Decision, Decisions, Decisions

​ Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV) Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; 6 in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.   Sometimes I wish it was easy to make decisions that would satisfy everyone and leave us in a good place as…

God Has a Plan

  My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass away from Me; nevertheless, not what I will [not what I desire], but as You will and desire. Matthew 26:39b (AMPC) It is not always easy to understand the will of our Father, but it is imperative that we choose to follow His lead….

Stay The Course

You’re blessed when you stay on course, walking steadily on the road revealed by God. You’re blessed when you follow his directions, doing your best to find him. That’s right—you don’t go off on your own; you walk straight along the road he set. You, God, prescribed the right way to live; now you expect…

Transformation Requires Change

So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him. Don’t become so well-adjusted to your culture that you fit into…

Obedience Is Key

“If you love me, obey me; John 14:15 (TLB) It is essential that we consult and obey God in this season of our lives. Our next steps hinge upon His Word, His instructions.  Too often, we fail to consult God with our plans. When we do consult Him we fail at following His instructions totally….

Only Today Matters

 “Give your entire attention to what God is doing right now, and don’t get worked up about what may or may not happen tomorrow. God will help you deal with whatever hard things come up when the time comes. Matthew 6:34 (MSG) Whatever it is you have been attempting to conquer, take it step by…

Trust the Process

We can make our plans,but the Lord determines our steps. Proverbs 16:9 (NLT) We all reach a place in our lives wherein we don’t always understand exactly what the Lord is doing next. Nothing looks familiar. Everything begins to change, but in the midst of it all, God remains the same. In these times of…

Destiny Distractions

  We must continue to hold firmly to our declaration of faith. The one who made the promise is faithful. Hebrews 10:23 (GW) This is not the time nor the place to give up. This is not the time to get distracted from your place of destiny. Too often we allow people, situations, disappointments to…

Past Hurts…

“Other people are going to find healing in your wounds. Your greatest life messages and your most effective ministry will come out of your deepest hurts.” Rick Warren Blessings to you! Mary

Be, Just Be

For He satisfies the longing soul and fills the hungry soul with good. Psalm 107:9 (AMP) As I sit here listening to the sounds of the waves crashing on the shore, I realize how busy my life has been as of late. There is not always time to sit and just enjoy being. There is…