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)
My husband was getting out of the military and we were in a different state, at the time, we had to figure out where to go from there. So many factors went against us relating to time. We didn't get paperwork back from a leader until the very last minute. We had to sign papers … Continue reading Season Of Trial In My Life
These songs may not be new to 2018 but they were the ones I found and connected with deeply. I tried to put them in order as I grew attached to them throughout the past year. Phil Wickham - Secret Place Mandisa - Born For This Elevation Worship - Do It Again Ledger - Foreigner … Continue reading It Was A Rocky Year, My Playlist Even Reflected It
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.
This is a question asked by many. Many who do not have a relationship with Christ, and many who do. Many people struggle to understand God and Him allowing evil. Warning you all right now, you're not probably going to like what I'm going to say, and frankly, if I'm honest, I'm not always fond … Continue reading Why God Allows Pain
Anxiety is a foe that many of us have struggled with in the past and perhaps are struggling with now. I hope that the scriptures that have spoken to me speak to you today. (NIV) Phillippians 4:05-06, "Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but … Continue reading Anxiety | 5 Scriptures To Cling To
When I shared my life update on how hard this past week has been, I've been extremely thankful for everyone's feedback and kindness, along with your prayers. I wanted to write a prayer song giving God glory because of what He has done and is at work doing, even if I cannot see it. This … Continue reading Struggling Through All Of This | From My Heart
This post is updated, sometimes daily, please check in for updates, answered prayers, and for continued prayer over the requests. Thank you! Let’s work together on prayer by praying for each other and lifting up our needs. Christ said where two or more are gathered in His name, and there are definitely more than two … Continue reading Community Prayer Request | July ’18