reaching for Jesus

Reaching for Jesus

“Now this is the confidence that we have in Him; that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us” (1 John 5:14). When I was 17, my friend’s mother told me to pray to the patron saint of lost items to…

November 27, 2017
Thankful for You

For This I am Thankful

Fall 2015 marks a season in my life that I will never forget. It was a season that once held tragedy, but marks the beginning of me coming to understand the unending love that Christ offers at a much deeper level. I will always…

November 20, 2017
It's time to let go

Let Go

“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. If you try to hang on to your life, you will lose it. But if you…

November 13, 2017
the power of Christ

I’m Surrounded by the Power of Christ

I woke up recently with the dream I was having on my mind. In it, I was getting a tattoo, a tiny cross on my ring finger, above my wedding band. The prevalent thought was how we wear Christ everywhere we go. Later (we’re…

November 6, 2017
Are you ready for a deeper relationship with Jesus?

Are You Ready?

Are you ready? Ready for what? I still have no idea, but that is the question that God was asking me over and over. I kept letting Him know that I was ready, but He kept asking the question. Have you ever noticed that…

October 30, 2017
are you bored while praying

When You’re Bored With Prayer

  I find it hard to do the everyday prayers that are more or less the same. I’ve made up prayer journals, but it’s a list and I find lists boring. I could have written these words myself, but I didn’t. They came from…

October 23, 2017
church hurt

Church Hurt & Overcoming It

Hold on, hold on. She sent me a nasty email. How dare she do that! I have just been wronged.  By a woman in the church. She wasn’t supposed to do that. I was doing a good job. Wasn’t I? That was the beginning…

October 16, 2017
Praying for Answers

Finding My Answers In Jesus

This past summer was rough for me. Not just the normal summer struggles, but I spent a couple weeks in the hospital and the remainder of the summer recuperating. Just when I thought I was as good as new, I over did it and…

October 2, 2017
We are like sheep among wolves, but we don't have to be when we have life with Christ.

Like Sheep Among Wolves

Emptiness. Anger. Hate. Intolerance. Envy. Jealousy. Resentment. Depression. Feelings of Worthlessness. A hurting heart. Everyone has felt these emotions at one time or another. Just look around. I know I’ve had good times, and I’ve had bad times. Some days shine bright, other days…

August 14, 2017