Teach Me to Love Again

I will not in any way fail you nor give you up nor leave you without support. [I will] not, [I will] not, [I will] not in any degree leave you helpless nor forsake nor let [you] down (relax My hold on you)! [Assuredly not!] Hebrews 13:5b Pain can be a dreadful teacher when it…

Comparison is a thief

I will bless you with a future filled with hope—a future of success, not of suffering.Jeremiah 29:11 CEV We must be careful about comparing our lives to others. When we do, we tend to lose sight of what God is doing in our own lives. God is a God of purpose. He knows the plans…

How Do You Get Free and Remain Free?

1 Peter 1:13 (AMP) So prepare your minds for action, be completely sober [in spirit—steadfast, self-disciplined, spiritually and morally alert], fix your hope completely on the grace [of God] that is coming to you when Jesus Christ is revealed. Have you ever been set free from something only to find yourself going right back to…

Faith Over Fear

For the thing I feared has overtaken me, and what I dreaded has happened to me. Job 3:25 (HCSB) Fighting to maintain a peaceful mindset has been a daily battle for me having dealt with the seeds of fear being planted at an early age; all I knew was fear. I didn’t know that peace…

Out Of My Control

“If you forgive those who sin against you, your heavenly Father will forgive you. Matthew 6:14 (NLT) What do you do when people make choices that you cannot control?” I heard this question recently by a well-known pastor as he shared a message about Eve finding out her son was killed by his brother. In…

Don’t lose sight of the dream

Do not, therefore, fling away your fearless confidence, for it carries a great and glorious compensation of reward. For you have need of steadfast patience and endurance, so that you may perform and fully accomplish the will of God, and thus receive and carry away [and enjoy to the full] what is promised. Hebrews 10:35‭-‬36…

Cutting Corners

The Lord detests lying lips, but he delights in people who are trustworthy.”– PROVERBS 12:22 While riding to work one day, I heard a story on the radio about a night shift nurse. It really caught my attention. She oversaw changing the bandages at the beginning and end of her shift. She confessed to not…

Fear And Relationships

New podcast up! Today’s episode deals with how fear rears it’s ugly head in our relationships. Are you experiencing true intimacy in your relationship? Could it be a result of fear? Take a few minutes to listen and find out. Blessings to you! Bit.ly/RealTalkPodcast

It’s Time to Break the Cycle

“The men of the place questioned him about his wife. He said, ‘She’s my sister.’ He was afraid to say ‘She’s my wife.’ He was thinking, ‘These men might kill me to get Rebekah, she’s so beautiful.’”- GENESIS 26:7 (MSG) My husband would often say, “The worst thing your children can do is act like…

It’s in the press

1 Samuel 1:20 (AMPC) Hannah became pregnant and in due time bore a son and named him Samuel [heard of God], Because, she said, I have asked him of the Lord. Can we talk for a moment, I want to speak to those that have been following hard after God in obedience; you have been…