Hi friends and dear sisters! We’re halfway through ‘The Still Series’. It’s been a real encouragement to hear how it has been a personal confirmation for some of you, to let….
GRACE… Undeserved, unmerited, unearned… Given to the… Unlikely, unlovely, unwanted.. Grace is God’s unparallelled, indescribable gift. Costly, expensive, yet lavished freely and abundantly. It knows no barrier or boundaries. It crosses….
Welcome back to ‘The Still Series’! This week we’re looking closer at [Psalm 46:10] in order to draw nearer to the original text. “Be still, and know that I am God.”….
“Shh…be still”….It’s what I’ve been telling my soul lately and the baby too, as she attempts to kick her way off the changing table. Those two words, are much more….
His Word promises, He will answer, when we call. But what looks like answer to me and what is answer to Him – are very different. I want reason –….
Sometimes it’s those brief, short-lived moments, however temporary and fleeting they may be; which leave memorable impressions, lasting a life-time. Declining all meals and dressed like she was grieving, I decided….
Activities, agendas, checklists, schedules, dates, plans, programs; as women the temptation to stumble into striving is always ‘right’ there – right there in the lie that claims; we have to do it ‘all’ or at least attempt to. It’s easy to get into the cycle of believing; that the more we do, equates with being more important, more successful, more fruitful or even more loved and valued by God.
Some verses emerged straight through the rocky, uneven places of my heart and reminded me: In the fear of the Lord there is strong confidence, and His children will have a place of refuge (Prov.14:26).
It’s true you know. The right fear really does dispel all the wrong ones!
I’m learning that the silence is a gift – the stillness an opportunity.
For it causes me to stop, to pause, to search. Without all the noise and distractions, I’m compelled to dig a bit deeper into holy scripture.
To quietly praise and pray and sit like Mary beside the Word, letting scriptures remind of the only real hope my soul is searching for.
Moving ahead in the calling of God will require leaving the comfortable of the world behind. When God calls you and I to something, to somewhere or to someone – there is also a calling to come away from something, somewhere or someone.
Sometimes it takes breaking the outer man in order to strengthen and make sturdy the inner soul of man. Because just when I think I’m strong, scripture shows me that my own strength is as secure and sure as sifting sand – only His is solid ground.
I Do, may never be spoken again from our lips, but ‘I Do’ is declared each day with our lives.
We’ve heard it said, “it’s the little things” which make a difference, conveying to us – we are loved. It’s not the fancy gifts which reveal my husband’s affection. Instead, it’s how he listens – how he leans close when I’m speaking and locks eyes with mine.