When I Am Weak…

Three times I pleaded with the Lord to relieve me of this. But he answered me, “My grace is always more than enough for you, and my power finds its full expression through your weakness.” So I will celebrate my weaknesses, for when I’m weak I sense more deeply the mighty power of Christ living in me. 2 Corinthians 12:8-9…

Appointed Times and Boundaries

“The God who made the world and everything in it is the Lord of heaven and earth and does not live in temples built by human hands. And He is not served by human hands, as if He needed anything. Rather, He Himself gives everyone life and breath and everything else. From one man He…

Applying the Blood of Jesus Christ

“For this is the blood that seals the new covenant. It will be poured out for many for the complete forgiveness of sins.” Matthew 26:28 TPT Today we, as Christians, remember the perfect sacrifice of Jesus – and through His blood, the complete forgiveness of our sins. In the Church, we talk about “pleading the…

Walking in Tandem

*This is something that I wrote seven years ago. I thought it was completely lost due to my last blog site abruptly shutting down, without warning. Thanks to Facebook Memories, I was able to copy what I shared in 2011…and present it, here. What a precious thing the Lord did, this morning, by bringing this…

HOPE Restored

Hope is a dangerous thing to lose. We can face the hardest of circumstances – persevere through seemingly unending trials – as long as we maintain our hope. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles;…

Thoughts Upon Waking – God’s Beauty

Sometimes, upon waking, I will receive a word from the Lord. I will also, oftentimes, wake up with a song on my heart that I believe He longs for me to lift back up to Him. The word and song I received morning before last touched my heart and encouraged me, tremendously…and continues to do…

Where I Belong

Have you ever been in the presence of someone who just gets you? Someone who just seems to understand where you’re coming from, no matter what you say or do? It’s as though they know you better than you know yourself. And when you are with them, walls can come down. Masks can be removed….

Do NOT Fret

In this world, it is easy to find ourselves caught up in fret and worry. And if you are worrying about something, then you are familiar with the gnawing sensation it causes in both heart and mind. There is no rest. There is no peace. But, worry and fret are contrary to what we are…

The Most Unlikely

And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will…

Journals and Battle Boards

This is just a quick, practical teaching for those who would like to learn how to “hear” from God but may not be sure where or how to begin. This isn’t the only way to hear from God, but it’s a good place to start if you are new to growing in intimacy with God….