safe-house

God’s a safe-house for the battered, a sanctuary during bad times. The moment you arrive, you relax; you’re never sorry you knocked.- Psalm 9:9-10 (MSG) Feeling battered by turbulence about you? Seeking shelter from the swirling storm? Head for Home. God Himself is our Home, our safe-house in times of trouble. He is the sanctuary for ourContinue reading “safe-house”

step behind to move forward

Most of us like to lead. To be in control, to make the decisions, to head up the charge. As Christians, we need to let go of our desire to lead, and learn to follow. There is only One Head of the church, and His Name is Jesus. He laid down His life in orderContinue reading “step behind to move forward”

now covered in Love

I tend to be a hider by nature. Which only reinforces what we learned about ourselves in the Garden. When the going gets tough, we try to hide. This past week, I had a break through while getting quiet in His Presence one morning.    God revealed to me that i had agreed with aContinue reading “now covered in Love”

armor up

God is stirring something in His daughters today….can you sense it? He is calling us, His Bride, to band together & intercede, cry out for the ones we love. The enemy strategy is to take us down, however he can. God defeats him by linking us together with His power & love, and strengthening usContinue reading “armor up”

call on His name

The name of the Lord is a strong fortress; the godly run to Him and are safe. Proverbs 18:10 Not only is God Himself our stronghold, our safe refuge, but His very name is a strong fortress! Have you ever faced something so mind-numbing, grief-paralyzing or shockingly painful that the only word you could speakContinue reading “call on His name”

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”

hedgeaway Home

Yesterday, I startled a sweet little bird as I took my Nordic poles out for a spin.  Like the giant to Jack, I must have appeared a formidable threat. Before those of you who have met me laugh too hard at that thought, I don’t mention it because of what I did, but rather whatContinue reading “hedgeaway Home”

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”

beaten not defeated

I’m pressed but not crushed persecuted not abandoned Struck down but not destroyed I’m blessed beyond the curse for His promise will endure for His joy’s gonna be my strength Though the sorrow may last for the night, joy comes in the morning! –Darrell Evans, Trading my Sorrows When I fail or slide the slipperyContinue reading “beaten not defeated”