“Did the devil really steal your joy, or did you tell him he could hold it until God let you have your way?” Derron E. Short I read that statement just four days after a devastating loss. On day 3 of this past 21 Days of Prayer we had a miscarriage. We'd been believing … Continue reading I am Satisfied
I’m not a writer, by any fraction of the definition, so when I was asked to write, I literally laughed out loud. My friend kept encouraging me. The more I wanted to say “no way!” the more I felt God tapping on my heart that He wanted me to write. I didn’t want to…because I … Continue reading Cherished
"May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope." Romans 15:13 What is true joy? If you had asked me years ago to define joy, I would have said it meant extreme happiness.This was my working definition … Continue reading Joy, Joy, Joy, Joy Down in My Heart…
for the joy of the Lord is your strength. Nehemiah 8:10 There are moments in our lives when time seems to stand still. Swinging that tassel across the top of the cap and stepping from the hurts of the past few years into your bright and promising new future. Standing picturesque at the altar in your white gown holding a beautiful … Continue reading Hallmark Moments
I prayed but God didn't help. ~~~ It took us 3 1/2 years to get pregnant. I remember how heartbreaking that was, feeling broken and less of a woman as for 3+ years my belly and arms remained empty. I now know without a doubt that God had a very good reason for not answering our … Continue reading So Where’s God In Our Trials???