Keep pushing. Christ will never put more on you than you can bear! As the holiday approaches, let’s remember to keep our loved ones safe and to give God thanks for ALL He has done and continues to do. We’ve endured so much this year and I know this year will be a challenge as we will not be able to gather with loved ones … Continue reading Thankful.
A Psalm of David.The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod … Continue reading Psalm 23
One of my favorite hymns as a child. As I have grown in Christ, I’ve cherished the peace that comes when He leads. “Lead me, guide me along the way, For if You lead me I cannot stray, Lord let me walk, each day with Thee, Lead me, oh Lord lead me.” Continue reading Lead Me, Guide Me
If there ever was a time for believers to turn to the Lord, it is now. If there was a time for believers to come together, it is now. The time is now to grow, to pray, and to go deeper in Christ. Most of us are in quarantine. It hurts; not being able to spend time with loved ones and friends, not being among … Continue reading A Time to Pray
Life has disappointment. People, even those closest to us, whom we love will disappoint us sometimes. However, in our disappointments, God is with us. Instead of looking at trials as punishments from the Lord, we should view them as lessons that make us stronger in Him. I’m learning this everyday. It has not been easy. But I realize that in order for Christ to take … Continue reading Destined.
To be a believer and follower of Christ is so liberating. We are no longer bound by our transgressions. To experience a love that is so pure, sacrificial and forgiving brings a promising, unending joy and a calming peace. His love is all encompassing, with no gimmicks or fine printed details. It’s available to all who believe in Him (John 3:16-17), that He is the … Continue reading Liberated.
Background scripture: Jeremiah 12 “So Jeremiah, if you’re worn out in this footrace with men, what makes you think you can race against horses” (Jeremiah 12:5, MSG)? This week has been a rough one. My patience and faith have definitely been tested. I’ve been feeling a little like Jeremiah lately. Not really understanding how people could be mean and cruel, but still prosper. Why were … Continue reading Growth Comes with Challenges
Don’t give up now…there is power and beauty in your season of waiting. Continue reading
“But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore, I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me” (2 Corinthians 12:9, NIV). Many people are reflecting on the past year and ready to welcome in the new year. As I observe many posts on social … Continue reading Count Your Wins
The Lord has a way of getting our attention. A few weeks ago, I was in a automobile accident that could have easily been fatal…But God! In that moment, all I could focus on was why God allowed it to happen. What was He trying to teach/show me? He kept me. His love for me is indescribable. A loved one asked me, “what is it … Continue reading Does He have your Attention?
“Be not dismayed whate’re betide God will take care of you, Beneath His wings of love abide God will take care of you. No matter what may be the test, God will take care of you. Lean, weary one, upon his breast. God will take care of you. God will take care of you.” Continue reading
Love lifted me, Love lifted me. When nothing else could help, Love, lifted, me. Christ loves in spite of, And in the midst of, His love is ongoing His love runs over There is no limit No set number. His love doesn’t have an expiration date. He loves on our behalf, When we don’t have the energy or know how He teaches us He covers … Continue reading
“But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me” (2 Corinthians 12:9, NIV). This year has been a hectic, yet beautiful, yet perplexing year for me thus far. I have been on a journey of self-discovery … Continue reading Major Comeback for a Minor Set Back
It’s no mystery why this song won Best Original Song at the Golden Globe Awards! It teaches us to embrace our uniqueness and scars. There are cruel people in the world who view different as obscure. “This is Me,” is all about self-love, empowerment and growth. It’s easy to allow what we believe is a deformity to control our emotions, which stifles our ability to … Continue reading Unapologetic
The truth is we will always have to wait for God to move in our lives. Waiting refines our faith. What I’m taking about is the Wait we put on ourselves when God shows us a vision. I have the tendency to say, “I am going to be patient with the Lord. I’m going to wait for Him to give me the resources.” It’s easier … Continue reading The Wait is Over
Complacency as Merriam-Webster describes is,” self-satisfaction especially when accompanied by unawareness of actual dangers or deficiencies,” with an accompanying example as, “When it comes to safety, complacency can be dangerous.” Christians sometimes become complacent and comfortable. We walk through life “knowing” that we are in control. We do what we want to do and when we want to do it. Everything must happen according … Continue reading Stay Connected
“Set your minds on what is above, not on what is on earth” (Colossians 3:2). It’s so easy to get caught up in the chaos or the frills of the world. Our purposeful vision becomes altered when our thoughts about life are negative. There is always something to thank God for each day. I have been in a battle against my own mind recently. I … Continue reading Heavenly Thoughts
Lately, I have been feeling jaded. I’ve been feeling lost and confused with the constant yearning for more. Out of this emptiness I have been seeking and asking for too much of my loved ones to fill a void that only Jesus can fill. When my actions seem overbearing, I realize that only the Father can bear all. Sometimes we look to humans or earthly … Continue reading Let it Go
Prayer is the key to a strong relationship with Christ. We can to talk to Him about any and everything. He is are very best friend and He’s there when everyone else has turned their backs on us. However, we should not just talk to Him when we are in need but also when we want to thank Him. We have to talk to Him … Continue reading Prayer
It’s war time and followers of Christ need to unite. We need to be ready. Sometimes we lose our way and try to live our own desires for our lives. But Christ is standing near waiting on us to prepare for battle against the enemy. Spiritual warfare.It’s crazy how the devil is easing his way into people’s lives, trying to get us distracted and focused … Continue reading War Time