KARLA LEES

SHARING HOPE TO THE HURTING, THE BROKEN & THE LONELY.

In the depths where we hide our hearts the deep cries are made In the heights of Heaven Your tears at our plight were great For You so loved us all You decided to send part of Yourself to meet our need with the gift of Your son merged with our DNA Such depth to …

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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 for …

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Yesterday, during worship, I had an encounter with God that shook me. Literally & figuratively. I have a few physical issues that have been bothering me, some of them long years of discomfort. But i had a sense in that split second that although my physical issues are a big deal to me, there was …

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Don’t compare yourself to others. Compare yourself only to the person you were yesterday. @toddclark The comparison trap will cause me to believe what I see, and forget what I know. Beth Kinder  www.strongholdthebook.com I have a problem with my mirror. Maybe you can relate. My mirror doesn’t show just my reflection, but lines me up beside others …

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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 on …

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We don’t contaminate Christ with our brokenness, He makes us clean through His glorious presence!  Sheila Walsh I confessed yesterday that I love the story of Cinderella, which i find to be a great allegory of the Kingdom. I believe love is the central theme, around which brokenness, humility, ashes & grief swirled in an …

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