Before my alarm even went off I was tossing and turning, a bit restless and still feeling very sleepy. Instead of finding peace before getting out of bed with a prayer I got up, walked to the coffee pot to start the brew - I stood there watching the coffee trickle in wishing it would … Continue reading Character Vs. Comfort
Some days it feels like I have a million ideas, a million passions and a million things calling for my attention and I'd actually like to go in the opposite direction of all of those things. Today is one of those days, I'd much rather be doing anything else than what I'm supposed to do. … Continue reading Life Giving Relationship
1,000 is the number of tears I cried yesterday on my way to be baptized, and not because I was that excited... No, I was terrified and my mind was being filled with thoughts of how unworthy I was to be baptized I was going through an onslaught of doubt and insecurities that made me … Continue reading How to Write YOUR Testimony
Ever thought of comparison as jealousy? It sure does sound better to say that we were trapped in a comparison situation than to admit that we are jealous of someone's body, job, family, life... Proverbs 27:4 - warns us of the destruction that jealous can bring us destruction "Wrath is cruel and displeasure overwhelming, but … Continue reading No Limit – Who You are and How far You Were Meant to Fly!
Reading through Romans today The Spirit pointed out to me that we often eat and drink and judge ourselves for every bite. For many of us, food and drink is a place of shame and pain not a place of peace and joy. • • When we walk with the Spirit we count all things … Continue reading Don’t Destroy the Work of YAHWEH for the sake of food
Did you know that constantly eating based on a specific diet is keeping you trapped and allowing a stronghold for the enemy in your life? Chronic dieting teaches the body to retain fat, slows the rate of weight loss, decreases metabolism, increases cravings/binges and increases your risk or premature death - for the hunt of … Continue reading The Enemy at work on the Scale
"I am who you say I am..." These words are lyrics by Hillsong Worship. I can't make it through this song without crying. Mostly, because I'm in awe of who God says I am, but also because I can't recall a time in my life that I let God define me and not this world. … Continue reading Who Told you That?
The way we talk to ourselves and allow others to talk to us determines our mindset. I'm reading "Principal of the Path" by Andy Stanely and he states that it's our direction, not our intention, that determines our destination. The way we talk to ourselves sets our direction - we might intend to live life … Continue reading Self-Talk Determines Mindset
March 3, 2019, is the saddest day of my life, so far. My dad, age 58, passed away after being blindsided by pancreatic cancer. 30 days is all it took to turn our world upside down. I had wondered what would happen to my faith if I was hit with something that hurt so badly, … Continue reading Praying through the Pieces
Cool story share!!! The other day during my bible study and quiet time with the LORD, he said "let's go for a run" so I agreed, put my headphones in and started to run on my treadmill. 30 seconds in my treadmill shut off. Frustrated, I got on my bike but I still felt the … Continue reading Checking in or Checking off