He knew you before all this . . .


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…

Are the ‘WHAT IF’s’ Holding You Back…


  If our hope – our trust – is in the Lord, then what are we waiting for? Why do we allow the “what if’s” to defeat us before we give our “I’m going to trust in you, Lord” a chance to birth life! How long are we going to hold back? Must we continue…

Stress vs. Presence


It seems as of late more bad than good days have rolled in the front door and I can’t seem to get the back door opened fast enough. BUT as they say, ‘life happens’ and the marathon continues. Most days nothing that was planned was done and the things that were done were things that…

Coming out . . .


“God does not promise us a path free of pain; rather, God promises to walk that path with us. So I encourage you to journal your feelings. Talk them through with a friend. Express the emotions in prayer to God, either through writing or out loud. Read the Psalms and pray the words of lament.” ~ Ruth Everhart

Our Aspirations . . .


Good Morning Ladies! As we devote our time with our Heavenly Father this week I want to encourage you to seek Him first in all that you have set before you. You know, sometimes our aspirations can be self made causing us to stress and become easily frustrated. It is in seeking Him that we…

Praying for YOU!


Today’s Prayer Father, in whatever that is set before us to do in these coming days help us to lean on You and let You empower us to be successful. For in You we find our strength and through You we can do all things. Help us to grasp the importance of seeking Your guidance…

Not a rewarding practice . . .


Be Brave ~ Live Dangerously ~ Expecting always for God to turn things around for His way not ours . . . letting go trusting Him in all things . . . walking in obedience and full of faith . . . as an arrow flies may our spirits soar and hit the mark in…

When you’ve had enough . . . .


“When you’ve had enough . . . you’ll know.  How . . . because your desire for inner healing will be stronger than your desire (craving) for that addictive sin, that oh so familiar sin, that one that keeps knocking on your mind’s doorstep, the one that is holding you in bondage.  And that my…

They Are Just Words . . . .


How often do we allow words to direct our life? All the time . . . every day . . . every second . . . every waking moment Either words we have spoken or those spoken by others – is not the matter – it is in what we grab a hold of and…

Change Course . . .


“Your course for today will determine your tomorrows and change the course of your yesterdays. How have you determined in your heart, mind, and body to make TODAY change the course of your YESTERDAY? I dare you to take your first step of today by walking in forgiveness, embracing the love of Christ, and placing…

Why not YOU be that SOMETHING?


At times I believe we wait on the sidelines for something dramatic or should I say drastic to transpire in our lives before we take action.  It could be a divorce, an illness, loss of a job, or traumatic event that brings us to our knees. No, I am not saying these types of occurrences…

Just a thought to start your week fresh ~


Brake 5 Ladies, I am praying for all of you this week that God’s hand would be upon each decision that you make and that your words will speak life to others. “Hold the tongue before speaking a negative word for your atmosphere will birth death. Remain in God’s love and have His mind upon…

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…