Sunday Psalm: in the depths

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 toContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: in the depths”

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”

called back to life

Peter denied Jesus three times… And Peter remembered the saying of Jesus, “Before the rooster crows, you will deny me three times.” And he went out and wept bitterly. Matthew 26:69-75 In these verses, God gives us a glimpse both into His heart & the heart of man. Jesus knew Peter would deny Him.  Peter rejected Jesus’ WordContinue reading “called back to life”

break the yolk

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 wasContinue reading “break the yolk”

broken to life

He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed. 1 Peter 2:24 ESV Jesus died for the broken. Those who were broken in ways beyond just what can seen: broken in spirit broken-hearted broken in the mind,Continue reading “broken to life”

lining up where I shouldn’t

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 othersContinue reading “lining up where I shouldn’t”

there can only be One

There can only be One. We may think that there are more, we may even deceive ourselves that we are it. But what the world screams the loudest is usually fueled by the enemy, the one who tries to counterfeit the Original, isn’t it? At the center of humanity’s inability to get along is theContinue reading “there can only be One”

when you feel like wavering

This week, I took a blow to the body when an unexpected patch of ice literally knocked me fault on my back. I apparently took a blow to the head in that slip. That first night while dreaming in vivid colour, the enemy tried to knock me out in my dreams. I arose in HisContinue reading “when you feel like wavering”

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”

dirty to clean

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 anContinue reading “dirty to clean”