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}

Daily Hope & a Prayer – Day 24

For the Word that God speaks is alive and full of power [making it active, operative, energizing, and effective]; it is sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating to the dividing line of the breath of life (soul) and [the immortal] spirit, and of joints and marrow [of the deepest parts of our nature], exposing and sifting and analyzing and judging the very thoughts and purposes of the heart. Hebrews 4:12 (AMP) Dear Father, I thank you for not leaving me alone {Read More}

The Joyful Reward of Obscurity

“That’s why my cup is running over. This is the assigned moment for him to move into the center, while I slip off to the sidelines. – John 3:29-30 (MSG) Obscurity: The state of being pushed in the shadows, sidelined, no longer known or unknown. Clearly, this is not a celebrated quality in our notoriety-driven society. From very young ages we are taught the value of wealth and fame. Either directly or indirectly, we acquire values through music, entertainment, literature, {Read More}

The Waiting Season

Waiting on intervention or provision from God can at times seem like fishing in the sole, small pond of a vast unending desert – heartbreakingly desperate, unbelievably necessary, and highly unlikely to succeed. Yet, the ‘story of my life’ is proving to be a series of demonstrations that irrefutably establish His faithfulness, and is therefore not at all the story of my life – but His story through and in my life. Immediately after my husband and I were married, {Read More}

Rescued

Eleven years ago, when I had been beaten, ravished and left for dead by the enemy of my soul, Christ saved me. He rescued me from sin, insanity, and bad choices too numerous to count. I promised Him that if He saved me, healed me and changed me that I would follow Him all of my life, and I haven’t looked back yet. Lord willing, by His grace and power, I will never look back. During the years that followed, {Read More}