Sunday Psalm: Breakthrough is Coming

Open up the heavens, we wanna see You. Open up the floodgates, a mighty river flowing from Your heart filling every part of our praise. -Meredith Andrews When I feel blue or down in the dumps of my despair, You breathe the truth of who You are into my spirit, and stir my heart backContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: Breakthrough is Coming”

snapshots along the way: inbetween

In between the tomb and the reveal was time. Time spent in flustered confusion. Waterworks of weeping. Loud lamenting. Deep sorrow. Grief. Not only over the One nailed to the tree, but also for their betraying brother who ended his life distraught over his part in harming the One they all loved. They lost JudasContinue reading “snapshots along the way: inbetween”

Sunday Psalm: Wherever I Go

Everywhere I go I know You’re not far away You’re right here, You’re right here -Jeremy Camp I have wasted so much time so much effort trying to hide to run away from You in my shame, to try and cover up how undone i really am. It didn’t matter how far I ran YouContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: Wherever I Go”

open arms await at the end of your journey home

The part of the Prodigal son story that really got me in the gut? The fact the son knew the Father would take him back in. Now, I know he missed exactly how much his father loved him under the weight of his shame, but he still knew he had a place with God. SoContinue reading “open arms await at the end of your journey home”

when the wait seems too long…the embrace

Come, Thou long expected Jesus Born to set Thy people free From our fears and sins release us Let us find our rest in Thee. The people of Israel had been waiting…while in captivity in Babylon, through their rebuilding of their homeland, during the Roman occupation. Messiah?! When are You coming to deliver us? AndContinue reading “when the wait seems too long…the embrace”

When how long becomes too long

What do you do when your answer isn’t coming? Because the loving God I know intimately has only the best for me…I know this deep deep within my soul. I believe His promises. I know His character never changes. He says He is for me, and He is all in, all the time. So whatContinue reading “When how long becomes too long”

in the wait

Sometimes, all you can do in the wait is worship. I am so thankful for my best friends today. I was awaiting some test results (i have some inflammation in some joints not going away) and instead of hiding myself away (my usual for things that concern me directly) I asked God to help keepContinue reading “in the wait”