One Thursday night while in the Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus was betrayed by Judas,(one of his disciples) arrested, tried, and endured trials throughout the night – he was found guilty of blasphemy by a court that was an absolute fraud! A crown of thorns was pushed into his head. He was beaten with a short… Read More Good Friday…
Through my conversations with friends, family and mere acquaintances lately there appears to be a common thread to our discussions. I believe it’s an evil presence of darkness, an oppression, a heaviness that permeates our very being. This darkness affects everything from our mental and emotional health to our fatigued bodies and weakened immune systems. There’s… Read More The War Against Darkness (Spoiler Alert – We Win)
Loneliness, illness, death, depression, suicide, fear, riots – it has become the normal today! So much brokenness, so many heavy hearts. I hear many saying, “How much more can we take?” The enemy of our souls, satan, loves to fill us with fear and lies. And when we see destruction and pain all around us… Read More Do You Need HOPE to Live in This World?
Have you ever re-read something you had written in the past and realized that God’s Spirit was the author of that quick note you had scribbled on something? Maybe you were in a study and a thought came to you from the reading of the scriptures, and you wrote it in your study book, or… Read More The Breath of God
“I can’t stop smiling!” God’s Spirit has used my recent near death illness (That may be a little over dramatic, you would have to check with my care-givers to get the real scoop.) Nevertheless, God changed my entire PERSPECTIVE to WOO me into SURRENDERING to Him, to filling me AGAIN with His INCREDIBLE and UNEXPLAINABLE… Read More Our Present Is His Presence – (Part 2)
Christmas time for some is so stressful that they are robbed of joy. Is that you? The busyness of the season revolves around cleaning, decorating, baking, and shopping! The shopping can be the most challenging because we want to find the PERFECT gift for our family and friends! I want to encourage you with these… Read More Our Present is His Presence – Part 1)
Many years ago….I wrote my answer to the first question in a Bible Study…titled A Woman’s Heart, God’s Dwelling Place, by Beth Moore. Remembering how impactful that study was in my life, I pulled it out this morning, looking for an inspirational tidbit to give to you. The question: “Where am I at the time… Read More Where Are You?
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Do you ever want to just hide? Hide from family? Hide from friends? Hide from EVERYONE? There have been times I just wanted to get away by myself. Maybe a hotel, or maybe a cabin somewhere peaceful and serene. What prompts us to feel this way? Is it just the constant busyness and noise… Read More Do You Want To Hide?