Understand Your Season

In every community there are days when the people celebrate. You see, they are united by their shared experiences. Barbara Coloroso said, “There is something profoundly satisfying about sharing a meal. Eating together, breaking bread together, is one of the oldest and most fundamentally unifying of human experiences. Some shared experiences are remembered with joy … Continue reading Understand Your Season

The Joy of Restoration

It’s always difficult to lose something; especially when that item is important. I have lost things and I know how painful it can be especially when there is an emotional attachment. In Ezra chapter 3, the people were in an uncomfortable place. They wanted to rebuild the Temple, but they are apprehensive.  They started off … Continue reading The Joy of Restoration

Purpose for Your Pain

One of the certainties of life is that some day you will find yourself in some sort of trouble. Now, I’m not talking about legal difficulties and court appearances but trouble like the challenges we face in life. These challenges can be your health, your finances or even your family. In those times, we need … Continue reading Purpose for Your Pain

Protection through the Blood

For the Lord will pass through the land to strike down the Egyptians. But when he sees the blood on the top and sides of the doorframe, the Lord will pass over your home. He will not permit his death angel to enter your house and strike you down. Exodus 12:23 NLT As far as … Continue reading Protection through the Blood

Redirect Your Focus!

Every time I think of you, I give thanks to my God.  Whenever I pray, I make my requests for all of you with joy, Philippians 1:3-4 NLT. People love to think about those who bring joy into their lives. Sometimes, these people are not famous or notable but there is something about them that draws … Continue reading Redirect Your Focus!

When God Showed Up

 In each and every province and in each and every city, wherever the king’s command and his decree arrived, the Jews celebrated with gladness and joy, a feast and a holiday. And many among the peoples of the land became Jews, for the fear of the Jews [and their God] had fallen on them. Esther 8:17 AMP Difficult … Continue reading When God Showed Up

Hope Brings Joy

 Let this hope burst forth within you, releasing a continual joy. Don’t give up in a time of trouble, but commune with God at all times. Romans 12:12 TPT One thing in life that does not discriminate is trouble. It walks into every life. He has a vast number of family members and they make themselves … Continue reading Hope Brings Joy