Why Not Me?

Do you ever see great things happening in other people's lives and catch yourself thinking  'why not me'?  While you celebrate the blessings other's have received, you might wonder why things aren't going differently for you. It's especially easy to feel this way if you're in a slump and struggling with a situation. Although we never …

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When God Says “Do” and You Don’t

One morning about five years ago, I was awakened by God giving me a name and the overwhelming urge to go and check on this person. I hadn't even fully opened my eyes yet so I flipped and flopped arguing with God about this, wondering if I was crazy. Eventually, I figured out that I …

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The Encounter

"True worshipers will worship the Father in the Spirit and in truth, for they are the kind of worshipers that the Father seeks." John 4:23 When the Samaritan woman found Jesus at the well and He asked her for a drink, she had no idea her life was about to change. As she continued talking …

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Even the Vilest Sinner

Let me preface this by saying that God is there, even in the mundane tasks, and if we're listening He might just speak to our hearts. This morning, my husband and I pressure washed the exterior of our home. As I worked on the garage door which was covered with a layer of gunk from …

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God Thinks You’re Priceless

Because someone out there, besides me, needs to remember this... I woke up with the song "Priceless" by For King and Country in mind. Listen to the words. Don't listen to the lies of the enemy. Isaiah 43:4 "You are priceless to me. I love you."   

Loyal, Responsible Ruth

Ruth is one of only two female named books of the Bible and while it's a short book, with only four chapters, it packs a punch regarding good character. Naomi was Ruth and Orpah's mother-in-law. After some time, Naomi's husband and sons died. Naomi told both Ruth and Orpah to go back to their people …

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Broken But Beautiful

Look at the inside of these shells and you see delicately formed layers. These shells have been churned up in storms, beaten and broken BUT they're still beautiful. As I studied these, I thought about people who've suffered heartaches, been broken and churned up by the storms of life, yet they still have a beautiful …

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