Perhaps 2019 left you feeling as if you were drowning in the depths of disappointment. Maybe it left you feeling doubtful about your significance in the world, or the purpose God has for your life.
To bloom in chaos, you must resist the distractions that create it. To bloom in chaos, you must have the … More
He takes no pleasure in the strength of a horse or in human might. No, the Lord’s delight is … More
All of your experiences, all of your pain, all of your disappointments, all of your victories, everything about you is … More
Why do we insist on making things so difficult for ourselves? It’s like we refuse to believe that “slow and steady [truly does] win the race.” We may say we believe that, but our actions often reveal that we really believe DRASTIC and UNREASONABLE is the only way to win.
Now Faith. Can you see it? Can you feel it? Can you taste it? A faith so bold, so strong, … More
Courage matures in the darkness of uncertainty. Courage is strengthened through faithful prayer, and It is realized through patient consistency
I have yet to meet a person who enjoys waiting. I know I don’t, and we live in a society … More
Seasons of solitude are usually for the purpose of purging and rejuvenation. Isolation can be uncomfortable because we take pleasure in being resolute and sturdy. Wearing our seeming ability to “handle it all” as a badge of honor, we often hold on tight to things that deny us of our essential need for rest and replenishing. It takes boldness to release the unnecessary. But we must because we cannot Become who we were meant to be, while staying the same. We have to choose to release and trust.
I have only recently gained an appreciation for “Wilderness-like” seasons of isolation. Before I saw them as punishment, a “time out” of sorts for not meeting expectations, or for falling short.
However, I am learning that seasons of isolation are really seasons of “PROMOTION PREPARATION.” These are times