Gracefully Broken

Gracefully Broken

"Here I am, God With my arms wide open Pouring out my life Gracefully broken Your power and work in me I'm broken gracefully I'm strong when I am weak" Another day, another song lyric, another devotional worth stealing. Well not stealing but introducing to you guys! I'm on day two of my new book [...]

Look Up

Look Up

You look up at the sky and all you see is more sky. Surrounded by sky. You think about how big the world is. So many places, such vast depths. It’s truly amazing. There’s people who don’t even speak the same language as you. Don’t even live on the same continent as you. Looking up [...]

Five Days— Joy

Five Days— Joy

Five days until Christmas! This is crazy! Today I am thankful for joy. I'm thankful that it doesn't just go away and disappear in the hard times. Joy is all around. I'm thankful that I still experience it. I love that I get to have really good days. I love the little moments where everything [...]

Spirit of Anger

Spirit of Anger

Do you ever just get mad? And I mean really really mad? Maybe for no reason at all. Or maybe over the smallest thing? "The root cause of a spirit of anger is tension from past hurts and guilt. Unless these experiences are resolved through repentance and forgiveness, we will continue to experience bouts of [...]

The Answer

The Answer

I should have known the answer to any question is in the word of God. I know better. To go along with my recent post “Conquering Anxiety” I have found the answer! Right in front of my face in scripture. As soon as I read it I felt a click. Does that ever happen with [...]

Thankful

Thankful

"Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus." 1 Thessalonians 5:18 I'm trying my best to do right by this scripture. Even when the enemy is trying to show me everything that's wrong, I know I have so much to be thankful for. How original? A thankful post [...]

Embrace Every Opportunity

Embrace Every Opportunity

“Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.” Colossians 4:5-6Encouraging words for you Monday. Be the person who lends out a helping hand. Smile (it really does radiate.) [...]

It may look like I’m surrounded but I’m surrounded by you

It may look like I’m surrounded but I’m surrounded by you

"Do not be far from me, for trouble is near and there is no one to help." When all you can see is everything that is going wrong around you don't forgot that God is right there too. He's right in the midst of it. Block out everything else is and focus in on Him. It can [...]

Ephesians 1

Ephesians 1

"Long before he laid down earth’s foundations, he had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus of his love, to be made whole and holy by his love. Long, long ago he decided to adopt us into his family through Jesus Christ. (What pleasure he took in planning this!) He wanted us [...]

Should I Be Feeling This Way

Should I Be Feeling This Way

Earlier I thought to myself "Should I be feeling this way?" That may not make sense at first but hear me out... As humans we go through hundreds of emotions, I definitely do. Though don't let your body trick you. I'm the type of person who thinks about anything and everything. I even think things [...]

Stars and Galaxies

Stars and Galaxies

About a week ago I had a dream that I felt repeated itself 10-15 times. I would go onto Pinterest and look up "Stars and Galaxies." Over and over again. I was amazed and in awe of how beautiful the pictures were and no matter how far I scrolled down that didn't change. I woke [...]

A Healthy Tear Diet

A Healthy Tear Diet

“I wonder, “Will I ever make it— arrive and drink in God’s presence?” I’m on a diet of tears— tears for breakfast, tears for supper.” Psalm‬ ‭42:1-3‬ ‭ During my reading for Rosh Hashanah I came across this scripture in Psalms and it stuck. I’ve found myself thinking this same thought, asking this same question, and [...]