resting declares freedom

Resting is a declaration of freedom. -Kerri Weems We are meant to wield our rest. Rest is not the lack of action, but a weapon to choose. Our choice not to act is in fact an action. When we fail to choose rest, we find ourselves ever increasingly exhausted, stressed out and not focused onContinue reading “resting declares freedom”

when the enemy begins his assault, run for Refuge

When you are moving forward into the new place God has called you to, or the dream is spreading its wings and starting to unfurl, the inevitable usually happens. The enemy begins his assault. His assignment? To stop you from being free in Christ. To hinder you from becoming who God designed you to be.Continue reading “when the enemy begins his assault, run for Refuge”

better tomorrow today

I am a creative person, which can be a danger at times when I lose my anchoring. Spending too long dreaming about the future can hobble your walk in the present. We were meant to dream…but with the dreams God has for us to be dreaming. Dreams that awaken our soul’s deepest longings and desires,Continue reading “better tomorrow today”

proof is in the…grace?

When I try to control my life, I make an utter mess of it. And I know I have been doing so when I feel surrounded, inside & out with mess. God, however, sees my mess far differently than I do. I want to clean up my messes until I am spotless, and no signContinue reading “proof is in the…grace?”

Steep in His Love

Steep your life in God-reality, God-initiative, God-provisions. Don’t worry about missing out. You’ll find all your everyday human concerns will be met. Matthew 6:33 MSG Afraid of missing out? I know I am at times…maybe more than I am comfortable admitting! There are days where I don’t get in those things I love to do,Continue reading “Steep in His Love”

only part of the story

Oh as you run, what hindered love will only become part of the story. –Steffany Gretzinger, Come out of Hiding A few weeks ago, I took part in a night of prophetic teaching, and one of the words spoken was the lyrics to this song. It snuck past my defences, and opened my heart toContinue reading “only part of the story”

what would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail?

What would you do if you knew that ultimately you could not fail? How do you get strong enough to believe it? Love. Specifically the kind of love God offers all of us. The love that loves us no matter what, always… There is nothing I could do to make You love me more. NothingContinue reading “what would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail?”

cry of the broken

You hear the cry of the broken, You hear the cry of the broken, You hear the cry of the broken… You answer the cry of the broken, You answer the cry of the broken, You answer the cry of the broken… –Darlene Zschech, Your Name/Cry of the Broken Feeling broken? These past few daysContinue reading “cry of the broken”

called to go, do or be?

We were, and are, all called for a purpose. Typically, most of us (myself included) tend to think of this call only as an action. We are to go out & make disciples in all nations. Absolutely. We miss the key point when it becomes about where we go and what we are doing. WeContinue reading “called to go, do or be?”

freedom in belonging

When you know where you belong, you open up a freedom you may not have known you needed, let alone wanted. I was always on the outside looking in, I felt, as I was growing up. A fish out of water, or a black sheep standing in sharp contrast to the flock of white onesContinue reading “freedom in belonging”