Recently, I have been focusing on suffering. How does the Lord use our suffering for His good and glory? Today, in my Bible reading, I came across a pretty salty verse. (ESV) Mark 9:50, “Salt is good, but if the salt has lost its saltiness, how will you make it salty again? Have salt in … Continue reading What Does Seasoned Salt Have To Do With Suffering?
How in the middle of storms can we sleep through the thunder? When everyone is struggling around us how do we have peace? In times of desperation, how do we turn to Jesus Christ? This is following yesterday's post- Desperate For Toilet Paper (Reckless Love Of God?) I was inspired to write about desperation after … Continue reading Desperate For Christ (Benefits Of Weakness)
David, like Job, cries out to the Lord often. We think of how strong David was in his faith, and I think, we forget he often felt forsaken by the Lord, too. Look at what God did for David, though! The Lord was present, and the Lord can be just as present in our lives, … Continue reading Feeling Weak & Distant From The Lord
There are some amazing and powerful songs about how God rescues us, answers us, is our Comforter, and our Strength. Everyone finds encouragement through these and the scriptures that inspire the songs. But it is hard to also understand that God's goodness is not only given to us in good times. Often we receive His … Continue reading We Want His Goodness, But Not The Growth
It's time to look back at the scriptures I've focused on this past year and see if God was trying to teach me anything.
(I was not planning on writing today. But as I was worshipping God I kept having this strong scene in my mind, and I just had to write a piece on the message. I hope it speaks to you.) Raindrops fall down my face against the darkening skies. Sunset had not appeared. It vanished before … Continue reading The Lamp Post | Flash Fiction
What can I say? Last June was scary. I blogged on what was going on in my life and my husband's with the military, and him getting out. We had no answers. We had barely anything to hold onto. It was a very dark time. And yes, during that time, a lot of the things … Continue reading He Is In The Good & Bad | Community Scripture June ’18