Focus Scripture: Exodus 15:27 "After leaving Marah, the Israelites traveled on to the oasis of Elim, where they found twelve springs and seventy palm trees. They camped there beside the water." Imagine with me...the arid desert wind sweeping strong against your face. Your tongue is as dry as your throat is parched. Worst of all, … Continue reading From the Bitter Water at Marah to the Abundance of Elim
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Focus Scripture: Proverbs 9:10 “The fear (yirah) of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.” When I read Scriptures like the one above, I've always been curious...what does the "fear of the LORD" really mean? What does fearing the LORD look like in a believer’s life? … Continue reading Breaking Every Chain – “The Right and Wrong Kind of Fear” (Part 2)
Focus Scripture: 1 John 4:16-19 “God is love, and the one who remains in love remains in God, and God remains in him. In this, love is perfected with us so that we may have confidence in the Day of Judgment, for we are as He is in this world. There is no fear in … Continue reading Breaking Every Chain -“The Right and Wrong Kind of Fear” (Part 1)
A week ago tomorrow, I embarked on a crazy experiment. It started where all crazy experiments do...Pinterest. I was mindlessly minding my business, perusing the hair and beauty category, when I came upon a graphic that read, "I haven't used shampoo in two years." Immediately, my curiosity took over and I decided to click on … Continue reading My Take on the No-Poo Method!
The current headlines blasting forth from media and news outlets are astounding. Here are just a few headlines from this week's current news: In Shocking Breach, US Declassifies Document Revealing Some of Israel's Nuclear Capabilities Taking to Twitter, Iran's President Argues for Rapid End to Sanctions Obama's Iran scheme is laid bare And then above … Continue reading With The Trumpet Call of God…
On her golden wedding anniversary, my grandmother revealed the secret of her long and happy marriage. "On my wedding day, I decided to choose ten of my husband's faults which, for the sake of our marriage, I would overlook," she explained. A guest asked her to name some of the faults. "To tell the truth," … Continue reading Divine Love as It Relates to Marriage – A Study of 1 Corinthians 13:4-7
I was encouraged to cultivate quiet time with God by a friend last night. I pray to God regularly, but do I ever stop talking long enough to hear what He wants to speak to me? With this new revelation in mind (thank you Tracee!), this morning I decided to stop talking for at least … Continue reading BECOME
Every woman wants to feel beautiful. It is a deep desire within her soul, whether she is aware of it or not. The desire is there for a reason. We, as woman, were created by God to exude beauty, among many other things. We experience first-hand how the enemy distorts this god-given desire on a … Continue reading The Unfading Beauty of a Gentle and Quiet Spirit
This Sunday, I had the incredible honor of sitting under Pastor Jimmy Evans' teaching on God and Marriage. As a newlywed, I can't get enough of his teaching! I want to sum up his teaching for those who didn't have the chance to be at Celebration or maybe you just want some biblical wisdom regarding … Continue reading “God’s Perfect Plan for Marriage.”
Newlywed Bliss? As a brand new bride of only six months, I already find myself in a relational rut. And I am almost positive that I am not the only one that feels this way. Whenever I face conflict in my life, I scour the bookshelves in my house to find a book that will … Continue reading “We love because God first loved us.” -John 4:7-8