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Tag: Suffering

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 […]

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, […]

On this side of Heaven

You were selfless and giving, full of love and laughter. You had so much energy and way about you. My heart was full whenever you were around. On this side […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mistakes of the past

Our mistakes in fact are actually very powerful. They can either tear us down, or teach us how to get back up. What we often forget is that mistakes are […]

Saying Sorry

Sometimes life requires us to apologize first, and not because we were wrong. I think it takes great strength to say “I’m sorry”, we place ourselves in a vulnerable position. […]

What is he up to?

Ever look around you, then suddenly wonder why things seem to be so easy for some while every single thing is an obstacle for you? God sees you struggling and […]

Even when I lose, I win!

I can’t begin to even understand how God works the way He does.  Maybe I have just been privileged to experience God’s mercies every day.  I know in my heart […]

Fake it till you make it

And though I had no resources, no means of getting through this city that has left me with nothing but horrible memories, I had one thing that I never realized I had

There is beauty in the unknown

I don’t know what’s on the other side of the bridge. I have to cross it to find out. But fear holds me back. There is fear in the unknown, […]