Death to Disappointment

Proverbs 3:5-6 Amplified Bible 5 Trust in and rely confidently on the Lord with all your heart and do not rely on your own insight or understanding. 6  [a]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]. The beginning…

Slaying the giant of rejection: Gracefully Broken

When presented with rejection and feelings of inadequacy many rise up and use that as motivation to be the very thing they were told they couldn’t be. Me? I hid, and believed the lies that rejection spoon fed me, feeling and believing that I was nothing but unworthy. I didn’t realize how this specific short…

Search me

Psalm 139:23-24 23 Search me [thoroughly], O God, and know my heart; Test me and know my anxious thoughts; 24 And see if there is any wicked or hurtful way in me, And lead me in the everlasting way. For the past couple months I have been wrestling with my emotions. Well, more like lack thereof. I have been…

Reckless Love

Oh the overwhelming, never-ending, reckless love of God Oh, it chases me down, fights ’til I’m found, leaves the ninety-nine I couldn’t earn it I don’t deserve it Still You give yourself away Oh, the overwhelming, never-ending, reckless love of God The past few months have been a journey of God unearthing the root of all…

My First Love

Psalm 63:1-8  1 O God, You are my God; with deepest longing, I will seek You; My [a]soul [my life, my very self] thirsts for You, my flesh longs and sighs for You, In a dry and weary land where there is no water. 2 So I have gazed upon You in the sanctuary, To see Your power and Your…

My story, as told by me…

  I want to thank my parents for being such a blessing to me and always loving me through the mess. They have been my support system and have encouraged me especially with the walking through of the trauma of the abuse I experienced. I also want to thank every single person God has placed…

A Heart Pursued

Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment: because as he is, so are we in this world.  There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.  We love him, because…

How to trust?

Deuteronomy 7:9  Know therefore that the LORD your God is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations. One night, I was laying in bed. My mind racing, can’t sleep as the millions of what ifs made itself a habitation in my…

Mysterious Love – A Love Expedition

Day 7 – Saturday Saturday morning, during my quiet time with the Lord, I stared at the ocean as it crashed against the reef. I held tightly to a seashell that I found on the steps and closed my eyes. I began to imagine a shell at the bottom of the ocean gracefully being tossed…

Armour of Pride (Day 3)

DAY 3 – TUESDAY    It’s interesting that just when you think you have it all together, God brings your attention to an area in your life that is devouring you from the inside out.  For me, pride was like a full grown tree and I, the garden. For quite some time this tree was…