Recently, someone commented to me how concerned they were about others liking them. They acknowledged they lacked the confidence to stand before others. I get it! Perhaps we all lack the surety to be before others. Maybe because of past experiences we feel as if we'll be judged. How many … [Read more...] about Go Boldly
The devotional I am currently going through is about capturing every thought. It is taken from 2 Corinthians 10:5, which says, We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ. The Message … [Read more...] about The Struggle Is Real
As I get older, it seems some things bother me more than they used to. Like smells. There are times when I smell something really bad and think I might throw up! I ask myself, how long can I hold my breath? Each day I try to wear scented lotion or perfume to be a pleasing smell, but I've often … [Read more...] about That Stinks!
When I was younger and played school sports, I was good enough to win some trophies. One of the first ones I ever won was in 8th grade playing volleyball. I remember at the end of the season banquet my coach said she'd created the category of 'Rookie of the Year' so she could acknowledge my … [Read more...] about Lay It Down
A few weeks ago, our minister made a comment that really hit me square in the face. He said, "Sometimes God wants us to experience His grace more than His healing." Repeat that phrase again. Think about it. How many times have we prayed for someone or ourselves to get well or feel better? … [Read more...] about Grace Upon Grace
How deep the Father’s love for us,How vast beyond all measure,That He should give His only SonTo make a wretch His treasure.How great the pain of searing loss –The Father turns His face away,As wounds which mar the Chosen OneBring many sons to glory. Behold the man upon a cross,My sin upon His … [Read more...] about How DEEP?