In several of my conversations within the last couple of weeks, I recognized a common theme: people are going through hardships – real and difficult circumstances. While the scope of the trials varies individually, this season appears to have brought with it a heaviness that makes it difficult for peopleContinue Reading

If you are feeling discouraged and disheartened, you are in need of hope. A biblical hope focuses on what Christ can do when faced with unprecedented trials, severe loss, and disillusionment. I wrote this to someone special who has been experiencing a lot of anguish and in the midst ofContinue Reading

The Lord loves to speak to us, His people!  I was listening to a brother in the faith express his heart and frustration over his circumstances. As we transitioned to prayer, I was given an image from the Holy Spirit to provide guidance and reassurance for him. Yet this messageContinue Reading

When it comes to remembering a person’s name I just met, I suddenly have amnesia. I can remember what they look like and the conversation we just had, but their name quickly escapes me. It’s as if their name went in one ear and out the other. If this isContinue Reading

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There are times when you JUST DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO.  The savings in your account are nearing zero Health concerns have become a reality and are looking worse  Lack of direction leaves you feeling helpless and hopeless  Although you pray, you still do not have the answer  I haveContinue Reading

Hope. Hope is necessary when circumstances look bleak. Hope is the fuel to persevering under pressure. When there is nothing left to grab onto, hope keeps the faith alive. Hope triumphs over negativity when the walls of your world seem to be crumbling all around you. When you don’t haveContinue Reading

The storm rages day after day. The waves toss me to and fro.  Darkness consumes me; it seems to be my only companion.  How long will this tempest last? My strength is failing as I try to stay afloat. All I can think about is trying to survive.  Is thereContinue Reading

Have you ever heard of the book, “The 5 Love Languages?” Written by Gary Chapman, the book outlines 5 ways that a person can express and experience love.  These ‘love languages’ include: words of affirmation, acts of service, receiving gifts, quality time, and physical touch. This isn’t just a bookContinue Reading

Hearing God’s Voice Series | Part 2 The word ‘expectation’ has a variety of connotations to it. Perhaps you remember as a child (or currently as a parent of children) a phrase such as “I expect you to do your homework.” As such, the word ‘expect’ can carry a negativeContinue Reading

I am one of the millions of individuals who do not have 20/20 vision. From wearing glasses in elementary school to currently wearing contacts, I’ve needed corrective vision most of my life.  I cannot see well without my contacts – small details are non-existent and people’s faces are blurry.  Therefore,Continue Reading