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Tag: Obstacles

Yet, you do not know

You know my name, you have called it before. Do you know what I have done, or have you heard from others? Yet, you do not know my story. I […]

The desires of my heart

I have come to understand that what I desire and what I want are two very different things. The things that I want change with every season of my life […]

Why did God love King David?

At times it’s hard for me fully comprehend how God could love King David as much as He did.  David began as a nobody.  His story wasn’t so significant.  That […]

Sleep is a wonderful thing

I don’t think I’ve truly appreciated sleep before. In the past I compromised an hour here and there to go out, to catch up on errands, and let my busy […]

Harvest of Joy

I stumbled across these words about a year ago.  And I think someone may need these words today… “Our tears can be seeds that will grow into a harvest of joy […]

The Thief of Joy

It’s true, comparing ourselves to others robs us of our joy. Today I learned just how much it does. Sometimes comparisons can be beneficial, if we use them to better […]

Like the Rose

As days carry on, weeks become months and soon they turn into years. Time flashes by so quickly before us. Every morning I look in the mirror at my face […]

Fernweh

There is a deep longing ache inside my heart. An ache for the unknown. The Germans said it best, “fernweh”. I don’t think the American English translation does it justice, […]

The complexity of puzzles

Some days life seems like a puzzle and I’m trying to put the pieces together. It seems as though I have been given all the pieces I need. But why […]

When you’re in the wilderness

Sometimes it’s hard to pray. I’ve gone through seasons where talking to God just seems difficult. And I wonder, how is God perceiving that moment. I imagine it’s painful for […]

Understanding courage

Sometimes it takes a great deal of courage to step outside the box. The world defines how we should live, or act. But is that really what God intended for […]

She didn’t understand

She captured her inheritance The one her prince left behind It was an abundance she was given But does she cry? She held on to it Guarding it safe within […]

Incredible Truths

In the midst of our problems, our focus is on our problems and our efforts to fix them. We put so much energy into making things right again, making things […]

His love

I’m not sure who needs to hear this tonight. But it’s on my heart. Jesus loves you! It may not feel like it because this wilderness season seems so long […]

Why do you cry

Why do you cry my beloved I look into those eyes The eyes that tell me your story They weep of sadness Though tears never seem to fall You speak […]