Prayer Journey — True Peace

“Do not be troubled,” he tells me. “Do not be afraid,” he reassures me. He offers me peace, His peace. Yet I am still troubled, still fearful, still lacking peace. The world surrounds me with facades of peace. I hide behind that facade of peace, yet fear and trouble still lurk nearby. You give me […]

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#Highlights — Deliverance

Years ago I began highlighting Bible verses that spoke to me in the midst of traumatic events. This month I am sharing some of these verses and a short reflection. “Let those who love the LORD hate evil, for he guards the lives of his faithful ones and delivers them from the hand of the […]

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Pick Someone Else

God hand crafted each of us with the ability to accomplish His purpose. It is easy to become scared about what he asks us to do — seeing only reasons why it’s not possible.

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The Struggle Is Real

God’s love is steadfast, eternal, constant. He will not abandon us. At times I question why things happen — the reason for traumatic events. Even though I wrestle with pain, struggle through trials, I do not doubt God’s love for me. His grace is abundant enough to feed my famished soul. Yet I read Romans […]

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Devouring Doubt

Too often when we are in the middle of a storm, a scary time in our life, our judgement can be confused. Unlike periods of calm where it’s easier to see what’s ahead, waves crashing around us and darkness can confuse us.

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Out of My Way

It can be hard to understand God’s purposes. Our limited vision only enables us to see what is present in our lives, not God’s ultimate plan. It can cause us to question what God calls us or others to do. In Mathew 16:21-23, “Jesus began to show His disciples that He must go to Jerusalem, […]

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