Fait, faith, fear, strength, Uncategorized, Word Wednesday

You Don’t Have to Be Strong

The verse above is from the NIV. I have a confession. I don’t like sappy nonfiction books and blogs that are always telling us that we are “going to be okay” or that we are “enough” or something like that. Don’t get me wrong. I know we need those messages. I know that I’m enough,… Read More You Don’t Have to Be Strong

fear, worry

If Fear and Anxiety Threaten Your Peace Too

It’s been such a fearful week for many. The Paris massacre. Jews stabbed in Tel Aviv. Threats to the U.S. I’ve had to stop watching the news. Images of ISIS and their propaganda videos are wearing on this not normally anxious woman. I’ve never understood anxiety until the other night when the news images would… Read More If Fear and Anxiety Threaten Your Peace Too

cancer, confession, fear, grief, prayer, prophecy, Psalms, scripture, Trust

I’m Afraid of Rainbow Blobs!: What’s Your Fear?

 He will have no fear of bad news; his heart is steadfast, trusting in the Lord. His heart is secure, he will have no fear. (Psalm 112:7,8).A few years ago it seemed that every day I saw a piece of a rainbow. Not a whole rainbow, or half a rainbow, but an inch of… Read More I’m Afraid of Rainbow Blobs!: What’s Your Fear?

clouds, fear, God's faithfulness, God's presence, grief, morning, pain, promise, refuge, sin, sorrow

A Cloudy Sky

As I walked outside before the hint of dawn this morning, my usual greeting party was not there. Clouds covered my friends who twinkle in the dark morning sky. Only a bright half moon said, “Hello.” But as I watched the clouds move I saw glimpses of stars hiding on the other side. Breaks in the… Read More A Cloudy Sky

fear, God's love, God's promises, Jesus, rest, singing, Strife, worry, Zephaniah 3:17

Are You Worried? Busy? Lonely? Tired?

  Photo by my friend Kim M AndristClouds reflecting the promise of the new day…         The Lord your God is with you, He is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing. “The sorrows for… Read More Are You Worried? Busy? Lonely? Tired?