I will shout for joy and sing your praises, for you have ransomed me. ~Psalm 71:23 I remember jumping up and down to the words “I’ve got the joy, joy, joy, joy, joy down in my heart/down in my heart to stay” as a small child in Sunday school. I sang and jumped because that … Continue reading Joy is Everywhere
"When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy." Matthew 2:10 In preparation to write about joy this week, I did a simple search for “joy complete” and found several scripture references that touched my heart. You see, of all the fruit of the spirit, I find that joy is the one I have … Continue reading Follow the Star
Today we are taking a Grace Day. Take today to pray, rest in the presence of The Lord and enjoy Grace. Think on this verse today. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power … Continue reading Grace Day
I’ve learned much from these women that we’ve written about each week, but what I’ve learned from them as a whole happens to be verbatim what my fellow writers have already shared this week. However, it occurred to me that what I’ve learned from the women of the early church, I’ve also learned at the same … Continue reading Iron Sharpens Iron
We’ve spent several months now writing about the women of the New Testament, and I have learned more than I ever though I would about some obscure corners of the book of Acts. The most significant thing I have learned this semester, though, has been about the writing itself, the process, the act, and myself, … Continue reading Desires of the Heart
As women we are all different. We all have our strengths and we all have are weaknesses. No one is going to experience life just as I have. I have something to share with the world and so does everyone else. I guess when it comes down to it that is what I took from … Continue reading Am I Calling Out The Good In People?
Today is Grace Day at Breath on Paper. Take the day to think of the sufficient Grace that God gives us in our weakness... In our weakness, He is strong. Rest in the presence of The Lord and enjoy Grace today.
In our social media world we often see our friends posts and find ourselves feeling inadequate. We are left hurting with feelings of insecurity and loneliness. So what do we do? The quick fix is to throw up a selfie, posted with filters that make us look Ah-mazing! Next all our friends begin clicking the ‘like’ button and … Continue reading #Selfie
All in the Lord are saints but not all are saintly. What is the difference? It is the miracle of salvation that makes us Saints. Salvation puts us in the "family of Christ". We each have a choice of what to do from there. To be saintly or not? That is the question! Phoebe was a saintly … Continue reading Saintly Saint