Negative words spoken over us too often soak in like ink of a tattoo, permanently saturating our lives. Like the time your ex called you 'psycho' and you were at such a low place that you believed it. Or the time you overheard those girls calling you a 'whore.' Sure you made a mistake once … Continue reading Choose Your Own Tattoo
Today we take time to reflect on a precious verse and a beautiful song. We call it Word & Worship. OUR WORD for TODAY: God's timing is ALWAYS the right timing. “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:9 NIV … Continue reading Word & Worship – While I Wait
Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence? If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my bed in the depths, you are there. ~ Psalm 139:7-8 Standing in the kitchen, I heard the patter of his feet. As I peeked around the … Continue reading Breath Day – July 7, 2018
For God has not given us a spirit of fear (timidity, cowardice) but of power and of love and of self-control (sound mind, discipline, instruction, judgement, sobriety). 2 Timothy 1:7 There was a time in my life when fear ruled me. It permeated every decision, stalled or stopped almost every adventure, and I was powerless … Continue reading Fearless Leading
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?
Yes, even the words to America’s national anthem, “The Star Spangled Banner” remind us that we are blessed to live in the “land of the free.” However, when these words were originally penned by Francis Scott Key in 1814, many slaves were not free. This is still true today. Oh yes, we are free to … Continue reading Living in The Land of The Free
"Would you like to try it again? The judges said they would allow you to." "No," I replied.I was humiliated. Moreover, I was afraid of making a fool of myself again. I had practiced and practiced and practiced my oratory piece for the regional declam competition in high school. I had it downpat, completely memorized. … Continue reading Fraidy Hole