Quick. What do you think when I say the word surrender? I think song lyrics. I think on my knees before God. I think giving up. A word I say, and think I'm doing, but really, I'm not. First, let me say this. I've looked. I cannot find one scripture reference to humans surrendering to God, … Continue reading when will i just stop surrendering?
As I was falling asleep one night recently, I got a picture in my head. And I knew exactly what it meant, what I need to talk about, and who I need to talk to. Primarily women. Mostly in their 20's, 30's and 40's. Maybe teens. Maybe seniors. Moms. Singles. Marrieds. You'll know who you … Continue reading resist the rabbit
It started a couple of years ago, actually. This feeling that would creep up whenever the talk turned to more of God. More of His presence. Something about that didn't sound right to my spirit, but I didn't know why. Not too long ago, a well-known preacher (one of my favorites, in fact), spoke about … Continue reading hey you there, in the presence of God…
Beloved, can we stop aligning ourselves with something just because it sounds good? Because when we post these self-empowering statements for all the world to read, here is what we are really saying... People are the basis of my worth, my peace, my joy, my self-respect. People will determine how I see myself and how I … Continue reading i’m begging us to stop it
So a song comes along and doesn't just move me, it shifts me. It creates a question that dogs my steps, my words, my thoughts. If He returns today, what will He find me doing? Choosing to walk in the Spirit, or letting my flesh call the shots? Loving Him, and my neighbor? Because loving … Continue reading find me
It amazes me that I can read passages that I've read many times before, and still see something new. This chapter is full of familiar stories of healing and confrontation, but in the midst of all that He is saying and doing, I find the heart and character of Jesus. And my own heart is … Continue reading this is how He captured my heart
"'Then a teacher of the law came to him and said, “Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go.' Jesus replied, 'Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.'" "'Lord,” another of His disciples said, “first let me go bury my father.” But Jesus told him, … Continue reading we can stop inviting Jesus