Does one day define you? One thing, one person, one circumstance, one action, one trial, one tragedy, … one day? One day, or many days, can change the direction or focus, can change everything. However, I have good news — trials that railroaded into our lives are switched on the … Continue reading →
You, the one with the hurting heart, who doesn’t want to move forward, who doesn’t want to risk loving again. Oh friend, it’s worth the risk, the hurt, the pain. Though you feel like the walking dead, it’s worth keeping your zombie heart beating. Jesus is for you, loves you, … Continue reading →
I’m pondering how often we refuse to move forward. We get rutted and trapped in the past, clinging to the thing that destroyed the life we wanted or imagined.
There is a time to mourn and weep, but we’ve turned it into a lifestyle, and “poor me” has become an idol. Self is exalted over God. We aren’t hearing His voice nor hearing His call because we are too busy listening to our own complaints and whines. I’ve been there, done that–sat and stewed and mourned. And the longer I stewed in my stew, the stinkier my stew (and me) became. Ugh.
Whatever is in our past, whatever we are dealing with needs to be taken to God, given to Him, and then trust He will do what needs to be done. That’s not always easy. Releasing a burden or an issue from our past is hard. I’ve had a tendency to … Continue reading →
Our yard, although watered, has been dry. The grass remained green, yet underneath the stems were hard and brittle. Last night the rains came, and the flowers blossomed doubling their size, the grass became soft and lush, and the trees stretched their branches skyward reaching to catch the heavenly blessing. … Continue reading →
“Now there is in Jerusalem by the sheep gate a pool, which is called in Hebrew Bethesda, having five porticoes. In these lay a multitude of those who were sick, blind, lame, and withered, waiting for the moving of the waters; for an angel of the Lord went down at … Continue reading →
When Jesus came into people’s lives, people’s lives changed. The blind received sight, the lame could walk, and the outcasts and sinners were welcomed home. I’m so in love with Jesus and I so want you to know His love. No one is too broken, no one has gone too … Continue reading →