what a Word

Words have the power to bless, uproot, encourage, surgically impact or curse. Sometimes all in the same day. And when words are both your primary love language and part of your job, words can pierce far beyond the speaker’s intention. There is One, however, who knows the power of words. He not only inspired theContinue reading “what a Word”

hearing what isn’t being said

The emotions are the distraction. Take a moment to hear what is not being said and proceed from there. -Melaniece Lovejoy When our emotions are on high alert, we can tend to get distracted as we listen, or think we are hearing things which aren’t actually being said. At times, we may seem like we¬†haveContinue reading “hearing what isn’t being said”

after the noise

Noise comes in many voices. When we don’t turn down the voices we are not needing to prioritize, we can miss out on hearing His voice. The One voice we are most needing to hear. Pain may be using a megaphone, your kids may be clambering for your attention, or you can’t take the waitContinue reading “after the noise”

God is….Incredible

This week, my church is running a Blast from the Past Vacation Bible Camp for our community. I can’t help but get excited about what God is going to do through the willing hands serving & revealing His character to the children who will be attending. So this week, I felt led to post theContinue reading “God is….Incredible”

name the doubt & grab His hem

I am more than a bit timid when it comes to asking God for something i want for myself. In fact, I tend to ask for myself as a tag along, or add on at the end of praying for other people’s needs. Which isn’t a healthy symptom at all. You see, that likely meansContinue reading “name the doubt & grab His hem”

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”

Sunday Psalm: Be Still, Seriously?

Oh Lord Inside I am racing like a car engine revving up for its heat in the big race, go go go get ‘er done check it off the to do list Peace is feeling farther & farther away with every new task I take on, with the situation I face causing me to spinContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: Be Still, Seriously?”

holding back?

You never lose by loving. You only lose by holding back. @WomanDoItAll tweet part of me is curled tight clenched within the very core of who I am it started as a seed but instead of planting it to let it grow, unfurl in Your presence I buried it inside away from Your light… lettingContinue reading “holding back?”

GREATER

This morning, I drove my eldest to the train station as she headed off to school. And again today for the third day in a row, this song came on the radio station we usually listen to. The cool thing, we didn’t drive at the same times…so that led me to believe God was tryingContinue reading “GREATER”