The Lie of Anxiety: The Power of Peace

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition with thanksgiving present your request to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding will guard your hearts … Continue reading “The Lie of Anxiety: The Power of Peace”

Storms Passing Through

It’s storming outside. Again. Massive thunderstorms have barrelled through our little strip of land called Wilmington all summer. Pounding rain. Too close for comfort lightning. Thunder and strong wind. Sometimes it’s a bit scary. As a little girl growing up on the plains of Oklahoma, I feared the power of storms and the tornadoes that often … Continue reading “Storms Passing Through”

True Joy

“True Joy is a by-product of living in My Presence. Therefore you can experience it in palaces, in prisons….anywhere” ( Jesus Calling, 292). Palaces or prisons…the alliteration is beautiful, but the meaning is powerful. Have we experienced that supernatural joy that made no sense at all? Joy in the midst of strife or hardship. This is what … Continue reading “True Joy”

Spread Your Wings

Why do you say, O Jacob,and complain, O Israel,“My way is hidden from theLord;my cause is disregarded bymy God? Do you not know?Have you not heard?The Lord is the everlasting God,the Creator of the ends of the earth.He will not grow tired or wearyand His understanding no onecan fathom.He gives strength to the wearyand increases … Continue reading “Spread Your Wings”

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