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Sweet Soul Words: “I am consumed by God”

Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe, for our God is a consuming fire. Hebrews 12:28-29 I made a connection yesterday. I thought about how when I am hurting, angry, lonely, discouraged, bored, etc…. I am … Continue reading

Keep on…

Keep on asking and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who seeks, finds. And to everyone who knocks, the door will be opened. Matthew 7:7-8 NLT Many of you know that I love long … Continue reading

30 Days of Deeper (Day 30)

Teach me good judgment (discernment) and knowledge, For I have believed and trusted and relied on Your commandments. Psalm 119:66 AMP As we wrap up our final day of our 30 Days of Deeper, I would be amiss if I did not take note of the overwhelming amount of circumstances, situations and people around me who … Continue reading

30 Days of Deeper (Day 3)

In the Bible study I am currently in, we are studying truth upon truth regarding who we REALLY are in Christ. And I know FOR SURE that the tape that reels in my head is not in alignment with the descriptors I am about to share. Tapes in my mind say things like, “You are … Continue reading

30 Days of Deeper (Day 2)

OK. I have a confession. I really have little clue what Jesus means by telling me that I am salt. There I said it. I feel like I SHOULD KNOW THIS. I mean, this description of us is central to Jesus’ VERY FIRST sermon. Ever. Matthew 5. It is groundwork knowledge for a Christian to … Continue reading

Jojo

Well, we have a puppy. As a little girl, I only remember having one dog.  Brownie. She was old and slow and would greet me every day after school. Come to think of it she wasn’t really my dog. She was Mamaw’s.  Brownie. The fat, brown dog whose favorite past time was lying on the … Continue reading

Insisting On Simplicity This Christmas

One thing have I asked of the Lord, that I will seek, inquire for and [insistently] require: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord [in His Presence] all the days of my life, to behold and gaze upon the beauty [the sweet attractiveness and the delightful loveliness] of the Lord and to … Continue reading

There’s always more Jesus

Admit your faults to one another and pray for each other so that you may be healed.  James 5:16 Do you ever refrain from sharing your struggles with people because you are embarrassed?  Or you keep quiet because you feel as if your struggles are so silly compared to “what other people are facing in … Continue reading

Revive Your Gift

That is why I want you to remember the gift God gave you. God gave you that gift when I laid my hands on you. Now I want you to use that gift and let it grow more and more, like a small flame grows into a fire. 2 Timothy 1:6 ERV Years ago I … Continue reading

The Power of a Peppermint

I pulled up to the stop light at a nearby shopping center, easing my brakes after a quick trip to Target.  Luke was with me, sitting directly behind my seat, perched on his booster and talking about eight-year-old things. This red light tends to attract the homeless community.  It is not a rarity to find … Continue reading