Praise Challenge – “Shout to God with joyful praise”

“Praise” has been a grounding word for me recently. The Lord spoke it over me back in September at a women’s conference. I went to a corner of the room and began praying and crying (that weekend I discovered that when I feel the presence of the Lord, I cry haha). I was praying about [...]

The importance of real healing

Are you willing to wait for the best that’s yet to come? A few months ago I posted about the “dust” in my life. Painful memories and experiences that I was almost healed from. Key word - almost. There were still attacks. But they were small, and nothing compared to how they used to be. [...]

Lover like Israel – April 22, 2013

Part of the reason I love blogging is because the Lord gets to remind me of lessons He taught me years ago, that have now come full circle. I'm about to start reading Hosea with a few friends, and I'm in charge of leading the first two chapters. So I've been studying up. And in [...]

Life through the Spirit

Not going to lie, I have this awesome dream that my husband and I will meet because he boldly gets up on a stage one day, or boldly approaches me, out of obedience to the Lord and a prompting from the Spirit so strong he can't ignore it, and speaks truth into me in such a [...]

Restore the sparkle to my eyes

At some point over the past year, I stopped journaling. I’ve always been super into writing everything down, in specific detail, no matter what, because I wanted to have everything documented. Every situation, every conversation, every emotion that was important to my circumstance at that time. I loved it because when I’d look back on [...]

Grieve

Did you know that scripture says to grieve your sin? James 4:9 declares: Let there be tears for what you have done. Let there be sorrow and deep grief. Let there be sadness instead of laughter, and gloom instead of joy. - NLT Have you grieved your sin lately? I know I used to think [...]

For when you think you’re unworthy.

If you’re doubting whether you’re worthy, just remember that because of Christ’s life, blood, sacrifice, death, and resurrection, you are seen as holy and pure in the Lord’s sight. [Ephesians 1:4] Even before He made the world, God loved us and chose us in Christ to be holy and without fault in His eyes. While [...]