And immediately the rooster crowed a second time. And Peter remembered how Jesus had said to him, “Before the rooster crows twice, you will deny me three times.” And he broke down and wept. Mark 14:72 (ESV) For some of us, failure has loomed over our lives like a flashing neon sign. Embarrassment…Anger…Fear…Shame…Despair… flash before … Continue reading Failure Isn’t A Destiny
When baby swans get tired from splashing around in the water they will climb up on their mama’s back and she will tuck them all in and cover them with her wings for the glide back to her nest. Swans are the most feathered bird out of all of God’s creation. To understand how feathered, … Continue reading God’s Got You Covered
The peace I give is a gift the world cannot give, so don’t be troubled or afraid. John 14:27 Why are you so afraid? I ask myself this question every time I have to fly on an airplane and fear comes pounding at my heart's door, filling my mind with such panic and anxiety to … Continue reading Why Are You So Afraid?
For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God Ephesians 2:8 Today, family and friends gathered to celebrate the life of my brother Joe. My heart rejoices in knowing he accepted the gift of salvation. Because with that gift he is home with Jesus … Continue reading Gift of Salvation
Have you ever had people come into your life that only offer words that drag you down? They seem to have the market on your every flaw and make it a point to call out your every failure.I know I had enough negative words spoken over me that I lost all confidence to believe I … Continue reading Encouragement Makes All The Difference
Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father's care. Matthew 10:29 I have traveled down the painful road of rejection. Perhaps you have ridden down the same road a time or two or maybe you are there now. It’s emotionally devastating because … Continue reading When You Feel Less Than
"In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you have been grieved by various trials, that the genuineness of your faith, being much more precious than gold that perishes, though it is tested by fire, may be found to praise, honor, and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ." … Continue reading All Things Are Possible