"Deny yourself. Take up your cross. Follow me." - Jesus Another translation says, "Then Jesus said to his disciples, 'If any of you wants to be my follower, you must give up your own way, take up your cross, and follow me.'" I like that too. Must give up our own way. So, friend, what… Continue reading Letting Go: Living For Christ
"He said, 'Come.' So Peter got out of the boat and walked on the water and came to Jesus. But when he saw the wind, he was afraid, and beginning to sink he cried out, 'Lord, save me.' Jesus immediately reached out his hand and took hold of him, saying to him, 'O you of… Continue reading Step Out In Faith
A few Sundays ago as I sat in church service, the pastor was preaching about purpose and he just so happened to mention Esther among a few other names from the Bible as references to the lesson. So, me, being the eternal student that I am recently decided to re-read her story, and, y'all, what… Continue reading Esther: “And If I Perish, I Perish”
"Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest." Matthew 11:28 So it's been happening again... Your daily activities and hobbies are seeming less and less interesting. Those important emails and familiar texts are now being ignored. Your phone calls are being sent straight to voicemail. Your dishes… Continue reading When Depression Comes Knocking…
I believe that I shall look upon the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living! Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord! Psalm 27:13-14 So, it's been awhile now since you've prayed that prayer to God. Your situation still looks the same (if… Continue reading Journey To The Promise: When You Grow Tired
"Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence? If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my bed in the depths, you are there. If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea, even there your hand will guide me, your right hand will hold… Continue reading Come As You Are. No, Really.
Focus Verse: "For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?" Mark 8:36 I must admit, you all are awesome. The past two weeks have been insane on my Facebook, Instagram, messages, and even on my blog. The love and support has been out of… Continue reading Owning Your Truths.
"Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her!” Luke 1:45 This is your season to be planted, to flourish, and, most importantly, to grow. "Big or small, your dreams are worth pursuing." You may have been struggling with a dream or a goal of yours as of late. It… Continue reading You’re Going To Do Great Things
What is your reality? Think about this question for a moment. Truly examine where you are in your life and your current circumstances. How is it? How is your life coming along? Get real with yourself. No one is going to know. Have you been asking God for a healing? Have people been giving you… Continue reading What Is Your Reality?