To the Point // Close

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed.”‭‭// Psalms‬ ‭34:18‬ ‭NLT‬‬ For those who need reminding, whether in this moment or every single day of 2020, the Lord is close. He is near to you in your hard days, dark days, can’t-see-past-this-moment days, heart-ripped-out days, just-trying-to-get-by days… He is…

He is for you

I sit listening to “The Blessing” by Kari Jobe, Cody Carnes and Elevation Worship and am compelled to pause and write this to you. Whoever may need to see this right now… The Lord bless you And keep you Make His face shine upon you And be gracious to you The Lord turn His Face…

For now, wait

Every day I have wanted to write. Yet, as I open the app, begin to type and the words do not come. I believe it is partly because I am still quite busy with work. I am truly grateful that I can even utter that sentence. I feel deeply for everyone that has lost a…

He alone

Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty. This I declare about the Lord: He alone is my refuge, my place of safety; he is my God, and I trust him.Psalm 91:1-2 NLT

Restless

You have made us for Yourself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it rests in You. // Augustine Are you restless? Are you taking the opportunity we have been given to slow down… to take some time to pause? In this time when so many talk about rest, why not lean into it?…

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

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

Be like Jesus

You are everlasting, and I will fade away Into the glorious image of my risen Lord and King Faced with my own blemish deeply stained within Turn into Your likeness, my empty life to fill To be like Jesus, this hope possesses me In every thought and deed, this is my aim, my creed To…

Entwined

Lord, Give us the imagination to dream and catch glimpses of the life you intend for us to live. Show us how our individual lives are entwined with those around us, and help us to live so truly together that we embody your good news in this world. Amen. // Common Prayer

Out of the blue

Defined: without warning; unexpectedly; OUT OF THE BLUE We all have been there. Something happens… everything changes. It can be a beautiful marriage proposal. You receive the acceptance letter in the mail you thought you’d never get. Your son comes home safe from the front lines. You receive notice that your account is overdrawn. Your…