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 [...]

Advice

Advice

I would hope that I give good advice. I give it out a lot so if it’s not good then we could have a problem hahaha. It’s always easier to give advice than to take it. I know first hand. I’m as stubborn as they come. I’ve always heard sometimes people have to go through [...]

I Have His Promises

I Have His Promises

"I will show you what it’s like when someone comes to me, listens to my teaching, and then follows it.It is like a person building a house who digs deep and lays the foundation on solid rock. When the floodwaters rise and break against that house, it stands firm because it is well built." Luke [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

May The Lord Be With You

May The Lord Be With You

I've never been a big Star Wars person not because I have anything against the saga I've just never sat down long enough to get in to the movie. I know I may get a lot of raised eyebrows from these too- I have never watched Harry Potter or Forrest Gump either. That tends to [...]

Someone Needs To See God Through You

Someone Needs To See God Through You

"He puts a little of heaven in our hearts so that we’ll never settle for less." 2 Corinthians 5:1-5 We are at the peak of his glory. God is giving us glimpses of Heaven on Earth so that we will be hungry for more. Once God changes a situation or even changes us from the [...]

Self-Relflection, Vulnerability, Simplicity

Self-Relflection, Vulnerability, Simplicity

God has really been feeding my spirit, what feels like more than he ever has before. 3 Topics I have been feeling, hearing, and thinking about. Self-Reflecting- Webster's Dictionary defines it as: careful thought about your own behavior and beliefs. I view self-reflecting as something that needs to be a necessity. Something  that needs to be [...]

Identity

Identity

"Each person is given something to do that shows who God is: Everyone gets in on it, everyone benefits. All kinds of things are handed out by the Spirit, and to all kinds of people!" 1 Corinthians 12:4-11 "You can easily enough see how this kind of thing works by looking no further than your [...]

Checklist

Checklist

Love never gives up.Love cares more for others than for self.Love doesn’t want what it doesn’t have.Love doesn’t strut,Doesn’t have a swelled head,Doesn’t force itself on others,Isn’t always “me first,”Doesn’t fly off the handle,Doesn’t keep score of the sins of others,Doesn’t revel when others grovel,Takes pleasure in the flowering of truth,Puts up with anything,Trusts God [...]

Tomorrow No Today

Tomorrow No Today

"How do you know what your life will be like tomorrow? Your life is like the morning fog - it's here a little while, then it's gone." James 4:14 "Carpe Diem"- make the most of the present time and give little thought to the future. We've heard it a million times, "We aren't promised tomorrow." [...]