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There’s Got to be MORE…


I wrote the post below 5 years ago and I have to say I am still at that place in my relationship with Christ, my Savior wanting more.  He is never dull or boring.  He is forever the same.  However, I have yet to discover all that there is to know about Him.  This journey…

He knew even before


“More than 2,000 years ago someone was thinking of me, fighting for my life, fighting for my bloodline. Fighting for my health, my finances . . . fighting for my destiny. Christ thought of me even then – before my heartbeat sounded, before my flesh began, before the atmosphere of this world would break with…

Obedience Brings Joy


As our Sunday evening comes to a close I want to leave each of you with some encouraging words for your week ahead. Last Friday, I had the opportunity arise to be obedient in a divine appointment. God’s timing was perfect but His set up for this DA to take place began on Wednesday. He…

Heart of Worship


The Vine Brake 5’s Devotional Heart of Worship by Shelley Roth We were created by Love for the purpose to love. It is so very simple but easily forgotten, when we are caught up in our own lives. The one thing the Lord desires is that we would love Him with all of our heart.[1]…

Undeniable Love


“Giving of ourselves first to our spouse 100% may be unheard of in today’s culture BUT in order to defy that culture we must create God’s Culture by allowing God to teach us to die to self. Walking in unconditional love towards our spouse begins by allowing the love of Christ to lead. It may…

What doesn’t kill me . . . makes me?


Relationships come and go . . . We’ve heard this said so many times and there is truth in it.  However, how many of those relationships were ended because our flesh was offended in a way that brought in a wall of unforgiveness? Being a human is tough enough, being a woman seems to be…

SHOTGUN, I CALL SHOTGUN!!!!!


The battle is on as soon as I say, “It’s time to roll!” and my kid giants screaming stampede me before I make it out the front door, “I call SHOTGUN!” Really?  Are you serious? Ugh the joys of being a mom! (I love it) The “riding shotgun battle” got me to thinking about who do I have,…

What is Normal?


“When we get to a place where His love consumes us, His light guides us, His truth speaks from us . . . authority and unity will become our normalcy.” ~ Jennifer Goodson © 2014 ~ A small nugget of wisdom for the week ~ Keep smilin’ ~ jenn All Brake 5 Blogs and written…

You Must Know . . .


You Must Know . . . Your destiny is greater than your current mistakes, present chaotic mess, or habitual sin.  God’s love reaches down into the deepest part of your heart and pulls out the jewel of a person He has created you to be.  When a person doesn’t believe they are worthy of love they…

Gift of Love


“A gift should not be given with stipulations. Otherwise, it truly has not been given but bondage has been exchanged for trust. Learn to freely give and to freely receive – such love is unconditional.” ~ Jennifer Goodson 2008-2014 © Copyright. All Rights Reserved. Brake 5 and all written works. http://www.brake5.com   http://www.wonder2015.com

Simplicity


My youngest daughter (6) woke me up this morning asking me this, Alyssa:  “Mommy, can anything break?” Me:  “Yes, anything.” Alyssa:  “Like what?” Me:  “Anything (and of course we began to name everything that breaks) Alyssa:  “Mommy, can people be broken?” Me:  “Yes . . . you mean like our bones and  . . ….

The Truth of ‘Letting Go’


Just a nugget for those struggling with letting go . . . “A person cannot move from their past hurts, regrets, or their sins until that person takes the first step of grasping ahold of (receiving) and walking in (experiencing) God’s love. It is one thing for a person to say ‘I’m over it’ or…

The War on Family . . .


A war rages from centuries past, against the value of marriage and family.  This war is in our midst every day, right in front of our eyes . . . In a garden, inhabited by one-man one woman, it began. When the enemy of our souls turned husband and wife against one another with his…

Happy Easter!


Just a little ‘repeat’ nugget I wanted to share with you on this glorious day of our Savior, Jesus Christ being ALIVE!  For any of you that doubt your worth or purpose for life  – this is a must read. “More than 2,000 years ago someone was thinking of me, fighting for my life, fighting…