Hurricane Irma is battering Southern Florida as I type. I check in with my daughter every few hours to see how she is doing at her in-laws house in Ft. Lauderdale. It does a mama’s heart good to read her text. I’ve prayed for the storm to die. For the winds to calm and… Read More Trusting God’s Faithfulness When the Storms Come
I’ve prayed Psalm 91 for soldiers deployed to foreign lands. He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God in whom I trust” Psalm 91:1,2. I’ve prayed it… Read More How do You Hide Under God’s Wings? #WordWednesday
Sometimes it is difficult to know if you should let something go, like a job, or keep on doing it. It’s hard to discern if we are feeling God’s nudge, or our own emotions. A few years ago I worked as a care assistant for an elderly neighbor. It was the one paying job on… Read More How to Know When to Let Something Go
Shields were used in battle. Nobody needed a shield on a peaceful day. But it was always good to have the shield close-by. We don’t use shields in war these days, but we fight all kinds of battles. I know many people battling right now. Some of the fights are just starting. Some have lasted way… Read More Bite of Bread: Verses for Fighting Battles 2016
A couple of years ago, this is what my spirit kept hearing. Enter into my rest. Live out of my reservoir of joy. Peace. Ability. “What’s that mean Lord? How do I do that?” I countered. I pictured myself falling backwards into a large pool of water. Under the water was the sound of peace.… Read More Do You Need Rest Too?