Secret Spaces {and LINKY}

Many of us live lives of duplicity. We are confused, having misled ourselves into believing that we are free of the chains of our past. When we look back at the journey of our lives, we proudly mis-conclude that we have moved beyond the effects of the devastating points of our journey. Yet, the power of our painful past influences our choices in innumerable direct and indirect ways. Choices regarding our relationships, professional life, parenting style, friendships, ministry and more {Read More}

A Story of Hope – A Hope Day Wednesday ‘Your Story’

A few years ago the word “Hope” took on a deeper meaning for me, when I hoping for healing for my son. I found out when I was 5 months pregnant with him, that there was a problem, something very small was preventing his body from developing the way it needed to for him to live or have a healthy life. The doctors recommended me terminating the pregnancy because he probably might die inside of me or very soon after {Read More}

Healing Lepers

When the Lord rescued me from the entanglement of sin, I was pretty messed up. Still today, it is hard for me to believe that I have been given the life that I live. Each day is a new opportunity for me to draw close to my Lord. Every moment I am given, I am able to learn to enjoy all that He has blessed me with. But my life was not always like this. Nor was my disposition. Before {Read More}

He Loves Me Thissssssssss Much

(For everyone who, like me, needs a reminder.) When I was a little girl, I remember playing a game with my mother. “How much do you love me?” I would ask. With a knowing smile, she would stretch her arms as wide as she could, take a deep breath, and then finally, she would say “I love you thiisssssss much”. Happily, I would erupt in a cascade of giggles. Running up to those waiting arms, I would throw my own {Read More}

The Power of Weakness

The reality that we are fully loved by an all-powerful, all-knowing, all-seeing, perfect God can be more than many of us are able – or willing – to grasp. We struggle with the idea that a God as Holy as our own, who also calls us to holiness, could gaze upon us –and all our flaws – with anything more than love derived from pity and tedious frustration. As we contemplate His greatness, we question how God, through whom all {Read More}