Trust in the Lord with all your heart ... For the life of me, I don’t know why that verse is so difficult for me to grasp. Maybe it’s because I’m German. Not only is the language hard, but so are German heads (so they say). Or maybe it’s because I’m a little bit of … Continue reading Trusting Like Alice
"The work God does within us while we wait, is just as important as whatever it is we're waiting for." Oh. That's when it hit me, there I was so desperate for the "more" that God has for my life, just wallowing in my own self-pity wondering WHEN I was going to have that life God promised, WHEN was he going to make my dreams come true, the dreams HE gave me? I was so mad at God for giving me hope, for showing me a future that He had for me, but not giving it to me.
Today we are taking the day to reflect on a precious verse and a beautiful song. We're calling it Word & Worship OUR WORD for TODAY: But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint. Isaiah 40:31 Wait upon the … Continue reading WORD & WORSHIP – Everlasting God
Today we welcome Lauren Cruise to Guest Writer Week at Breath on Paper. There's something so beautiful about speaking to God as though He's our only friend; being totally abandoned to Him; separating ourselves from the world and being solely devoted to Him. Inviting Him into every area of our lives, every second of the day. … Continue reading Authentic Love
Today we welcome Kelly Jones to Guest Writer Week at Breath on Paper. I have wrestled with insecurity throughout my entire life. This lie that ‘I am not good enough’ or that ‘I am too busy for God to use me’ is a lie that the devil attempts to ensnare me in. I struggled with believing … Continue reading Identity Buried Within Insecurity
Today we welcome Blogger Rachel Gunn to Guest Writer Week at Breath on Paper. When my sweet friend asked me to write a post about my favorite Bible verse, one immediately jumped in my head. Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it. Maybe it … Continue reading and when they are older…
Today we welcome author Felicia Ferguson to Guest Writer Week at Breath on Paper. The first time I heard the story behind the hymn by Horatio G. Spafford I was awestruck. Here was a man who had lost almost everything, and yet as he stood on a ship at the exact place where his daughters had … Continue reading It is Well with My Soul