Friday Faith

Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your heart be troubled, nor let it be fearful. – John 14:27 (NASB) What do you do with fear? Do you dwell on it or release your fear to Jesus?

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A Guiding Hand in the Storm

There’s an interesting thing I noticed when I was reading Matthew 14:22-32. This is the passage where the disciples set out in a boat to go to the other side ahead of Jesus. While crossing, they are buffeted by wind and waves. Then they see Jesus walking on the water and are scared, thinking it’s […]

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Prayer Journey — Be Still

Concern rises from within me, nudging me to act. Worry infiltrates my mind, creating all kinds of scenarios that may or may not exist. An innumerable number of what-if’s spring forth to pollute my mind. Yet deep inside of me there is a faint whisper. It is barely audible above the noise and commotion of […]

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Friday Faith

And He said to His disciples, “For this reason I say to you, do not worry about your life, as to what you will eat; nor for your body, as to what you will put on. For life is more than food, and the body more than clothing. Consider the ravens, for they neither sow […]

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The Tension in Your Life

The rope tightens; there is no more slack. You pull as hard as you can in your direction, but something pulls in the opposite direction. You fight it, not giving in, pulling with every last bit of strength you have left. You feel the tug from the other side, but you resist. Your body weakens […]

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Prayer Journey — Distracted

The world encroaches on the boundaries that surround me. I feel vulnerable as I take my eyes off you dear Lord and watch the concerns of this world advance closer to me. Worry about today and tomorrow begins to seep into my life. I strain to brace the walls I’ve built, working to keep worry […]

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Insurmountable Barriers

Has there been a time in your life when it seems there is no path forward because the struggles seem insurmountable? Perhaps you can see the other side, but there are road blocks that stop you from moving forward. It is overwhelming to consider overcoming the barriers — a feeling of being swept away by […]

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