Immersed in the Immediate

As readers of the Old Testament, we have the advantage of seeing the whole picture of God’s future plan; the ability to see God’s ultimate purpose for Israel. We don’t always have that vision for our own lives. Sometimes we can become like Israel where we become immersed in the immediate and only see our current pain and struggles.

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The Overcomer of Suffering

What does it mean to be an overcomer? It is someone who has been trampled by life; someone knocked down by the hurtful actions of others; someone who has been crushed emotionally; someone who despite all this is able to pick themselves up, even if it’s just crawling, to press on; to keep moving forward. […]

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#Highlights — Longing

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. My soul faints with longing for your salvation, but I have put my hope in your word. My eyes fail, looking for your promise; I […]

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Prayer Journey — Need

Lord, I need you. When this world abandons me; lets me down; disappoints me, you are there. When hurt ravages my soul, you are there for me. When deep pain rises up to attack me, you are there. In the depths of my soul, as darkness seeps in, your light emerges with hope. I feel […]

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