In you alone

“God, of your goodness, give me yourself; for you are sufficient for me. I cannot properly ask anything less, to be worthy of you. If I were to ask less, I should always be in want. In you alone do I have all.” // Julian of Norwich (1342)

Instead, pray

Don’t fret or worry. Instead of worrying, pray. Let petitions and praises shape your worries into prayers, letting God know your concerns. Before you know it, a sense of God’s wholeness, everything coming together for good, will come and settle you down. It’s wonderful what happens when Christ displaces worry at the center of your…

A prayer

I pause to be still; to breathe slowly;to re-centre my scattered sensesupon the presence of God. From the Lectio 365 App.

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…

The clocks turns

The 🤦‍♀️ connotation every time we hear “2020” will live with us the rest of our lives! We each have our own stories we will tell and those we will want to leave in the past. My hope is that we learn from our 2020 experiences and seek opportunities to gain momentum forward as we…

Stand in awe

You faithfully answer our prayers with awesome deeds,    O God our savior.You are the hope of everyone on earth,    even those who sail on distant seas.You formed the mountains by your power    and armed yourself with mighty strength.You quieted the raging oceans    with their pounding waves    and silenced the shouting of the nations.Those who live at the ends of the…

Jesus prayed for you

“I am praying not only for these disciplesbut also for all who will ever believe in me through their message.I pray that they will all be one, just as you and I are one—as you are in me, Father, and I am in you.And may they be in us so that the world will believe…

I need you

“I need you.” Have you ever prayed this simple, honest, vulnerable prayer? Just as in your relationships with family and friends, speaking your need out loud can help others know how you are truly doing, know when to reach out, and will break down the wall so many of us construct to maintain independence and…

Weary on my knees

This past week has been brutal. With the compounding of the fatigue from quarantine regulations, grief of loss during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the uncertainty of a second wave and the desire for some kind of contented normalcy, what was already a volatile part of our country has been lit with gasoline and blown into…

God’s perfect plan

“Let joy be your continual feast. Make your life a prayer. And in the midst of everything be always giving thanks, for this is God’s perfect plan for you in Christ Jesus.” ‭‭1 Thessalonians‬ ‭5:16-18‬ TPT Reading this scripture passage in any version moves me, but The Passion Translation paints such a beautiful stroke of…