The joy of the Lord is my strength! For so long, I never fully comprehended what ‘the joy of the Lord is my strength‘ meant. For a while, I understood it to mean that if I know Jesus, I will … Continue reading Minute Devotions: The joy of the Lord!
“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” Isaiah … Continue reading He will do a new thing.
“The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.” Zephaniah 3:17 If there is one verse in … Continue reading Minute Devotions: He sings over you.
This morning as I sat with my coffee, I was listening to some worship and the song ‘It is Well‘ came on. It’s a song that I love. As I sat and listened to the lyrics, I asked myself, “is … Continue reading Minute Devotions: It is well.
What disappointment has gripped your heart this year? It’s New Year’s Eve and as I sit and reflect on the year, I find myself thinking about the disappointments of this year. While we have all been impacted by the goings … Continue reading New Year’s Reflections
Our memory is an interesting thing. It can retain so much, yet it can so easily forget, or block, so much. I don’t know about you, but in times of stress or heartache, my mind tends to hold onto the … Continue reading Remember.
Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him – Psalm 34:8 Have you ever come across a meal or a drink that looked a bit sketchy and you were uncertain whether you wanted to try it, but then when you did, you’re surprised by how good it tastes. This is how I see this verse sometimes. Things happen or life throws you a curve-ball and you look at God and surrendering everything to Him can seem uncertain and a bit sketchy. I find myself wondering what would happen if I let … Continue reading Taste and See
What does love look like to you? I’ve been thinking about love recently. Not the romantic kind of love, but the love that we extend to others and that others extend to us. The daily love and grace that we … Continue reading The love of the Father
There are a lot of hurting people around. The last few weeks, as I’ve looked around, I have seen so much hurt and pain. I see my own hurt and pain. I see the pain of those around me. I … Continue reading Hurt and hope
If there is one thing that waiting has taught me about myself, it’s that I can get easily distracted. At times my mind is like that of a little puppy; a thought pops into my head and instantly, I’m chasing … Continue reading Comparison is the thief of joy