Meditation Monday: A Prayer on Growth

"I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing." John 15:5 https://youtu.be/9rjarY7MlxQ Heavenly Father, thank you for sending us the one true vine, which is your son Jesus Christ. Thank you for grafting me into His … Continue reading Meditation Monday: A Prayer on Growth

Meditation Monday: Here I Am

“Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying: “Whom shall I send, And who will go for Us?” Then I said, “Here am I! Send me.”” Isaiah‬ ‭6:8‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ Heavenly Father, help me to have a willingness and eagerness to serve You like Isaiah. Help me to be ready for service when called upon. … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Here I Am

Meditation Monday: Divine Guidance

“When people do not accept divine guidance, they run wild. But whoever obeys the law is joyful.” Proverbs‬ ‭29:18‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Heavenly Father, thank You for Your divine guidance, discipline, and correction. Thank You for loving me so much that You refuse to let me go too far astray. You have given me Your written word … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Divine Guidance

Missing Someone at Christmas

Leave it to a cemetery to be the one place I can seek refuge from the scurry and stress of the holiday season. There's a sense of peacefulness here that wafts through the air. The only break in silence is the chirping of birds and a soft buzz of cars passing by. The weather is … Continue reading Missing Someone at Christmas

Meditation Monday: Grace…the Gift of God

“For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.” Ephesians‬ ‭2:8-9‬ ‭ESV‬‬ Heavenly Father, thank You for Your saving grace. The greatest gift I could ever receive is the precious gift … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Grace…the Gift of God

Meditation Monday: Give Thanks to God

“All of this is for your benefit. And as God’s grace reaches more and more people, there will be great thanksgiving, and God will receive more and more glory.” 2 Corinthians‬ ‭4:15‬ ‭NLT‬‬ (Repost from 2016) Heavenly Father, there is so much to be thankful for but most importantly, I am thankful for your grace. … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Give Thanks to God

Meditation Monday: Nothing and No One Can Upset God’s Plans

“I’m convinced: You can do anything and everything. Nothing and no one can upset your plans. You asked, ‘Who is this muddying the water, ignorantly confusing the issue, second-guessing my purposes?’ I admit it. I was the one. I babbled on about things far beyond me, made small talk about wonders way over my head.” … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Nothing and No One Can Upset God’s Plans

Meditation Monday: Light of The World

““You are the light of the world—like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden. No one lights a lamp and then puts it under a basket. Instead, a lamp is placed on a stand, where it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your good deeds shine out … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Light of The World

Meditation Monday: Furnace of Affliction

“See, I have refined you, though not as silver; I have tested you in the furnace of affliction.” Isaiah‬ ‭48:10‬ NIV Heavenly Father, thank You for refining, reshaping, and renewing me. Thank You for every experience I've had in life, which has helped me to grow and mature in faith. I'm thankful not only for … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Furnace of Affliction

Meditation Monday: Broken and Repentant Heart

“The sacrifice you desire is a broken spirit. You will not reject a broken and repentant heart, O God.” Psalms‬ ‭51:17‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Heavenly Father, Your mercy and grace abounds beyond anything my mind can comprehend. Your mercies are new every morning (Lam. 3:23) and there is nothing I can do to separate myself from You. … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Broken and Repentant Heart