On a day when hope seemed lost, Jesus Christ the Messiah was born! The light shines in the darkness and the darkness can never extinguish it. – John 1:5 NLT I love Christmas lights! I love to drive through my neighborhood at night and see the festive glow of holiday cheer. Or to settle … Continue reading Advent – Hope is on the Horizon
Do you ever notice how easy it is to take your eyes off of Jesus? Life comes at you and all the things popping up in your peripheral capture your attention and fix your eyes on your circumstance rather than your Savior. Now your whole attitude changes! You become worried and fearful; angry and resentful, … Continue reading Focus on Jesus!
Can I be honest for a minute? The fact that Jesus doesn’t promise us a problem-free life when we surrender to Him kind of bums me out! Don’t get me wrong! I am beyond thankful for my salvation and for all the amazing promises that we do receive as God’s beloved children. (His presence, His … Continue reading Why didn’t Jesus promise us smooth sailing?
Sometimes I feel like I’m just barely getting by. Like I’m falling short in all the important areas of my life. In finances. In parenting. In writing. In taking care of my home. “Not enough” is the allegation that keeps playing in my head. But I know that this is just my flesh agreeing with … Continue reading 7 Things to Remember When Life Gets Me Down
God made a promise to Joshua as he prepared to move forward in obedience and conquer the Promised Land that I would very much like to claim as my own. “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” – Joshua 1:5 I know it is important not to run around claiming all the promises that … Continue reading God will never forsake me!