This morning I am sitting in the surgery waiting room eager to hear my husband’s surgery is completed. My thoughts go to all the battles we have faced this year. Many have seemed hopeless, with no victory in sight. You know those kind of battles that feel like the weight of the world is upon… Read More Where Does My Help Come From?
Over the past few years there has been a movement of change in how we view the new year coming in and our focus. For many, New Year’s Day is about resolutions, goals we plan to focus on for the upcoming year. The down side of resolutions is that we… Read More Tips to Finding Your Word of the Year
My question to you today, this month, is “What is the word God has given you for 2018?” For the past few years, on the final days of the current year and on the dawn of the new year, I spend time with God asking Him what is the word He has for me… Read More What is Your Word of the Year?
Peace be still…..(Mark 4:39) Peace I give to you….(John 14:27) Be still and know that I am God….(Psalm 46:10) All of these scriptures are speaking to my heart this morning. Busy lives, busy season, busy…busy…busy. Life can be so rushed, hurried and at times it feels as if I am gasping to catch a breath… Read More Help! I’m Juggling Multiple Plates…
This was a night of assignments, God assignments to go out into the darkest of dark and be God’s light. This assignment was not a easy one for what we were going to see. The focus of our eyes and attention was not on the actions that we were seeing, but on the hearts of… Read More Thailand Series: Day Two Evening
Our morning started with songs of worship. We joined with a local ministry and some rescued women for their daily worship service before they went to work. The beauty in the women was remarkable, truly God’s overcomers. The joy of the Lord was all over them and I felt so honored to join with them… Read More Thailand Series: Day Two Morning
Sounds of thunder roar with an intensity of power and strength. Flashes of light fill the sky and buckets of rain fall down upon the earth. The roads and walkways have become wet with tears from heaven as I believe the rain is a sign of God’s heart breaking. Lady boys are lined up along… Read More Thailand Series: Day One
The morning is covered with a fog of despair as the sun rises over the earth. Feelings of hopelessness, confusion, loss, and pain overwhelm the hearts of those who followed Jesus. So many thoughts are going through their minds such as: “Where do we go from here?” “Who do we trust?” “Jesus, we need you to… Read More The Unknown and Unfamiliar: The Second Day
Often we confuse the words transition and change. This may be in great part to the fact, in our language we often use the words interchangeably (no pun intended), however their meanings are quite different when we get to the core of the issue. William Bridges, author of Making Sense of Life’s Changes: Transitions, says… Read More Yikes I Don’t Like Change – Day One
Recently I was reminded of a memory of when I was about 15 years old. I grew up in Santa Cruz, California and the beach and the ocean were my playground. If there was a small glimpse of the sun coming out, I was at the beach. There was a community of beach goers who… Read More Deeper Waters