Unsettling news had reached my ears and was now affecting my sleep. Tossing and turning on my mattress, my mind found it hard to rest so my body could follow suit. Continue reading “Hemmed In”
I remember a pastor saying that every seat in a church holds someone who is suffering. In one way or another, each of us is going through something today. How do we get through it? How do we stay encouraged? How do we not feel overwhelmed and desperate? Continue reading “Give Them Truth”
The needs and burdens of someone I love have been on my heart and in my thoughts. I’ve told this dear one that I’m praying for them and thinking of them as a way to encourage their overwhelmed heart. But you know what? As much as I love this dear one, I have failed.
Continue reading “God is Thinking About You!”
Years (and years) ago when I went away to college, I’ll never forget coming home for Christmas break after my first semester. We lived out in the country on five acres and I can remember the warmth that pervaded our home even from the driveway as I approached the house. When I stepped inside, the fire was burning, music was playing, the lights were lit and low, my mom had the best foods prepared, and best of all, my Continue reading “Cozy Christmas 2018 Invitation”
This is just a screenshot of my favorite verse. A friend sent this to me, knowing it is my verse. Do you ever hear somebody reading a verse that is special to you, and you think to yourself,
“Wait!! That’s my verse!”
That is the way I feel when I hear someone quote or read Psalm 73:25 and 26. God gave me this verse the morning of our daughter, Ashley’s funeral, so many years ago . I learned that day that God is my portion; He is enough for me, even in the hardest times.
When I want to comfort someone else who is going through a trial, I share this verse because I know what a comfort it was to my own heart. I remind them that just as we portion out a piece of pie that is suitable for each person at our table, in a much greater sense, God gives to us the amount of grace that we need for that moment.
It is always enough.
He is always enough.
He will strengthen the very core of who you are when you turn to Him.
If you or someone you know is going through a difficult time, feel free to share my verse, or claim it as your own. 😊