I had hurt my friend. We were supposed to meet for coffee, but I had completely forgotten and left her there waiting and alone. When I called her later that night, still unaware of my mistake, I knew something wasn’t right between us. She was keeping the conversation short and simple. When I asked if […]
“Where your eyes go, there your mind will follow.” Do you agree? Its quite natural when you think about it; you have to open your eyes to see where you’re going and what you’re doing. We use our eyes to focus on the things we want to pay attention to, learn from, think about, and […]
I didn’t want to stop for fuel. I had been running errands for the last hour, working all day and I just wanted to get home. I knew the fuel was low, but surely, I had enough for tomorrow… As I was driving home it made me think, how often in life do we push […]
Guest Post By Theresa Miller I did not grow up with a father who was there for me in the way a little girl needs her daddy. My parents divorced when I was eleven and my mom moved my five sisters and me two thousand miles away. I saw my dad only a couple of […]
The story of the prodigal son, from Luke 15, has been on my heart lately; not because I have a child who has run away, but simply because I have a child who is growing up. I know that sounds so silly, almost insignificant, because that’s what children do — they grow up. In fact, […]
I read an Instagram post today that said, “Do whatever makes you happiest”. My first thought was, well that’s a nice sentiment, but then I thought, actually how sad it really is. Are they implying there are levels of happiness, by saying the “happiest”? Are they saying stay away from all things that may be […]
One quiet, early morning, I was watching the sun rise over the hills and through the trees. Everything around me was glistening as the rays of light danced upon the morning sky. I had taken this time to pray, though my heart was heavy with a burden for my friend.
She had just received some devastating news and was struggling to hold onto hope. It seemed like her world was falling apart, so I asked the Lord, “How do I pray for her, I don’t even know where to start?” Have you ever felt like that before? When we don’t know what to pray, the prayer guide Jesus gave His disciples is perfect for us today.
God knows the details. That fear you are holding onto, that no-one else knows about? He knows. That rejection, loss of hope, desperate need? He knows. He knows the details of our lives and they are important to Him.
Why are we captivated by sunsets and sunrises? Is it because of the beautiful colors they cast throughout the sky? Or, because they are complete in such a short amount of time, we feel the need to stop and capture them? Though our mind is unaware, our soul craves the messages that God has woven into His daily light show. – Read more by my very first guest – Nichole J Suvar
How often are we caught in between seasons? A season of the long wait…when we are not sure of the outcome? Perhaps something has happened and caused us to wilt or wither, perhaps even quite unexpectedly…and perhaps we dont even know how we will survive this.
I have found there is only one thing we can do when we are faced with a long wait…and that is HOPE.
I tried stress – it didnt work.. worry gets you nowhere and fear leads you deeper into the dark…Hope is your only chance to survive.