Peace is courageous

“I leave the gift of peace with you—my peace. Not the kind of fragile peace given by the world, but my perfect peace. Don’t yield to fear or be troubled in your hearts—instead, be courageous!”// John 14:27 TPT Chaos is rampant. Division is the norm. Cruelty is praised. Do these statements make you uncomfortable and…

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…

Certainty

During this continued time of quarantine and isolation to best stop the spread of COVID-19, it is hard to not feel lonely and anxious. Does it feel like your foundation has been shaken? Are you having a difficult time in this constant uncertainty? Photo by Ryzn from Pexels I want to remind you this day… You are not…

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…

Overcome trouble

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 NIV With all that is occurring in this world right now, we need some comfort. We need something to hold firm to. As believers,…

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…

Happy Christmas!

May His PEACE be yours in the midst of the busyness and difficulties life brings; may HOPE in Christ fill you with purpose; may His LOVE be your motivation and comfort; and may His JOY fill each cell in your body knowing He is working ALL things for your good. Happy Christmas to you and…

What joy // Advent Week 4

Christ is the visible image of the invisible God. He existed before anything was created and is supreme over all creation, for through him God created everything in the heavenly realms and on earth. He made the things we can see and the things we can’t see— such as thrones, kingdoms, rulers, and authorities in…

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?…

Peace on earth

“Glory to God in highest heaven, and peace on earth to those with whom God is pleased.” ‭‭Luke‬ ‭2:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬