all of You is more than enough

Yesterday was an interesting day. No matter what I did, the timing seemed to be just slightly off. I am sure you can relate. But I had a strong sense that everything was happening according to His timing, despite how I was feeling. Even when I had to head to the ER with my eldestContinue reading “all of You is more than enough”

careless in His care

I have been an avid bird lover since I learned that penguin parents sing to their young. As a ‘songbird’ myself, that resonated deep within me. I liked that love can be shown through a song. As a child, i often wondered to myself who cared for all the wild birds I enjoyed soaring acrossContinue reading “careless in His care”

let God love the hell out of you

Do yourself a massive favor and let God love the hell out of you. Then love yourself as much as He does. It will change your life forever. Kris Vallotton I needed this word this morning. I can so relate to what Kris Vallotton shared on his blog today: http://krisvallotton.com/what-is-your-love-lid/ Because I too try toContinue reading “let God love the hell out of you”

Living Word

Your courage matters: that you pray instead of panic, love instead of hate, help instead of hide. Live a sermon people are dying to hear. -Beth Moore In light of all the war, terrorism and natural disasters, how to you keep hopeful and courageous in the storms? Quite honestly, left to my own devices, IContinue reading “Living Word”

disappointment

It’s still there. That disappointment you have been trying to avoid bringing into the light. Thinking that if you don’t look at it, it won’t hurt as much.  Harbouring our hurts only deepens them. I have struggled with many disappointments over the years, and I have discovered the truth: each disappointment is the opportunity forContinue reading “disappointment”

everywhere

As a former Starbucks barista, the colour of the cups never influenced me to follow hard after God. The kindness which my customers (especially the Christians) showed me during the harder times while I work there and in the non chain coffee shop afterwards caused me to drop to my knees in grateful thanks forContinue reading “everywhere”

Lover of Your Presence

I can’t hold it back my love for You it bubbles up within waiting for me to open my mouth and release it I only want to be with You the Lover of my soul I long to be always in Your embrace gazing upon Your Holy face seeing Your love reflected in Your gazeContinue reading “Lover of Your Presence”

refiner’s fire

It takes great courage to allow the fire to refine you when someone else is guilty of lighting the match. -Susie Larson How it hurts being set on fire. Not just the betrayal of knowing you were someone’s target, but the pain, anger, heartache and hurt it can also ignite within us. Yet that fireContinue reading “refiner’s fire”

come Home

Come home, hope-filled prisoners! -God He is always calling us back to Him. This invitation is constantly being whispered to, sung over, insinuated as God reminds us, over and over, how much He longs for us. Not just because He wants to be with us, in the romantic sense. But because He wants us free.Continue reading “come Home”

lean into Hope

His timing is perfect. The Max Lucado quote above jumped out at me last Sunday night, again yesterday morning, and won’t leave me be. This morning, I awoke to the beginnings of a migraine. and this quote jumped back out to me, yet again. I choose to believe it’s God reminding me of the truthContinue reading “lean into Hope”