...Get ready to cross the Jordan….I shall be with you; I shall not fail you or forsake you. Be strong, be resolute….be very strong and resolute….This is my command: be strong, be resolute; do not be fearful or discouraged, for wherever you go the Lord your God is with you.” Joshua 1:2-9. God is great. … Continue reading Crossing the Jordan
This year I ended 21 Days of Prayer on the Gulf Coast looking at the tide roll (no pun intended) into the shore. This season of prayer was a little different for me, because I had been so busy with my husband's mayoral campaign. I had a great time going around to different neighborhoods and … Continue reading Immersed
Delight yourself in the Lord; And He will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord, Trust also in Him, and He will do it. Psalm 37:4-5 It was Day 3 of the 21 days. The first of only two mornings I sat in the live service. The pastor spoke about the … Continue reading Expect. Trust. Commit.
I have a leather journal, handmade with leather string looping over the raw edges to bind it into book form. A precious friend gave it to me a few years ago as I was walking through healing from chemo. I have designated it for 21 Days of Prayer; keeping my notes, prayer lists and written … Continue reading My Prayer Journal
Today we take time to reflect on a precious verse and a beautiful song. We call it Word & Worship. OUR WORD for TODAY: God is still good and we need to trust Him, even if we don't understand our circumstances. “Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding.” Proverbs 3:5 NLT … Continue reading Word & Worship – Even If You Don’t
I see you, sweet girl, with your planner open on your messy desk—the desk that looks messy to an outsider but is actually organized chaos. You have each day so carefully planned down to the minute with color-coded categories to separate personal events from work activities. You take so much care to pen a To-Do … Continue reading Losing Control and Learning to Trust – Alyson Robbins
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new. ~ 2 Corinthians 5:17 The annual midsummer emergence of the "dog-day cicadas" always thrusts me into a moment of remembrance. As a child, I resented their song, boldly heralding the painful transition from flashlight … Continue reading Cicada Song – Dana Herr