A message of hope for moms, for those who still wait to be moms, and for the many dear women who nurture and lead... Today's a special day to honor and celebrate moms everywhere. Yet sometimes this day reminds us of other thoughts too, hard struggles, grief, longing, and loss. It carries more than just joy-filled thoughts. If you find yourself somewhere there today, still wrestling … [Read more...] about A Prayer of Blessing and Hope for Mother’s Day: 7 Verses for Moms
Such incredible, miraculous, life-changing words. “He is not here; he has risen, just as he said…” Matthew 28:6 His power could not be contained in a grave. His love could not be conquered by death. His truth could never be buried and forgotten. Jesus Christ rose again, He is Victorious! And He makes all things new. The very purpose of this Easter weekend reminds us, that no matter … [Read more...] about A Prayer for Easter: He Is Risen!
I’m so thankful for this truth: God promises to bring good from the storms of devastation in our lives. He reminds us in His word that there is great gain when we face painful times, as difficult as it may be. And yet I’m ever so aware of this as well, it’s never easy to live through. Necessary? Yes, if we ever long to grow. But easy? No, not ever. No one wishes for hard times in … [Read more...] about 7 Promises to Remind Us: God Will Bring Good from the Storms in Our Lives
Thoughts hounded. Memories flashed. Things from the past held on too tightly. Mistakes often linger…in our minds…in our hearts. Events from yesterday shift into our present day, never allowing us the freedom to fully move forward. Living under the weight of the “should have’s” is a heavy burden to carry. And sometimes the hardest person to forgive, is the one staring back at us in the mirror. … [Read more...] about I’m Breaking Up with My Past: 11 Verses for Living Free
Don’t let the enemy steal your joy today. He’ll try you know. Because it’s a week about love and he hates that. He despises everything about real love, because real love starts with God. He's a liar and a deceiver. He loves to incite evil and hate. He'll try to trap us with counterfeit love. Because he wants nothing more than to keep us pursuing things swaddled up in lies, farther and … [Read more...] about 41 Verses of Love: From God’s Heart to Us
Often in times of greatest need, we may find ourselves giving way to the stress and strain by battling one another, and forgetting who the real enemy is. Harsh words spoken, friendships broken; we choose sides and draw lines. Feelings get hurt. Betrayal runs deep. It gets harder to forgive and keep moving forward. And sometimes we get stuck, right there in the muddy mess of it all. Yet it’s in … [Read more...] about A Prayer for Unity in Our Nation: 10 Verses for Standing Strong Together