Won’t Waste It

“So then, my dear friends, stand firm and steady. Keep busy always in your work for the Lord, since you know that nothing you do in the Lord's service is ever useless.” ‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭15‬:‭58‬ I like to be busy when I work. Too muchdown time and I quickly get bored andrestless, two things that... Continue Reading →

Waiting for Help

“I waited patiently for the Lord's help; then he listened to me and heard my cry. He pulled me out of a dangerous pit, out of the deadly quicksand. He set me safely on a rock and made me secure.” ‭‭Psalm‬ ‭40‬:‭1‬-‭2‬ ‭ I am that person. The one who waits impatiently for help. The... Continue Reading →

Blessings without Regret

“When the Lord blesses you with riches, you have nothing to regret.” Proverbs‬ ‭10‬:‭22‬ ‭ I just finished reading Stones of Remembrance A Rock- Hard Faith from Rock-Hard placesby Lois Evans and Jane Rubietta. One of the last chapters highlighted the story of Achsah,the daughter of Caleb, found in Joshua 15. They talked about how... Continue Reading →

They Forgot to Tell Jesus

“So he came to a town of Samaria called Sychar, near the field that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacob’s well was there; so Jesus, wearied as he was from his journey, was sitting beside the well. It was about the sixth hour. A woman from Samaria came to draw water. Jesus said... Continue Reading →

Son of Man and God

I was listening to At the Table with Jesus by Louie Giglio on my drive in this morning. Day 8 is about Jesus being fully human. He spoke about how Jesus is 100% man and 100% God. “I and the Father are one.”” ‭‭John‬ ‭10‬:‭30‬ ‭ “For the Son of Man came to seek and... Continue Reading →

Pretend

As the kids put away their costumes, and the stores bring out their Christmas decoration and the political ads are replaced with holiday advertising, I often question “What happened to Thanksgiving?” Yet this year, I started with another question “Who am I pretending to be?” Our women’s pastor shared a lesson on Monday, which happened... Continue Reading →

Don’t Give Opportunity

“and give no opportunity to the devil”. Ephesians‬ ‭4:27‬ ‭‬‬ I am sure I have read this passage before and certainly heard it in the context of anger. Tonight it really spoke to me from Rick Renner’s book Sparkling Gems “Don’t Give Place to the Devil”. He listed several areas where we leave a place... Continue Reading →

The Secret of the Garden

In my devotion today, from The Book of Mysteries by Jonathan Cahn, "Into the Garden" Day 282, I read how God placed man (Adam) into the garden (Genesis 2:15 Then the Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to tend and keep it.), a place of His blessings. The garden... Continue Reading →

One Size too Big or too Small?

This year I felt that my focus word needed to be intentional.  It is a work in progress, but I have focused on being intentional on a few areas of my life.  I have looked for tips and tools that help me to be intentional in those areas.  Earlier this month I started listening to... Continue Reading →

Assignment

“To this end also we pray for you always, that our God will count you worthy of your calling, and fulfill every desire for goodness and the work of faith with power,”. ‭‭2 Thessalonians‬ ‭1:11‬ ‭‬‬ Sometimes I feel guilty when I miss a day of journaling. But this is one that I feel like... Continue Reading →

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