The miracle of Jesus’ death and resurrection shows us a powerful example in our own lives. Whatever suffering we have experienced, through the love of Christ Jesus, we have resurrection power. Through Him we are new creations. He loves us so unconditionally, a love not based on what we do but on who he is. As we […]
There are moments that forever transform one’s life. August 2011 in the midst of life-altering change, I began pouring out my heart to the Lord each morning in my journal. To my amazement He began to write back. This began our love affair, one of amazing joy, awe, and guidance in the middle of life’s joys […]
August 2011 after a life-changing accident, I began pouring out my pain to the Lord in my journal. To my astonishment He began to write back. These precious gems gave me so much hope. I share them to inspire you to how alive God is. The Bible is the ultimate word of God, spending time in His word and His […]
A Word from the Holy Spirit The grace I pour upon you is so freely given. It pours forth from My wellspring of love. Each tear that you shed, each resentment you forgive, each fearful thought you lay at My feet, each time you surrender your will to Me, you make space for more of […]
The Holy Spirit shared this with me in a season of grieving, His wisdom brought great comfort and yes, joy. My beautiful child, you are learning to trust Me, to see Me in all things. Joy is not dependent on external circumstances. It is an inner sense of My love. You can feel joy […]
Just as nature provides different seasons, we too experience various seasons in our own lives. Each season an integral part of becoming who we are meant to be. Some seasons are full of blessings while others present challenge. The good news is God and his nourishing word equip us with everything we need to move through each season.
Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything; tell God your needs, and don’t forget to thank him for his answers. If you do this, you will experience God’s peace, which is far more wonderful than the human mind can understand. His peace will keep your thoughts and your hearts quiet and at rest as you trust in Christ Jesus.(Philippians 4:6-7 TLB)
Many of the world’s spiritual practices include giving thanks for the blessings in our lives. For me, gratitude is a daily practice, one that transforms my life one moment at a time.
But how do you give thanks when you’re in the middle of change, in the middle of grief, in the middle of a challenge.