God will provide

This weekend we had a garage sale to raise money for our mission trip to Haiti at the end of July. About 10 families donated stuff and my garage was packed to the brim. I really didn’t want to price it all and the thought just kept coming to me that God will provide. I…

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Thank you God

Dear Lord, Praise be to you! Glory be to you! Thank you so very much for the incredible point I am at in my life. You put me through trials so I could start to see all the blessing you have bestowed upon me. It was a leap of faith but I handed my life…

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How to pray

I’m fairly new in my relationship with Christ and I had been struggling with prayer. What is it? Do the conversations in my head while I driving to work count? How come all I feel like I’m doing sometimes is asking for things or complaining? Do you have to officially kneel and fold your hands?…

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Thanksgiving

Lord I just want to lift up my praises to you. Not for any particular thing but just because I spend most of my time praying asking you to do things. I want to thank you for all that you do and have done. Thank you for sending your son down as my savior. Thank…

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Make peace with God and make peace with yourself

Because in the end there’s nobody else. This world is so wrapped up in impressing the Jones, and its all about me me me me me. Could you imagine this world if we only made peace with God and made peace with ourselves? I have a story called “you are special” I read to my…

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Prayer for guidance

So our church doesn’t believe in infant baptisms, which Biblically I completely understand and agree with… But I grew up with a Lutheran grandmother who does believe in infant Baptisms. My church does do children dedications, where the parents pledge to raise their children to know Jesus Christ but ultimately the child decides if/when to…

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Growth through suffering

I must start off by saying I haven’t really experienced suffering in my life. Not the kind of suffering ranked up there with cancer, the death of a young child or even a hardship such as being homeless. My “suffering” could hardly be considered much worse than a slightly irritating sunburn, which shortly after its…

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Eye on the prize

Today I am really frustrated. Ive been spending time in the Bible everyday and I keep being shown all the ways I am called to live and love. And because of my sinfulness I know I can’t do it but I want to. I want to be more Christ like, so when my instinct is…

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Hold on to the One who's holding you…

There are 2 lines from songs that just absolutely spoke to me this morning: How can I further your kingdom when I’m so wrapped up in mine? And If you can hold onto the one who’s holding you this crazy love will break through. I have been trying to figure out how I can do…

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