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Enough

  There was once a little girl who wanted to be good enough. Everything she did, she tried her best. Her hope was to hear her father say that he was proud of her. She tried very hard to please him. She was the fastest runner and she delighted in hearing him say that. She tried to be […]

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Reminders of Hope

The orphans have a Father – Psalm 68:5  The widow has a husband – Isaiah 61:10  The sick are healed – Psalms 103:2-3  The oppressed are now free – Galatians 5:1  The hungry have bread – John 6:33-35  The thirsty have water – John 4:13-14  The mourner has comfort – Matthew 5:4  The blind now […]

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Breaking You

Are your relationships the same old story? You know, same story but different face? You enter into a new relationship, expecting different results, only to find “you have been here before“? You have high hopes, but after the bells and whistles have gone your hope falls to the ground to be trampled on. You begin […]

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Elephant in the Livingroom

A man was walking the grounds of a circus, observing the animals. As he approached the elephants he was confused by the fact that these huge creatures were being held by a single rope tied to their leg. Obviously the elephants could break the rope and walk away, but oddly, they did not. He motioned […]

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The Promise

John 10:10 warns us that the thief comes to steal, kill and to destroy.  Jesus says He has come so we may have life and have it more abundantly. We must keep watch, because the enemy of our soul wants to do more than wound us, he wants to annihilate us. He is after the seed! You […]

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Dirty Mirrors

Hand a little girl a mirror after telling her how beautiful she is and she will see a princess peering at her through her own reflection. Years later, hand her a mirror and she may see something entirely different. What she sees in the present moment is a reflection of her past. Our mental ability […]

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Is it a Loss or Growth?

One of my favorite stories in the Bible is about the Shunammite woman in 2 Kings 4. I think of her story often, especially when I am faced with change. Each time I read her story God shows me something new. His word is like that. His word is alive and will meet you at […]

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Conversation With My Friend

“I’m tired.” She said, tears welling up in her eyes, as she took another sip of her coffee. We sat at the table in silence; she staring into her coffee and me looking at her. I didn’t know what to say to her. I prayed for God to give me words of comfort for her, […]

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