

What kind of crackpot are you?

Years ago, a well known prophetic teacher spoke a word to me which has stuck with me through the hard times. Basically, it is sometimes hard being me because I don’t fit normal. And for years I struggled with that very feeling. Why am I not normal? Why do people look at me like IContinue reading “What kind of crackpot are you?”

at any age or stage, your life matters

It’s so much not about your age, but the life you’ve lived in those years. I have a few friends who have recently celebrated (some reluctantly) significant birthdays. Age is not a big deal to me. It’s more about the life we have lived in those years than the time we count. You may beContinue reading “at any age or stage, your life matters”

Sunday Psalm: time well spent

A Sunday well spent brings a week of content. Sunday. The day we are urged to rest. Connect with what matters most. Look back at what was, leave behind what needs to stay there, and adapt as we need to move forward changed for the better. Remind each other we care. Remind our souls weContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: time well spent”

praise and worship to change the atmosphere

Praise and worship arrest the atmosphere that is constantly whispering fear, failure and regret.  Lisa Bevere These past few weeks, God has been whispering to me to listen before I speak, even more He ever has before. When I get that email which causes my anxiety level to soar in an instant. When I rememberContinue reading “praise and worship to change the atmosphere”

tears for now

I heard a voice thunder from the Throne: “Look! Look! God has moved into the neighborhood, making His home with men and women! They’re His people, He’s their God. He’ll wipe every tear from their eyes. Death is gone for good—tears gone, crying gone, pain gone—all the first order of things gone.” Revelation 21:3-4 MSGContinue reading “tears for now”

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”

the gifts along the path

I wanted the gift of the shortest and easiest path. Instead, He gave me the gift of holding me close and strengthening me for the hard path. It took me a long time to understand that both were gifts. And as I embraced the second, my need for the first lost its tormenting grip. –Continue reading “the gifts along the path”