Day 17: Let’s Get Started

John 14:26 “But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, He shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.  Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither […]

Day 16: Time to Taste and See

Free samples.  What is it about complementary portions in a Costco, Farm Boy, or even in a Lindt store that draw so much attention?  I guess we just like to taste things without having to buy them. Maybe we want to know how good it is before spending our money?  Or maybe it is just […]

Day 15: Center Stage

Matthew 6:33 Have you ever performed on a stage before where there was a spotlight? The purpose of a spotlight is to illuminate whatever the crowd’s eyes should be focused on. That person or thing in the spotlight becomes the center focus for all in the room. How often do we live our lives on […]

Day 14: You Say…Do I believe

Lauren Daigle’s chart soaring song “You say” has me thinking do you and I believe who God says we are? Is our identity truly anchored in who Christ says I am or is it the sum by every high and every low? Do we accept and welcome one another for who He says we […]

Day 13: Good Things

Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal comfort and a wonderful hope, comfort you and strengthen you in every good thing you do and say. — 2 Thess. 2:16-17 God wants to give us GOOD THINGS. Things like comfort and hope […]

Day 12: Rise Up

Song of Solomon 2:10 “Arise, my darling, my beautiful one, and come with me.” It was finally Spring and I was breathing in new life! The smell of the rain hitting the soil, the warmth of the air, and the hope in my heart. I would soon be warm again! I took a deep, lung […]

Day 11: Acknowledge Him

“Let us acknowledge the LORD, let us press on to acknowledge him. As surely as the sun rises, he will appear; he will come to us like the winter rains, like the spring rains that water the earth.        Hosea 6:3 NIV Acknowledge – accept or admit the existence or truth of, affirm, […]

Day 10: My Whole Being

Such a deep ask of me, my God, as I am so painfully aware of all the other loves in my heart, my love of family, friends, comfort, yes, even ministry ….. and yet, You ask for my whole heart. I am caught in the tension of my desire for You, my fearsome yearning to […]

Day 9: Be Still

“Be still and know that I am God” – Psalm 46:10 The Lord has been repeatedly speaking this verse to me during the past two years; it comes during a very tumultuous season in my life where there have been many difficulties and challenges outside of my control. This verse is also a part of […]

Day 8: The Enemy Speaks our Language

26 Then Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, and Shebnah and Joah, said to Rabshakeh, “Speak now to your servants in Aramaic, for we understand it; and do not speak with us in Judean in the hearing of the people who are on the wall.”27 But Rabshakeh said to them, “Has my master sent me only […]