I feel like sometimes I forget in the midst of the whirlwind the power we have in the secret place. We are told that when we pray, go to our room and shut the door to talk to our Father who hears us in secret but rewards us openly (Mat. 6:6). As Believers in […]
My Heart's Pondering
I ponder… a lot. I wonder about God, people, crazy things that happen in our world, and the promises of God. Blogs in this category will offer you a peek into the crazy brain of someone who chases metaphoric butterflies for fun.
I am a big “how” person. I am all about theory and understanding the “why” but can get super annoyed if I can’t figure out “how “ to apply it. I guess that is part of being a teacher. So, “just worship.” (That is my word for the year.) It sounds so mystical and righteous […]
“Just Worship” that is my word for 2020. Unanswered prayer? – Just worship. Another dawn with an unopened box of promise? – Just worship. “What if’s” that takes away my breath? – Just worship. Pain that steals sleep? – Just worship. Worship is not a song, not a dance, not something to do. It is […]
We all have a story. Anyone who knows me, knows my story, knows that beneath my white skin I have suffered prejudices, rejection, being misunderstood and dismissed and knows that my brokenness has created an incredible love for Jesus in my heart. Because of my story of brokenness, I have learned to be”‘poor in spirit” […]
Isn’t it odd that we celebrate pearls as objects of beauty yet they started their journey in a place of pain in the soft flesh of that oyster? Imagine Ollie, the oyster, doing what oysters do, living their aquatic life, sucking the good out of the water passing over their gills, when some foreign object […]
When Jesus got to Bethany that day, he wept. I have heard so many stories through the years of why he wept. That God wept because they didn’t believe in Him. That he wept because they didn’t understand what he could do for Lazarus now. Or did the man Jesus weep because he felt the […]