How to Have Victory in the Valley

Life is full of mountain highs and valley lows. It's easy to be victorious when standing on the mountaintop but easy to be defeated in the depths of the valley. God desires to prepare us in advance so we can have victory in our valleys. Read on to discover how you can be victorious in the valley.

Meditation Monday: Prone to Wander

“I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands.”‭‭ Psalm‬ ‭119:10‬ ‭(NIV‬‬) Heavenly Father, my heart continually longs to know You, to be close to You, and to  seek You daily. Thank you for being a God who is near to us, who desires to know us and longs … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Prone to Wander

Meditation Monday: Dwell with the Lord

“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

Meditation Monday: Wisdom and Kindness 

“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 

Sailing the Seas of Step-parenting

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

Meditation Monday: Test Me and Know My Anxious Thoughts 

"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 

Meditation Monday: Great Treasure 

“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 

Meditation Monday: pure as Gold

“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

Set Ablaze 

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 

Meditation Monday: The Resurrection and the Life

“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