God: Our Protection

Keep me safe, O God, for I have come to you for refuge. Psalm 16:1 NLT Everyone has a list of things that are important to them. Children are concerned about play, food and friends. Adults have a different set of concerns. Parents are concerned about the wellbeing of their children and one thing that … Continue reading God: Our Protection

Living Through Trials

Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him. James 1:12 NIV Trials! I have never met anyone who is happy when that word describes what is happening in their life. It’s a word that … Continue reading Living Through Trials

Fear Not!

For God will never give you the spirit of fear, but the Holy Spirit who gives you mighty power, love, and self-control. 2 Timothy 1:7 TPT Life! It’s a journey. When you think you have seen it all or experienced it all, something new comes on the horizon.  One day I had surgery that seemed to … Continue reading Fear Not!

Don’t Panic: Wait!

Wait on the Lord; Be of good courage, And He shall strengthen your heart; Wait, I say, on the Lord! Psalm 27:14 NKJV Waiting! Just about everyone hates to wait. Children hate it: adults hate it; rich people hate it; poor people hate it. Nobody likes to wait. When David wrote this Psalm, he was in the midst … Continue reading Don’t Panic: Wait!

Let God Lead

Lord, direct me throughout my journey so I can experience your plans for my life. Reveal the life-paths that are pleasing to you. Psalm 25:4 TPT Everyone wants to experience the best that life has to offer. They make plans and hope these plans bring them success. Unfortunately, some plans succeed while others fail because … Continue reading Let God Lead

Stand Firm!

 “Don’t let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God, and trust also in me. John 14:1 NLT Today, everyone is troubled at some level. So many things are happening. I don’t believe that any of us expected Covid 19 to be such a powerful force in the world in 2021. The death rate is rising … Continue reading Stand Firm!

Afraid? Do it Anyway!

Afterward Moses and Aaron went in and told Pharaoh, “Thus says the Lord God of Israel: ‘Let My people go, that they may hold a feast to Me in the wilderness.’ ” And Pharaoh said, “Who is the Lord , that I should obey His voice to let Israel go? I do not know the … Continue reading Afraid? Do it Anyway!

Wait!

Be still before the Lord ; wait patiently for Him and entrust yourself to Him; Do not fret (whine, agonize) because of him who prospers in his way, Because of the man who carries out wicked schemes. PSALMS 37:7 AMP How many times have you compared yourself to those who do wrong and you feel … Continue reading Wait!

Not Alone

Do not tremble; do not be afraid. Did I not proclaim my purposes for you long ago? You are my witnesses—is there any other God? No! There is no other Rock—not one!” Isaiah 44:8 NLT What an encouraging and reassuring word; they seem to be written for these uncertain times. We try to make sense … Continue reading Not Alone