Approach God

If anything, the events of this past week (on top of 2020) should have us clinging to God. For me personally, the week has included the infiltration of COVID-19 into my family. I have been quarantined and received a negative test result, yet I’m not sure how accurate it was with almost everyone being positive….

Try again

“You must ask for God’s help. Even when you have done so, it may seem to you for a long time that no help, or less help than you need, is being given. Never mind. After each failure, ask forgiveness, pick yourself up, and try again. Very often what God first helps us towards is…

To the Point // Dwell with Jesus

After 430 years of silence, the Word became flesh and dwelt among us. He came knowing all that was to come – the emotional and physical suffering; the exhaustion of being present mind, body, spirit for everyone He encountered; the political and social climate He affected from the moment of His birth until his last…

Come with thanksgiving

Come right into his presence with thanksgiving. Come bring your thank offering to him and affectionately bless his beautiful name! For the Lord is always good and ready to receive you. He’s so loving that it will amaze you— so kind that it will astound you! And he is famous for his faithfulness toward all….

Start over

For what it’s worth:It’s never too late or… too early to be whatever you want to be.I hope you make the best of it.And I hope you see things that startle you.I hope you feel things you never felt before.I hope you meet people with a different point of view.I hope you live a life…

Never too late

“For what it’s worth: It’s never too late to bewhoever you want to be. I hope you live a lifeyou’re proud of,and if you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

A million little choices

“I am starting to see that my days are made up of a million little choices,choices to grasp what really matters or let them slip through my busy, little fingers.” – Rachel Macy Stafford

Hope that holds me

When you sit enthroned under the shadow of Shaddai, you are hidden in the strength of God Most High. He’s the hope that holds me and the Stronghold to shelter me, the only God for me, and my great confidence. Psalm 91:1-2 TPT Psalm 91, the Psalm often used as a prayer of protection, brings…

Sunset on my mind

When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator. // Mahatma Gandhi

Longing for Jesus

Are you longing for Jesus? Are you feeling disconnected, off or overwhelmed by the busyness of life? As you enter the Lenten season, I pray you (and I) will allow this 40 day period leading up to Easter to be a time of acknowledging your longing and the communal love we have for Jesus, the…

Anchor

“Grief can be a burden, but also an anchor. You get used to the weight, how it holds you in place.” ― Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever “Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you….

A year

Today is one year since my mom passed. I do not have words of wisdom or personal insights to share this day, but I have found some quotes & scripture that acknowledge feelings I have had over this first year of life without Mom and the loss that most acutely acquaints me with grief. “It’s…