Why Today Is Better Than Yesterday

Spring is my new favorite season. I’ve fallen in love with its scents, and sights, and how it tells fresh stories of nature’s renewal. Every day, blossoms get bigger, trees grow taller, and leaves sprout greener, as they seem to speak a singular message… Today is better than yesterday. Today, nature stands sturdier, and fuller, […]

When You Want to Know What God is Gonna Do

“He went out, not knowing where he was going.” – Hebrews 11:8 ESV Some people seem to have this new year’s gig figured out. Their January days appear to ebb and flow in steady, productive rhythms. Plans move forward, dreams bud and bloom, and stuff just plain happens. And then there’s the rest of us […]

Two Things to Remember Right Now

“To the one who delights in the sovereignty of God the clouds not only have a ‘silver lining’ but they are silver all through, the darkness only serving to offset the light!” – A.W. Pink Are you hurting today? Are you tear-stained and heart-sick? Does worry linger in your soul and fear reign in your […]

What God Does With Your Sacrifice

 “The Lord smelled the pleasing aroma and said in his heart …” – Genesis 8:21 NIV I know what you’ve been doing. Day in and day out you do, and work, and serve, while trying to love others as Christ has loved you (John 15:12). And every morning you rise to share what you have […]

When You’re Waiting to Bloom

“Since ancient times no one has heard, no ear has perceived, no eye has seen any god besides You, who acts on behalf of those who wait for Him.” – Isaiah 64:4 NIV It seems we’re always waiting. Waiting for better days or better opportunities. Waiting for tides to turn or time to pass. We […]

Rejecting Grace: 3 Reasons Why We Do It and How To Stop

“We are presumptuous, not when we marvel at his grace, but when we reject it.” – Max Lucado, The Gospel of Second Chances Good morning friends! Are any of you, by chance, a grace rejector? My husband, who has far more tact than I ever will, would cringe at my question. “You can’t ask questions […]

When Bravery is Gone and You Just Want to Hide

When my spirit grows faint within me, it is you who watch over my way. – Psalm 142:3 NIV I didn’t want to get up. It was eleven in the morning. The blinds were closed, the curtains drawn, and I was buried in the folds of my bed. Sunlight snuck in beneath the curtains and played […]

You Are More Than

“We are more than conquerors through him who loved us.” -Romans 8:37 ESV Sometimes we are blind to the beauty hidden inside. Our failures, regrets, and should’ve beens get far too much attention and we lose sight that we are a “more than” creation. The plant looked pathetic. Weeds and dead limbs poked out among […]