The save and the release

I need saving! I need saving… mostly from myself. Do you feel me? Can you relate? In this moment of reflection, I lift up my praise to the One who cares and the One who saves. Praise Jehovah! Praise the God who saves! Blessed be the Lord—day after day he carries us along.He’s our Savior,…

Consider // Loved & known

“To be loved but not known is superficial. To be known and not loved is our great fear,but to be known and loved, that transforms you.” // Tim Keller Think about your life right now. As you reread Tim Keller’s quote, where are you in this scenario? Maybe you haven’t thought about your life in…

Love is not

“Love isn’t a state of perfect caring. To love someone is to accept that person exactly the way he or she is right here and now.” // Mister Rogers

Art of love

“The art of love is largely the art of persistence.” // Albert Ellis

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….

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…

Christmas Day

Prophecy to reality.Angelic announcement to miraculous meeting.Rule of law to rule of love. Christ is born for each and every one of us. Celebrate His presence and His love this day, for He is God’s promise fulfilled.

The kindness of God

God loves us in the midst of our every day; in our hero days and our split-open vulnerable “I can’t take anymore” days. Honestly, there is no difference to Him. We have a win, He loves. We fail, He loves. We don’t get off the couch, He loves. We sin, He loves. God loves not…

Love yourself

Today is International Self Care Day. Do you find it hard to time time for self care? Is it because you simply cannot find time in the day with “all the things” of life piling up? Maybe you find it a bit selfish? Or is it a deeper issue of self love? Then one of…

Compassion

“COMPASSION means ‘to suffer with’. Not pity. Not sympathy. Not saving. But co-suffering. It’s a visceral desire to be with each other in the pain and a vital longing for new possibilities together.” // Jay & Katherine Wolf, Hope Heals Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility,…

Stay awhile

Take heed of this invitation. Christ is not demanding or requiring you to do anything, yet His invitation to “stay awhile” in His loving arms will change everything. It’s your decision, yet I can tell you it is the best decision you will ever make!

Agape in Ephesians

And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness…