A little yes

“It’s brave to be intentional to make small, healthy decisions because it goes against our human nature to put effort into the things that are seemingly insignificant… a little yes can be a step in the right direction, even if it isn’t a leap.” – Annie F. Downs, 100 Days to Brave

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…

Bravery

Deep within all of us is a yearning to be brave. – Gary Haugen

Make Room

“I have loved you even as the Father has loved me. Remain in my love.”// John 15:9 NLT When you boil down what God’s Word asks from us, it’s this. Simply this… Remain in His love. Once you pause, refocus, and plant yourself in Him, your life will change. “You can come as you areBut…

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…

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…

Public Service Announcement

This is going to be a hell of a week. Take care of yourself. Whatever you need to do to help alleviate stress, do it in spades! Exercise; talk with people who make you laugh; wear comfy clothes when you can; sleep well & eat well… & maybe some comfort food on Tuesday; and, most…

Wonder over worry

Let us use our brain power to wonder about God rather than worry about the details of our lives. Here is the bottom line: do not worry about your life. Don’t worry about what you will eat or what you will drink. Don’t worry about how you clothe your body. Living is about more than…

To the point // Truth or lies

Do you believe your thoughts? Are you lying to yourself? Sometimes it can be difficult to discover the truth in your own thoughts. “You are your own worst enemy” can be quite accurate when often our thoughts are driven by emotion and our perspective, rather than truth found through education and God’s Word. “Those who…

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

To the Point // Keep hoping

I will stand my groundwhere hope can be found. – Lauren Daigle Keep dreaming.Keep laughing.Keep engaging.Keep going.Keep improving.Keep pursuing.Keep standing.Keep hoping. In our keeping, God will give us patience for the waiting, strength of character for the undertaking, and glimpses of His glory to sustain us. We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems…