Finding Joy

We are all guilty of a fake smile from time to time and that's normally. It's when you can't fake it anymore, it takes too much effort, you're too tired, that you know you've lost something- Joy. Deep down. The soul reanching feeling that something is missing. Something is dead and you want it back. … Continue reading Finding Joy

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What kind of storm are you going through right now?

We all go through storms. But Jesus reassures us that He is there with us in the storm.

How badly do you want to be like Jesus?

I often find myself wondering what does it mean to be a disciple today?  Jesus had many followers and large crowds that gathered around him.  Jesus even sent out the 70.  But what was it like to be one of the 12 disciples of Jesus. It’s interesting. You see, how Jesus made his disciples. Jesus … Continue reading How badly do you want to be like Jesus?

Do you suppress your feelings?

Some of the wisest and most loving people I know have gone through misery.  They know heartbreak and pain.  They've seen the depths of despair and have dug themselves out of it.  They are people who appreciate life, who truly love everyone, and who are honest with their emotions.  They've gained a deep understanding of … Continue reading Do you suppress your feelings?

Are you resting?

Sometimes I don't realize what a hectic pace I keep until it becomes to hectic and exhausting to keep up with.  It's in those mornings when I decide I'd rather give up on my expectation of the day and just sit in my pjs drinking coffee, letting the dishes pile up, letting go of my … Continue reading Are you resting?

Elijah Obadiah

"For a long time I have kept silent, I have been quiet and held myself back.  But now, like a woman in childbirth, I cry out. I gasp and pant." Isa 42:14 I love how God speaks to us through feminine images.  Only things that a mother could ever fully understand.  God labors for the … Continue reading Elijah Obadiah

Finding JOY

In this season it is easy to get lost in all the boxes, wrapping paper, baking and parties. We can get stuck in the box wrapped all nicely by the Christmas tree. There are so many good things happening and it can feel like the world is pulling you like little children who all want … Continue reading Finding JOY

Fear and Doubt

The word doubt means being uncertain. It’s hard to learn to trust God. We are so used to doing everything for ourselves. We often doubt quickly when we are in tough and trying times. It is in those moments of uncertainty of our life that we should be trusting God like never before. Because God … Continue reading Fear and Doubt

How to deal with feelings?

Peace is being free. Free from the attacks and disturbance of the enemy. The enemy knows where to attack. He wants to steal your peace. He knows what buttons to push to get you upset. The feelings of bitterness, strife, anger, and resentment are all feeling that we have all felt at some point. They … Continue reading How to deal with feelings?

How do I get more faith?

Faith. Sometimes I hate this word. We just throw this word 'faith' around in the Christian world and many times we miss use it or don't even fully understand what 'faith' means. We often say, "you need to have more faith" Or "If only I had more faith."  We try to make it into something … Continue reading How do I get more faith?