The LORD himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.” Deuteronomy 31:8 After twenty-seven-and-a-half years of marriage, my husband knows just what to say. When asked the most consequential question that wives have been asking their unsuspecting husbands … Continue reading One Step Ahead Of You
While we are here on earth, we sigh because we want to live in that heavenly home. 2 Corinthians 5:2 CEV (I am reposting this from last year because today marks the One Year Anniversary of Jasonte Medsker’s passing from this life to the next. We commemorate his beautiful, purposeful, life-giving journey. Our prayers go up … Continue reading Big Big Yard (Again)
Do not offer any part of yourself to sin as an instrument of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life; and offer every part of yourself to him as an instrument of righteousness. Romans 6:13 NIV If you have spent even just five minutes with … Continue reading The Prayer From Assisi?
For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts. Isaiah 55:9 KJV Today, I saw a quote by John Piper that made me smile. In just one sentence he put everything and everyone in their place. Sometimes we forget that the … Continue reading Ten Thousand Things
You are the God of miracles and wonders! You still demonstrate your awesome power. Psalm 77:14 TLB In just over a week, my life will change forever. My son will graduate from High School. Unlike most parents, this has not been something to which I have looked forward with excitement. Graduations have always been difficult for … Continue reading Commencement Of Miracles
In the day when I called, You answered me; and You strengthened me with strength in my inner self. Psalm 138: 3 AMP This past Sunday, my husband and I decided to switch things up a bit. We ordinarily attend our church’s “contemporary” service which meets later and has more contemporary worship. We decided to … Continue reading For The Living Of These Days
He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed. 1Peter 2:24 ESV (Today’s post is an excerpt taken from the sixth post in Desiring God’s 2014 Holy Week series “The Final Days of Jesus,” inspired by … Continue reading The Greatest Friday
Then Samuel took a stone, and set it between Mizpeh and Shen, and called the name of it Ebenezer, saying, Hitherto hath the Lord helped us. 1 Samuel 7:12 KJV Have you ever felt that everything was against you? That you just couldn’t catch a break? I hate it when the enemy convinces us with that old familiar … Continue reading Hitherto
Now glory be to God, who by his mighty power at work within us is able to do far more than we would ever dare to ask or even dream of—infinitely beyond our highest prayers, desires, thoughts, or hopes. TLB I was sipping my hot chocolate and looked up to see the apricot blossoms my … Continue reading Buds, Blossoms AND Fruit!
You crown the year with a bountiful harvest; even the hard pathways overflow with abundance. Psalm 65:11 NLT I am a Bounty Hunter. Well, I am learning to be a Bounty Hunter. Not the kind like Dog, the Reality TV celebrity and not the kind that looks for quicker-picker-upper paper towels. Of course, by “bounty” I mean boun·ty /boun(t)ē/. noun: … Continue reading Bounty Hunters