Your original promise

The original promise is the direct blessing of God received in faith. Galatians 3:20 On the days when the moments of pain, grief or hurt try to overwhelm, God tangibly reminds us throughout His Word of His promises. The fact that there are at least 365 of them, depending on which version you read, reassuresContinue reading “Your original promise”

community: family by choice

I am very blessed in community. I know several people who feel like they are all alone in their circumstances or situations, and the reality is: often it’s due to your choices. We don’t always reach out to show our need nor vulnerability when we can, so we essentially build a wall to block outContinue reading “community: family by choice”

#oneword2016

2016. A fresh unblemished year ahead. only a few hours old. I don’t know about you, but I was so ready for a new year to begin. After tackling many fears last year, I am just beginning to see the blessings which are starting to unfurl as a result. For several years now. my wordContinue reading “#oneword2016”

O Little Town of Bethlehem

O little town of Bethlehem How still we see thee lie Above thy deep and dreamless sleep The silent stars go by Yet in thy dark streets shineth The everlasting Light The hopes and fears of all the years Are met in thee tonight For Christ is born of Mary And gathered all above WhileContinue reading “O Little Town of Bethlehem”

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”

when what you long for doesn’t arrive in the package you expect

My hubby has had an unusual pain across his lower abdomen for six years now.  Two major surgeries later, we were recently directed to a particular ‘minor’ surgery which promised an 80% success rate of the nerve in question is causing his pain. It became apparent yesterday that the procedure didn’t work. And the faintContinue reading “when what you long for doesn’t arrive in the package you expect”

into the unknown Promised land

When I turned 19, I allowed emotional turmoil to lead me away from the faint whisper calling me to step towards the unknown on a certain path. It was another 3 years before I accepted His invitation to come, but I missed the signal of my calling in my thrill of becoming a wife &Continue reading “into the unknown Promised land”

My comfort, Your promise

I am hurting today. My body is yearning for relief, my soul is crying for release. And the first Word I read today as I open Your Word? This is my comfort in my affliction, that Your promise gives me life. Psalm 119:50 ESV I choose to believe You answered my heart cry in those Words,Continue reading “My comfort, Your promise”

for the best

No weapon that can hurt you has ever been forged. Any accuser who takes you to court will be dismissed as a liar. This is what God’s servants can expect. I’ll see to it that everything works out for the best.  -God’s Decree, Isaiah 54:17 God Himself has told us what to expect in the battleContinue reading “for the best”