Take me away…

Take me away, a secret place A sweet escape, take me away Take me away to better days Take me away, a hiding place – Natasha Bedingfield, Pocket Full Of Sunshine My heart started crying out this song to my Abba these past few days. When life gets tough, my first reaction is instinctively toContinue reading “Take me away…”

He hears…

The LORD is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. Psalm 34:18 Crushed. You let someone down, failed to meet that deadline, were passed over for the position or promotion, lost your one person whose love made your heart soar. What crushes one heart may vastly vary from another, but we eachContinue reading “He hears…”

Sunday Psalm: HalleYOUjah

As I’m reminded of all the wonders made by Your command, I arise from my seat to quickly take a stand I close my eyes and raise my open hands then Your praise shot forth as I began to understand, It’s all about You it always has and it always will be all about YouContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: HalleYOUjah”

let your weight of burden go

I forget what is in the past and try as hard as I can to reach the goal before me. Philippians 3:13b I have had a few conversations of late where wonder was expressed at how I can leave my past behind me. It was not easy learning to let go and to forgive, butContinue reading “let your weight of burden go”

lean into Hope

His timing is perfect. The Max Lucado quote above jumped out at me last Sunday night, again yesterday morning, and won’t leave me be. This morning, I awoke to the beginnings of a migraine. and this quote jumped back out to me, yet again. I choose to believe it’s God reminding me of the truthContinue reading “lean into Hope”

waiting for Hope

In the hard times, I have begun to speak words of hope to myself, especially when i want to wallow in my situation. Life can be hard, can’t it? ¬†And we can easily become swamped down by the what ifs, why mes, will it ever ends and Argggghhhhs. I especially love the Psalms, because IContinue reading “waiting for Hope”

Sing a new song: Over Me

Yesterday, for the first time in quite a while, I wrote a new song. Not a new psalm as I do each Sunday, but an actual song I believe He wants me to sing one day. Many who know me know how much I love to sing. You only have to get into a carContinue reading “Sing a new song: Over Me”

greatly blessed, highly flavored, deeply loved

Last night was one of those nights. When you are so tired you can hardly keep your eyes awake, and just as you are comfy in bed trying to fall asleep…. hubby starts puking (from something he ate) daughter gets a massive nose bleed hedgehog starts running like a maniac on its wheel cat startsContinue reading “greatly blessed, highly flavored, deeply loved”

love letter to the Beloved

Beloved, yes, I mean you. Please look at me. I am inviting you to come out of hiding and enter My embrace just as you are. My love for you? It’s not based on what you do, for I am not interested in performance as a basis for My love. My love for you? OverflowsContinue reading “love letter to the Beloved”

Sunday Psalm: not just spoken

Your love is not just a spoken love although You made sure to record it in Your Word Your love is not a distant one as You made sure to display it in Your Creation for all to see Your love is not a woosy love as You made known on the cross lifting YourContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: not just spoken”