Meditation Monday: Proclaim in His name

"and He said to them, "Thus it is written, that the Christ would suffer and rise again from the dead the third day, and that repentance for forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in His name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem." Luke 24:46-47 (NASB) Heavenly Father, thank you for the precious gift of … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Proclaim in His name

Meditation Monday: Exposed

(Repost from previous blog post, a refreshing reminder) “Nothing in all creation is hidden from God. Everything is naked and exposed before his eyes, and he is the one to whom we are accountable.” (‭‭Hebrews‬ ‭4:13‬ ‭NLT‬‬) Heavenly Father, you are our omnipotent, omnipresent, and glorious God. You see it all--the good, the bad and … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Exposed

Meditation Monday: Raise Holy Hands

“Since prayer is at the bottom of all this, what I want mostly is for men to pray—not shaking angry fists at enemies but raising holy hands to God. And I want women to get in there with the men in humility before God, not primping before a mirror or chasing the latest fashions but … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Raise Holy Hands

Meditation Monday: Comfort Others

“He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us.” 2 Corinthians‬ ‭1:4‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Heavenly Father, thank you for your unfailing love and comfort. Thank you for wrapping your arms around me in times … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Comfort Others

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: Suffering Produces Perserverence

"Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope." Romans 5:3-4 Heavenly Father, although it's hard in the midst of suffering, I look back and thank you for all that I have endured. Thank You for using the trials I've faced to produce … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Suffering Produces Perserverence

Meditation Monday: The Lord Will Be Your Everlasting Light

“The sun will no more be your light by day, nor will the brightness of the moon shine on you, for the Lord will be your everlasting light, and your God will be your glory.” ‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭60:19‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Heavenly Father, You are the light of the world. Your light cuts through the darkness that engulfs … Continue reading Meditation Monday: The Lord Will Be Your Everlasting Light

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

New Year Prayer (2019)

"You crown the year with your goodness, and your paths drip with abundance." Psalms 65:11 Heavenly Father, thank you for the blessing of a new fresh year. I look ahead in hope and anticipation because I know the God who goes before me.  I look back in adoration as I see the path I walked, … Continue reading New Year Prayer (2019)

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