“Yet it was our weaknesses he carried; it was our sorrows [my shame] that weighed him down.” Isaiah 53:4a NLT I pulled the lid off a box labeled “memories.” Inside, it spilled over with cards, letters, ticket stubs and journals. As I took them out piece by piece, I wasn’t feeling nostalgic. Fear gripped my… Continue reading He Stood In My Shame
“Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice.” Philippians 4:4 ESV1 The sun rose bright and early on this beautiful Monday morning. But it’s still a Monday, and if you know me at all, you know Monday’s aren’t really my thing. I feel groggy from the activities of the weekend and stare down… Continue reading Can I Be Thankful Today?
(Author’s Note: There are so many great scriptures pertaining to our physical and spiritual health. Many of them have encouraged and convicted me, and I will share a few of them here scattered throughout the text. However, as I was reading Psalm 107 recently, I came to the realization that this is the perfect passage… Continue reading Sick, Healed and Already Complete
“What is causing the quarrels and fights among you? Don’t they come from the evil desires at war within you?” James 4:1 NLT I was hoping for a quick fix. I thought it would be an end to the quarreling. Maybe I even expected to see peacemaking blossom before my very eyes. Surely, the… Continue reading A Quick Fix