Serenity of Surrender

“Let go [of your concerns]! Then you will know that I am God. I rule the nations. I rule the earth.” Psalm 46:5 (GWT) There comes a peace beneath the roaring waves of the ocean of life when we simply let God be who He is, which is essentially who we need Him to be…

A Mending of the Heart

“Don’t let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God, and trust also in Me[Jesus].” John 14:1 For quite a few decades, we’ve learned about and may have experienced, first hand, the consequences of poor heart health. Many technologies, medications, and cardiologists have found very effective ways to mend our physical broken hearts; those that malfunction…

Tears Don’t have to be Feared

“They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.” Psalms 126:5 ERV One thing I love about God is that, though at times, He makes us wait, that is not always the case. He is a right now God! Your cheeks may have trails eroded into them by unending tears, but know you can truly have…

From Shame to Shine

“Those who look to him are radiant, and their faces shall never be ashamed.” Psalm 34:5 ESV One day, I listened to a story about a woman who had a past that Christ had saved her from, which she had kept hidden for many years. Somehow she kept it so well hidden even her husband…

Stretch for Fine Wine

“No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment, for the patch will pull away from the garment, making the tear worse. Neither do people pour new wine into old wineskins. If they do, the skins will burst; the wine will run out and the wineskins will be ruined. No, they pour…

Renovation Innovation

“See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it…” Isaiah 43:19 MSG Through the eyes of God, can you see the potential in you? There are bright possibilities, open views, room for expansion, and high valued materials placed within you! Whether you were originally built to embody corporations…

Despite That, Deliver Your Gift

“…His mother Mary had been promised to Joseph in marriage. But before they were married, Mary realized that she was pregnant by the Holy Spirit.” Matthew 1:18 GWT You have something special you are carrying, a treasure inside planted in you by God.  Your current or past circumstances are not a criteria to be qualified…

Smile Opposite the Urge to Pucker

At some point, you may have heard of Newton’s third law of motion, which states that everything has an equal and opposite reaction. In short, as not to give a physics lesson, whatever pushes you is moved away by an equal and opposite reaction, pushing it in the other direction.  But, also, another example of…

Life by the Light of the Eye

“When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.’” John 8:12 NIV   “The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are healthy, your whole body will be full of…