I was caught up in the place of building a business…my personal wealth. Enabling family…maybe they would see how much we love them if we do this….trying to buy happiness, which was always temporal and fleeting. I was always left with this nagging feeling of being incomplete…unsettled.
The funny thing about surrendering, is that it’s so easy to grab those surrendered things back. Choosing to pick up my cross has had to become a daily habit, daily surrendering the things of this life to the Lord and making the tough choices to follow Him, even when its not comfortable or easy.
When I mention spending time in Gods Word or Reading the Bible, what emotional response does that evoke in you? For myself, it was one of duty and drudgery. I knew as a Christian I should read it, I’d heard the words; “Gods word… Continue Reading “Love letter and the scarlet thread…”
Lord Jesus, thank you for being my strength when mine is not sufficient. Thank you for letting me see glimpses of You in the midst of the darkness. Thank you for drawing to me when I pray and seek Your face in the midst of the unknown.
When I first wrote this Journal entry and prayer below, it was 2 years ago and we were facing a seemingly unsurmountable mountain. Everything around us seemed to be disappearing, and we struggled to hold onto our hope for any type of reprieve. All… Continue Reading “Somewhere between then and there…”
A funny thing happens when we grow, things in us begin to change. This can be a physical growth, I’ve definitely experience the change in how clothes fit over the years. Or, it can be a Spiritual growth, where we start to re-look at… Continue Reading “OLD TRUTHS…NEW EYES”
Was I really created for a purpose? Welcome to Throwback Thursday, please don’t run away just because this post is a repeat. As I re-read the words the Lord gave me and the lessons He taught me, I once again sensed His incredible purpose… Continue Reading “YOU KNEW ME LORD?”
I have to say that I am a fan of Peter, he is the disciple I most readily relate to. He was enthusiastic and impulsive. He loved deeply yet panicked and even failed quickly, these are reactions I see in myself. Yet, despite all… Continue Reading “HELP LORD I’M SINKING…why does this keep happening to me?”
A number of years ago, Mike and I had the opportunity to travel to Israel, and to walk the very streets that Jesus walked on. It was a trip of a lifetime that I am so thankful for. One of the highlights was to… Continue Reading “LORD,YOU WANT US TO DO WHAT? How does that possibly fit into our plans??”
When Life starts unwinding around you, it’s not just a single thread that you can follow around and just wind back up neat and tidy. Typically, at least in my life it was a myriad of threads that were unwinding in succession, tangling even… Continue Reading “IF GOD IS ALL LIGHT… why do I still experience darkness???”