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…

Peace on earth

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

Live in Christ

“His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.” ‭‭Philippians‬ ‭4:7‬ b NLT‬‬ Live in Christ, immerse yourself. Saturate your heart and mind with Christ. Give each day to Him. Lay your nights at His feet. The outcome? Peace, His perfect peace.

Peace still to come

Emmanuel God with us You are never alone and always cared for and loved God is for us You have an Advocate, Someone who will go to battle for you bringing peace God is in us You are indwelled with the Holy Spirit, giving strength and counsel for your journey Fear not, oh, Israel for…

Peace on Earth

Let there be peace on earth And let it begin with me Let there be peace on earth The peace that was meant to be With God as our father Brothers all are we Let me walk with my brother In perfect harmony Let peace begin with me Let this be the moment now With…

Peace // Advent Week 1

It’s Christmas time & I LOVE that I can say that! I love anticipating activities & events, and that is what the Christmas season is all about. As Pope Francis tweeted earlier today, on this first day of Advent, “the word Advent means coming. The Lord is coming. This is the root of our hope:…