I recently listened to a 4 sermon series from Austin Stone church. The series was about the sovereignty of God over suffering and evil based off of Genesis 37-39,50 and Joseph's trials throughout those chapters. I highly recommend the series as all 4 sermons were...

Today's devotional from the Jesus Calling book was amazing. I have read this several times already and will continue to do so. If you have never heard or read this book, I highly recommend it. It is written from God's perspective to us and the lines in...

When I have my quiet times and journal I start out with praises. On this journey and blog I feel as though I've been asking for so many things, instead of praising God for what I already have. It makes me think of a parent...

We all have times that we are in a waiting room, figuratively or literally. Lately, for us, it seems as though it has been both. A series recently done by Holly Furtick at Elevation Church called Waiting Room really hit home for me. The scripture...

I've been hearing this song a lot, "Before the Morning" by Josh Wilson, but hadn't payed attention to the lyrics until this morning. Just listened to a documentary about the song that was really powerful. "If we can trust God with our eternity, we've gotta trust...

Today at work a lady mentioned she was going to go back to school in the fall for a degree in Nutrition. She said it had been her dream for awhile, but this was the first opportunity she had to accomplish it.It made me realize:...

Psalm 40:1-4 - I waited patiently for the Lord; he turned to me and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the slimy put, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to...

Here is another devotional from Jesus Calling written from Jesus' perspective to us.Rest in Me, My child. Give your mind a break from planning and trying to anticipate what will happen. Pray continually (1 Thessalonians 5:17), asking My Spirit to take charge of the details of this day. Remember that you...

Perspectives The sermon this past weekend at Lifechurch was called Perspectives. We rushed home after church at Northwest bible because I had a feeling it would be good. And of course, it was!The sermon was from the book of Philippians, which is a letter written...

This is another devotional from the book given to me called "Jesus Calling". I could post one of these everyday because they are so dang good!      Thank me in the midst of the crucible. When things seem all wrong, look for growth opportunities. Especially, look for areas...