Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. -Hebrews 12:1 Have you ever run a race? Have you ever won a medal or trophy for … Continue reading Life Is Like A Race
We take a Breath Day today. A day to breathe in a Powerful Promise from His Word. A day to breathe out a Prayerful Praise to our Heavenly Father. Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you. 1 Peter 5:7 What matters to you matters to God. You might think … Continue reading Breath Day
I was born in Fairbanks, Alaska while my dad was in the Air Force, but I'm a southerner through & through. I grew up in Alabama, moving throughout Jefferson and Tuscaloosa counties somewhat frequently. I always joked that my parents never got out of the habit of moving every few years. The house I consider … Continue reading Introducing This Semester’s Writers – Lacey Marchant
As young children my little sister and I went to a very small southern Baptist church with our parents. My family attended church almost every day of the week and twice on Sunday. Our church hosted Revivals and Lock-Ins. The Revivals were always a big event, offering a variety preachers from across the United States. … Continue reading Introducing This Semester’s Writers – Tracey McDonald
My name is Javier Dominic Arriaga. Or, at least that was what it was supposed to be until the day I was born. Shockingly, I came out a girl and got the beautiful name of Arrianna Jozelle Arriaga. Which translates to, "o holy one," something I didn't appreciate for many years to come. I was … Continue reading Introducing – Arrianna Arriaga
I’m an original member. I’ve had the pleasure to write for Breath on Paper since it started almost two years ago. Many women have come and gone throughout the semester and I’ve been blessed to know each one as a family. Each woman brings a different aspect of their spiritual journey with them. We … Continue reading Introducing This Semester’s Writers – Tonya Masoner
There is something about sacrifice that make a gift more precious. Hand carved wood, a precious antique saved through generations, lovingly tended to give to you. The expensive item you had in mind and never thought you would get. A sacrifice in love means so much more. David, the man after God’s heart, knew this: … Continue reading Desert Rose
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???
I prayed but God didn't help. ~~~ Psalm 145: 18-19 says, "The Lord is near to all you call on him in truth. He fulfills the desires of those who fear him: he also hears their cry and saves them." Church of the Highlands was founded on the principle of seeking God first. Every January … Continue reading Are You There God?