My morning routine tends look the same every day; I wake up to the blaring sound of my alarm and immediately hit the snooze button...several times. As my mind focuses on the long commute and all of the busy work to get done, I dread getting out of bed. After the third and final snooze … Continue reading My (New) Morning Routine
All “mommy-guilt” was pushed aside yesterday while I sat as a proud parent watching this child— this child whom God put into my path some 11 years ago— promote from elementary into middle school. All of the doubt I felt this past school year of not being a good enough parent or not “having it … Continue reading Moments that Matter
“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
“Make thankfulness your sacrifice to God, and keep the vows you made to the Most High. Then call on me when you are in trouble, and I will rescue you, and you will give me glory.”” Psalms 50:14-15 (NLT) Heavenly Father, thank You for being such a loving God. Thank You for freedom from sin … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Make Thankfulness Your Sacrifice
Have you noticed an impetuous search for God's perfect plan? We buy books, listen to sermons, and watch hours of video in an attempt to grasp God's intangible will. Like a sailor on a constant voyage to unearth a hidden treasure, we too are searching within a vast uncharted ocean that is God himself. We … Continue reading Discovering God’s Will For My Life
Today is always a bittersweet day for me. Although it’s been 14 years, the pain is as raw today as it was then. Am I supposed to be sad, joyous, sorrowful? My emotions always run rampant on this day. This day use to hang a deep dark cloud over me, ready at any moment to … Continue reading O’ Death Where is Your Sting (Words from a hopeful mother)
“But make sure that you don’t get so absorbed and exhausted in taking care of all your day-by-day obligations that you lose track of the time and doze off, oblivious to God. The night is about over, dawn is about to break. Be up and awake to what God is doing! God is putting the … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Awake from Your Sleep
“So we keep on praying for you, asking our God to enable you to live a life worthy of his call. May he give you the power to accomplish all the good things your faith prompts you to do. Then the name of our Lord Jesus will be honored because of the way you live, … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Honor the Lord with Your Life
What would we see if we stepped away from our fleshly perspective and looked through the lens of Christ?
I believe we would see the edges of our soul being polished and perfected.
“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 Heavenly Father, You are my strength and my courage. You are my light in the darkness and my calm in the storm. Thank you … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Be Strong & Courageous