“Blessed are those who dwell in Your house; They will still be praising You. Selah” Psalms 84:4 (NKJV) Heavenly Father, you are wonderful and beautiful and my soul longs to be in Your presence. My heart sings out at just the thought of Your goodness. I pray you would help me feel Your presence daily. … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Dwell with the Lord
“When she speaks, her words are wise, and she gives instructions with kindness.” Proverbs 31:26 (NLT) Heavenly Father, I pray for all the mothers who were celebrated this Mother's Day. I pray for the mother(s) you've blessed me with and the godly women you've brought into my life. I pray you would continue to give … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Wisdom and Kindness
My life changed in that moment, when a big-eyed, dark-haired boy wobbled into my life and captured my heart forever. Matthew was like any toddler— rambunctious, curious, and so adorable. At the tender age of one and a half years old, he had no idea what the future held. He was unaware his time would … Continue reading Sailing the Seas of Step-parenting
"Search Me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. Point out anything in me that offends you, and lead me along the path of everlasting life." (Psalm 139:23-24) Father, I come in full, uninhibited surrender to you. Please search me Lord, search the deep dark crevasses of my heart … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Test Me and Know My Anxious Thoughts
“We now have this light shining in our hearts, but we ourselves are like fragile clay jars containing this great treasure. This makes it clear that our great power is from God, not from ourselves.” 2Corinthians 4:7 (NLT) Heavenly Father, you are almighty and powerful. Your greatness can't measured or contained. How amazing, in all … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Great Treasure
“But He knows the way that I take; When He has tested me, I shall come forth as gold." Job 23:10 (NKJV) Heavenly Father, you are omnipotent and omnipresent; you see me and are with me always. You watch over me, not with a vengeful spirit but with a loving heart. You know the path … Continue reading Meditation Monday: pure as Gold
As I drive along the highway, my eyes catch a glimpse of a stunning sight – an array of tangerine-colored wildflowers cascading along a hillside. I’ve driven along this highway many times, but never have I caught a sight such as this. Friends, head on over to Cisneros Cafe to read full article. My post is … Continue reading Set Ablaze
“Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die. Do you believe this?” John 11:25-26 (NKJV) Heavenly Father, thank you for the love you showed for us by sending your Son, … Continue reading Meditation Monday: The Resurrection and the Life
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