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Brokenness

The Rainbow After the Storm


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“And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose. For those whom He foreknew, He also predestined to become conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brethren… “ […]

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Count the Cost


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“If you want to be my disciple, you must hate everyone else by comparison—your father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters—yes, even your own life. Otherwise, you cannot be my disciple. And if you do not carry your own cross and follow me, you cannot be my disciple. “But don’t begin until you […]

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The Butterfly Effect


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And no matter how hard I cried for God to deliver me, He didn’t. That dark place didn’t go away because as I was pushing against the wall, I was building strength in my wings. As I was in that dark place, I was dying inside. The caterpillar that was me was dying and decaying, while something else was being formed. No matter the hard space you find yourself in, know that you can’t meet your purpose and fly without going through it and you don’t want to leave it too soon.

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The Puppeteer

Jesus turned and said to Peter, “Get behind me, Satan! You are a stumbling block to me; you do not have in mind the concerns of God, but merely human concerns.” Matthew 16:23  “Simon, Simon, Satan has asked to sift all of you as wheat. But I have prayed for you, Simon, that your faith […]

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When Your Expectations Supersede His Will

Have you been praying to God and because you are so focused on how you believe He will answer that you have missed His answer? Have your expectations superseded even God’s will?

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In the Darkest Hour the SON Shines

That’s what He told me. Those were the very words whispered to my spirit and with those words; He took me to the cross. He took me to Jesus. It may look like all doors were closed on Good Friday. Jesus hung on a cross accused, beaten, and broken. Dead. Yet when death occurred, when everything looked to be over and done with, that is when the Son did His greatest work.

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Every Man’s Best Friend Part 1


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“But he himself went a day’s journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a broom tree. And he prayed that he might die, and said, ‘It is enough! Now, Lord, take my life, for I am no better than my fathers!’  Then as he lay and slept under a broom tree, suddenly […]

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For Those Who Hurt and Hunger


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“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.  For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28 -30 Unless […]

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Empty Spirit: The Dark Night of the Soul


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“But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us.” 2 Corinthians 4:7-9 “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” Romans 8:28 As I was […]

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The Day of Heartbreak


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“Lord my God, I called to you for help, and you healed me.” Psalm 30:2 In May 2000, my late husband received the diagnosis of stage 4 colo-rectal cancer. The tumor was the size of a grape fruit.  He needed to start a very aggressive treatment plan of chemotherapy and radiation therapy immediately, but first […]

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