Mine sure has. I will be thriving in my walk with God and after one thing or another have seen my steadfastness and commitment fall apart like an unsound tower of Janga blocks. It can be an out of place situation, or someone's careless words, a reminder of things that I cannot control, and crash … Continue reading Has Your Walk Buckled Under Pressure?
Life is exhausting. Sometimes it feels like it requires of you more than you are able to give. I sat in God's presence this morning with an ache in my heart. I couldn't find the words to explain where I was. "I need a friend" I whispered to the Holy Spirit, "I need you." The … Continue reading When You've Given All You've Got
"Now that you are joining the team don't be surprised if the enemy drops unusual family, relational, or health problems in your life. Don't worry. Just prepare. God is greater than anything the enemy attempts." Priscilla Shire writes on an email she received before her experience in the making of the movie War Room. Did … Continue reading Keep Pressing In
As I made my husband's breakfast I could feel the tension surrounding me as I moved about in my routine. Habit took over and I mindlessly finished cooking his meal, grabbed his morning juice, and walked to his car. The serene scene of normal on the outside didn't match the invisible war raging within. It … Continue reading "Don't Fight it, Press in"
The wind blew forcefully as the temperature began to drop. A cascade of leaves danced on the ground away from the trees that once held them. Their joyful twirls on the ground were mesmerizing. I sat there, inside my car with the blinker to turned on, for a few moments more and watched their performance. … Continue reading A Time to Let Go and a Time to Ascribe
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9kbdFCSrFU You've been so, so good to meYou've been so, so good to meOh to think where I would beIf not for YouIf not for You - Rememberance, Hillsong Worship I could barely get the words out as tears fell down my face. I had felt the same emotions as I kissed my son and … Continue reading Weary Momma, Remember
Labels are everywhere, from what we eat, to what month we are b0rn in, to personality profiles, learning styles, class, etc. They can be as simple as choosing a stone on Facebook to know the word that can best describe you. They can also be a stereotype of the race you happen to be. Some … Continue reading Will the Real Me Please Stand Up?
There is just so much I want to share with you. I'm trying to avoid the word "sucks", it's an odd word, let's face it, but that is the most adequate word. This process of selling my house has SUCKED. I don't mean to be dramatic. I didn't know how personal this process would be. … Continue reading Growth Pains, Slow Seasons, and Good Fruit
Desplazarse asia abajo para español. It's been a little over year since I've written about my past as an illegal immigrant. I feel strongly that God is asking me to write this because He cares. I've made the mistake of believing that God has blessed me because he only wants what is best for me … Continue reading A Letter to the Immigrant/ Una Carta a el Inmigrate
God is awesome, just opening the door to knowing him after salvation is such a beautiful time, there are moments with the Lord that just take our breath away. We serve an awesome God, it's just His nature. I'm reaching a point in my walk where I undoubtedly know He is here and that he … Continue reading Knowing God Through His Word