Peace still to come

Emmanuel God with us You are never alone and always cared for and loved God is for us You have an Advocate, Someone who will go to battle for you bringing peace God is in us You are indwelled with the Holy Spirit, giving strength and counsel for your journey Fear not, oh, Israel for…

Every morning

Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness. “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “Therefore I hope in Him!” Lamentations 3:22-24 NKJV

Peace on Earth

Let there be peace on earth And let it begin with me Let there be peace on earth The peace that was meant to be With God as our father Brothers all are we Let me walk with my brother In perfect harmony Let peace begin with me Let this be the moment now With…

Cold wind blows

I stand at the beach as brisk cold winds blow seaweed, branches and sea foam about. The water churns and white-capped waves hit the shoreline. I am nearly blown off balance and hold tight to my cap. At once, I must firmly stand on both feet and am drawn to the assurance that comes from…

Peace // Advent Week 1

It’s Christmas time & I LOVE that I can say that! I love anticipating activities & events, and that is what the Christmas season is all about. As Pope Francis tweeted earlier today, on this first day of Advent, “the word Advent means coming. The Lord is coming. This is the root of our hope:…

Give thanks

Take this day to give thanks for ALL the Lord has done, is doing and will do. For He is good and worthy of all of our gratitude and praise! Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours, Kim Visit https://gracelaced.com/ to see more of the stunning artwork of Ruth Chou Simons

How great

How great is my God, and how I love to sing His praises! Whereas I am often frightened when I think about the future and confused and disturbed by the rapidly changing world around me, my heart is secured and made glad when I remember how God has cared for me  throughout the past…  …

Create space

Grit and Virtue inspires me every day, and this message as we enter into the holiday season is so vital to our well-being. Check out the wealth of encouragement and advice on their website at https://gritandvirtue.com/magazine/ – you might even find an article by yours truly. Take heed of this advice… Silent solitude makes true…

For good

In the marriage of God’s omnipotence and humanity’s free will, life is… messy and mundane, profound and perplexing, gut-wrenching and maddening, delightful and joyful ugly and beautiful. When life gets hard, the tides creep high and all we can do is ask, “why?”, it is hard to believe that good can come from that which…

Pour out

Pour out all your worries and stress upon him and leave them there, for he always tenderly cares for you. ‭‭1 Peter‬ ‭5:7‬ ‭TPT‬‬ I am a burden carrier. Dear friends of mine are going through some difficult, life changing circumstances right now. As I speak to them and process their difficulties, I have the…