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Be All There

Last week I wrote about waiting, and focused the post on my current wait for a baby.  What I didn’t mention is that, in addition to waiting for a baby, I am also waiting for God to open the doors for me to lay aside my full-time job, so I can start working full-time from…

So I Wait

Anyone who knows me, knows the biggest dream of my heart is to be a mother, so I keep reminding myself that God is using this time of waiting to move mountains before He releases His little angel into our care.  As much as I cling to that hope, and God’s promise to grant the…

A Priceless Treasure

Amidst the lies from Hollywood, television, magazines and social media, we often lose site of this one truth: We are Priceless Treasures, Ransomed by the blood of Jesus. We get caught up trying to please others, in one way or the other, and forget that Jesus is the only One Who was pleased with us…

Journey to Rest (Week 6)

I sat across the table, enjoying lunch with one of my best friends as tears streamed down my cheeks, “I’m struggling and I don’t know what to do.  My attitude sucks and I know it, but I can’t seem to snap out of this funk. I’m miserable.” She lovingly shared some of her own advice…

Journey to Rest (Week 5)

Hebrews 4:11 shows that rest is more than a mere suggestion from God, it’s an act of obedience. Truth be told, in my struggle to “find the time” to rest, all I’m doing is running.  I may not be intentionally running away from God; my intentions may be to do all the running for God.…

Journey to Rest (Week 4)

For many years, I maintained a prayer journal on a daily basis; praying for wisdom, guidance, and for those I loved. I wrote through the good times, and I wrote through the painful times; times where tears soaked the pages of my journal, threatening to erase the words I had written. Truth be told, there’s…

The Gift of Rest is a Sound Mind

Parenting has the tendency to threaten our peace with fear, doesn’t it? There are several ways the enemy can plant seeds of fear into our head, threatening to sink deep into our heart & destroy the peace that Jesus provides. . . . Please join me for the rest of this post, over at Five…

Journey to Rest (Week 3)

On my Journey to Rest, my absolute biggest struggle has been simply letting go. Letting go long enough to REST. The day I read this quote by Corrie ten Boom, the Holy Spirit reminded me of something. The more tightly I hold on to the things that consume my time & energy, the less I…

Journey to Rest ::A Pause::

When I started Bonnie Gray’s book Finding Spiritual Whitespace, I had no clue where my journey would lead me, or what God would speak to my heart.  I did know however, that I wanted to make a blog series out of this book, and share my Journey to Rest with you. My first post told…