“And we rejoice in the HOPE of the glory of God.” Romans 5:2 NIV (emphasis mine)     Are you Hurting?   “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” Psalm 147:3     Are the Obstacles too many?   “The Lord is a refuge to the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.” […]

Going Around What Hurts

“Therefore lift your drooping hands and strengthen your weak knees, and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be put out of joint but rather be healed.” – Hebrews 12:12-13 ESV I spend a lot of time going around what hurts me.   I move and evade, and go […]

He Left a Calling Card

“Never will I leave you; Never will I forsake you.”  Hebrews 13:5 NIV     A long, long time ago—what seems like an eternity now–I had a small little business card placed in front of me. On that card was today’s key verse, boldly printed against a beautiful picture. It grabbed my attention, so I grabbed […]

He Chooses to Pursue

“Surely your goodness and unfailing love will pursue me all the days of my life.” – Psalm 23:6 NLT Our kids loved to play chase when they were small.   “Catch me, Daddy!” they squealed as they pulled on my husband’s hand.   “Catch me if you can!”   And off they’d go. Two sets […]

It’s All In The Meaning

“When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer.” Psalm 94:19 NIV     My friend and I had a good laugh the other day.   The topic? How our brain is constantly holding conversations with itself.   For me, it’s a committee meeting going on in there, ALWAYS!    A […]