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 […]Read More #Highlights — Longing
You have spared me from the grip of my enemy. You have brought me safely to shore. Help me to trust your strength, to see your way as I move forward.Read More Prayer Journey — Making a Way
The steps creaked as I made my way up the steep, narrow staircase. Fear filled me as I approached the door by the top step.Read More #Highlights —Refuge
Joseph may have prepared the tomb for his own purposes, but it ended up playing an important role in God’s purposes. It became the place for Jesus’s resurrection from the dead.Read More When Our Purposes Become God’s Purpose
You are the mighty fortress that stands the test of time. Adversaries have come and gone. Empires have risen and fallen. Yet you dear Lord remain firm. Your Kingdom does not fail.Read More Prayer Journey — Stand Firm
We need to rely on God, to deepen our faith and trust in him. We need to release our barren thoughts that can’t conceive of what is possible with God.Read More Will You Answer My Prayer?
Can we ever return
To that innocent time
Of warm embraces
Unhindered social times
“Do You Know the Way to San Jose” is a song from the 1960s sung by Dionne Warwick that describes people going to San Jose to find fame and fortune, but they end up as valets and gas station attendants. I thought of this song when when I read Genesis 12 and how God instructed […]Read More Do You Know the Way to God’s Plan?
Fear, doubt, loss of confidence, these are all tools that Satan uses to attempt to stop us from doing our work for the Lord. Elijah was unstoppable until Jezebel stated her intent to kill him in 1 Kings 19:2.Read More Stopping the Seeds of Doubt With a Whisper
Praise God for his faithfulness, for being true to his word, for not giving up on us. God you are faithful and true.Read More Prayer Journey — Faith