He will help you pace your race. Don’t cling to how you thought life would be. It can blind you to His possibilities. Seasons come, then they go; just so you know they are like the wind that blows. Compare yourself to the Word alone, stick to instructions He has shown. Compliance with God’s pace,
Father, I desire to “walk in a manner worthy of the Lord [displaying admirable character, moral courage, and personal integrity], to fully please (You) in all things, bearing fruit in every good work and steadily growing in the knowledge of God [with deeper faith, clearer insight and fervent love for (Your) precepts].” Amen. (Colossians 1:10,
Trust is built upon trust as we walk through trials together, and see God’s mighty hand at work.
Thank you Dawn at Drawing Closer to Christ for nominating me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. I appreciate you and the wonderful impact you have on our blogging community. Check out Dawn’s blog to be refreshed in the things of God. She speaks His truth in love, and with great encouragement. Thank you Dawn for
Lately you’ve had to put up with the grief of many trials.
He alone has the answer to every heart that aches, grieves, and mourns – as well as being the One who whispers your name.
Wisdom is key to a life of stability.
He draws us near to bless us, heal us, and to meet our need.
Ejecting darkness, ushering light’s height.
“O Israel, hope in the Lord; for He is loving and kind and comes to us with armloads of salvation” Psalm 130:7 TLB. Consider what you have been through just to make it to today. Think of the various times you wanted to give up, and yet He brought you through. So, when you make
Jesus replied, “Anyone who loves me will obey my teaching. My Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them” John 14:23 NIV. Submission, easier to say than to do; Taking every aspect of life in its view. Coming to the end of what might be, close enough
The volunteers assured us this was not the same little boy that came last week.
Thank you so much Joshua, for nominating me for the Blogger Recognition Award, you are a constant source of encouragement, and I love that your favorite Irish Hymn is “Be Thou My Vision.” Please visit and follow Joshua’s enjoyable blog at: Joshua Swanson!!! The Rules for this Award: 1. Thank the nominator, and publish a
Experiencing God’s love is a result of a heart devoted to knowing Him.
The love walk happens through intimacy as we look for mercy within the Godhead.
Thank you to my sweet friend Deandra for this lovely award. I am enjoying the many “faces” of the Lieberman Award. You will definitely want to check out Deandra at Imago Dei, as you will be uplifted by her open discussion of life as she shares God’s love and grace. The Rules: 1. Thank the
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Trust in and rely confidently on the Lord with all your heart And do not rely on your own insight or understanding. In all your ways know and acknowledge and recognize Him, And He will make your paths straight and smooth [removing obstacles that block your way]. Proverbs 3:5-6. (AMP). The things God reveals to
In this time of introspection…
Elijah confident in God, yet with knees knocking at the sheer intensity of the situation.
It was such a privilege to be with these wonderful young people.
Nominated by Joshua Swanson Thank you very much for nominating me for the Liebster Award, Joshua! This Liebster Award is an upgraded version. Please check out Joshua’s blog, he is talented, generous, and loves God. You can follow him at: Joshua Swanson <><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><> The Rules: Thank the blogger(s) who nominated you. Share 11 facts about
Lay your burdens down, for really, they belong to God.
God’s truth comes with instruction and benefit.
We don’t experience a lack of trouble, but we have Someone who cares and wants to hear about and heal our pain.
Be mindful of your prayers before God.
Have you ever felt like you are suppose to share something but it’s not necessarily something you would put on the internet?
My soul’s purpose to prod.
Each is loved by the shepherd who stays
Through times of illness, change, and trial, I am all the while, fully His. When what seems to pause my joy, I seek to linger with Him- sometimes after great struggle. My heart still longs to hear, “Well done good and faithful servant.” Relieved am I, that this longing is not the reward of perfection,
“My deepest awareness of myself is that I am deeply loved by Jesus Christ and I have done nothing to earn it or deserve it.” Brennan Manning
He started noticing people responding to him with smiles
Lean on Me, not on your own understanding. Let Me be the One you run to.
There is so much more to this life than just surviving the next hurdle.
“Wait for the gift my Father promised.” Acts 1:4. Times of surrender let me know the condition of my heart. This realization usually revolves around something I am hoping God will answer with a resounding yes…then I wait for an answer. Is there a dream, vision, or great desire that you are praying about? Whether
He cares for you…
The fact that prayer coming to fruition takes time is the reality of “seed, time, and harvest.”
In I Samuel 9, Saul’s father sends him out in search of lost donkeys. After spending great amounts of time walking to different cities, I can just imagine what Saul must have thought; “Enough! Why am I spending valuable time looking for some animals that may never be found?” Saul is ready to abort this
Without love and service at the core, life has no dimension.
He is holding your tears and prayers in consecration.
You have built a stronghold by the songs of babies.
They need to know that they are loved, regardless their performance, and regardless of how they feel.
That time where it feels like everything is changing.
I had to trust God, trust that He would take care of our sweet girl.
It is a trap to think that “if I just don’t choose a side, or hide what is true, then I can live in peace.”
I just want to see you as God sees you, and truly hear what you are saying.
Children are so precious, and I cannot fully understand how they process the world in which they find themselves.
True encouragement happens in the soul.
Perfect love melts tension, and brings restoration.
“If you acknowledge and confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord [recognizing His power, authority, and majesty as God], and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.” (Romans 10: 9 AMP). How is this possible? For with the heart a person believes [in Christ as Savior]