Unnecessary Weight

‘Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses [who by faith have testified to the truth of God’s absolute faithfulness], stripping off every unnecessary weight and the sin which so easily and cleverly entangles us, let us run with endurance and active persistence the race that is set before us, [looking […]

God Is My Happy Place #54

The next writing prompt in “God Is My Happy Place” is “It’s easy to look at ourselves and see ourselves as what we are now. God looks at us and sees what we can become.” I think the best illustration of this is when Jesus called His disciples/apostles. When He saw at them, He saw […]

God Is My Happy Place #53

The next writing prompt in “God Is My Happy Place” is “Some people love being alone. Others thrive on being with people. How does spending quiet time on your own make you feel?” I’m not really ever alone. God is with me. I can talk to Him and make Him apart of whatever I’m doing. […]

Graves Into Gardens

This song is one of my new favorites. It is such a powerful song. Every word of it speaks to me and my life. God is so good! I will leave the lyrics and video to speak to you as they do. (I own no rights to the song/lyrics/video) Graves Into Gardensby Elevation Worship I […]

Be Careful How You Listen

In my last post, I talked about needing and wanting to hear everything that God has to say to me. In this post I want to discuss really hearing what He is saying. ‘So be careful how you listen; for whoever has [a teachable heart], to him more [understanding] will be given; and whoever does […]

God Is My Happy Place #52

The next writing prompt in “God Is My Happy Place” is “We all need encouragement. What are the words you most need to hear?” I need God’s words the most right now. Whatever He has to say, I need and want to hear it. Even if it is hard to hear at times. Though He […]

The Anything Is Penable Challenge #6/My Entry

#anythingisPenable This is a writing prompt from a blog I follow, Penable. I thought it would be fun to do. This writing challenge is open to anyone. If you are interested, you can go here for the details. The topic is Tropical Beaches. I hope you enjoy my poem about what it feels like when […]

My Father Defines Me

One of my current favorite songs is The Father’s House by Cory Asbury. My favorite part of the song is the line: “And failure won’t define me‘Cause that’s what my Father does” Of course this is referring to our Heavenly Father. He is the one who created me. Our pastor even talked about this on […]

God Is My Happy Place #51

The next writing prompt in “God Is My Happy Place” is “Priorities help you manage your time well. What are your top five priorities?” My priorities are: God is my number one priority. He comes first in everything I do. Does that mean that I’m perfect at keeping Him first? No, it doesn’t. I have […]

God Is My Happy Place #50

The next writing prompt in “God Is My Happy Place” is “Write down three obstacles you are facing and then list how you can make them opportunities instead.” As I started to write out a list, because I like lists, I started to realize one thing. I am my own biggest obstacle. If I would […]