Strengthening Words for the Shaken

For anyone out there feeling shook or weary from all that is happening in the world right now, I want to encourage you with these reminders: There is no one or nothing more powerful than the Creator of the universe.He does not overlook anything that concerns you.He is full of compassion for all who areContinue reading “Strengthening Words for the Shaken”

♥️ A 2021 PRAYER FOR YOU ♥️

My prayer for every person in 2021 and beyond: May you feel overtaken by the love and presence of Jesus. You never have to face any circumstances or live a second alone or unloved. May you put your hand in His, and your trust in Him, and receive His wisdom and peace that passes allContinue reading “♥️ A 2021 PRAYER FOR YOU ♥️”

Need Some Encouragement This Thanksgiving?

For anyone out there feeling at all disconnected and heavy hearted as the winter holidays officially begin today, I am praying for you to feel the arms of God around you. He is always there to listen to your cares, concerns, and confessions with compassion and the power to move forward in faith and inContinue reading “Need Some Encouragement This Thanksgiving?”

Are You Facing More Than You Can Handle?

Feeling pushed beyond your limit may seem like a crisis, but it is really a place blessed with opportunity. You have two choices before you: retreat into doubt and fear, or surrender to God, listening for His heart and His wisdom, as He leads you forward. Challenging winds may be too much for you toContinue reading “Are You Facing More Than You Can Handle?”

Feeling Broken?

Thirty years ago today, I had recently graduated from college, was engaged to be married to the love of my life, and was just days into my job as a counselor at an agency where I had interned. I was just beginning to live out my dream of professionally helping hurting people get on theirContinue reading “Feeling Broken?”

You Can Bring Power!

When I see and feel heightened tension and pain in the world, I will not give up hope for change and healing. I will take notice of the beauty that is still happening even amid all the violence and conflict:  People of all color reaching out, respecting, and protecting one another.  People of all colorContinue reading “You Can Bring Power!”

Racial Healing With Small Acts of Kindness

My heart has been aching and I have been praying for what I could do to be an agent of healing and ease the pain of the black community. It occurred to me that I could start right where I live. I decided to go and deliver flowers to the black people in my neighborhood.Continue reading “Racial Healing With Small Acts of Kindness”

An Invitation To Receive Love And Power

A couple of days ago, I was reading the tenth chapter of Mark in the Amplified Bible Version and was especially moved by verses 10:13-16. People were bringing children to Him so that He would touch and bless them, but the disciples reprimanded them and discouraged them [from coming]. But when Jesus saw this, HeContinue reading “An Invitation To Receive Love And Power”

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