Overcoming Fear

Launch Day!

Family, friends, and strangers, WELCOME! I’m so glad you responded to my message inviting you to this space. Today marks the beginning of a new journey for me. I’m launching this website as a part of a larger writing project that’s in the works. I’ve chosen to push beyond the fear of falling flat on… Read More Launch Day!

Faith

If the Sun Refuses to Shine

Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Deuteronomy 31:6. (NIV) For the past few weeks, I’ve found myself having conversations with people who have been going through their going through. Each has been… Read More If the Sun Refuses to Shine

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Lord Teach Me…

One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.” Luke 11:1 Being an adult learner is rarely an easy task. For many of us, we’ve been doing things a certain way for a long… Read More Lord Teach Me…

Overcoming Fear

Fit for This

“Before I shaped you in the womb, I knew all about you. Before you saw the light of day, I had holy plans for you: A prophet to the nations—that’s what I had in mind for you.” But I said, “Hold it, Master God! Look at me. I don’t know anything. I’m only a boy!”… Read More Fit for This

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Keep Getting Up

The Lord makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him; though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the Lord upholds him with his hand. Psalm 37: 23-24 One evening this week while scanning Facebook, I stumbled across a video of a newborn giraffe preparing to take its first steps. The… Read More Keep Getting Up

Faith

A Prayer . . .

Lord, You are awesome and amazing to me. You are faithful beyond measure and I thank You for Your presence in my life. I thank You for how Your goodness and mercy surround and enclose me everyday of my life. God, I thank You for how Your loving hands rest upon me and Your loving… Read More A Prayer . . .

Overcoming Fear

Why Fear?

So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. Genesis 1:27 As I was sitting in my writing group listening to prayers being lifted by my peers, an interesting thought entered my mind. I started thinking about the incredibly detailed and intricate… Read More Why Fear?

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By Our Love

This is a short devotion I wrote a few years ago. It was for a compilation that to my knowledge was never published. Given the current climate of our world, I think it’s so important to remember what distinguishes us as Christians. There’s more than enough hate around us. I think the greatest gift we… Read More By Our Love

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Be Still

Six days you shall labor, but on the seventh day you shall rest; even during the plowing season and harvest you must rest. Exodus 34: 21 (NIV) It’s Monday and the blaring alarm jolts me from my sleep reminding me that another work week will soon begin. I say to myself, “How could another weekend come… Read More Be Still