Stay strong and keep the faith

I've been waitin' for breakthrough, I've been prayin' for change; I know You'll work it all for good but how long will it take? I've been asking for healing and I'm not gonna lie I'm ready for the miracle, God, let it be this time. -Stay Strong, Danny Gokey I was expecting it. The turn of [...]

Worn out from War?

I'm tiredI'm wornMy heart is heavyFrom the work it takes to keep on breathing. "Worn," Tenth Avenue North Spiritual warfare. Let's talk about it. Because...let's be honest. When you hear about it, you may think of people being overtaken by demons, questioning their faith, or running from God. Right? Maybe? It can be these things. [...]

Yes, Even the Wind…

Summer. Oh, the many joys of summer. Longer days. Sun. Vacation. Outdoor time. Cool snacks. A mid-day thunderstorm. Yes, I actually enjoy one of those...if it also involves a nap, doesn't come in the middle of a long drive, or wrecks otherwise best-laid plans. Summer is bound to bring witth it lots of sun, but [...]

Will He Be Enough?

It had finally gotten me. The virus that had arrived like the relative that asks to stay for a month or two, and ends up taking up residence for two years instead. And I had been fortunate. Even with home visits, and my time spent in and out of multiple schools, I had scraped by [...]

Promises of God: Sleep

In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, O Lord, will keep me safe. Psalm 4:8, NLT I wrote my very first blog post in August of 2013. The last paragraph ending with this desire: My transparency may not only be God’s way of helping me be honest with myself and others, [...]

Promises of God: He Hears You

And we are confident that he hears us whenever we ask for anything that pleases him. And since we know he hears us when we make our requests, we also know that he will give us what we ask for. 1 John 5:14-15 It’s one of the questions I have asked over and over for many [...]

Promises of God: Seek and You Will Find

“If you look for me wholeheartedly you will find me.” Jeremiah 29:13 Yesterday I dived into that often used verse in Jeremiah 29, the one promising a hope and a future. The words in verse 11 are true, but there is so much in the entire chapter that is missed when we simply focus on [...]

Praying for Others

I am worn out waiting for your rescue, but I have put my hope in your word. My eyes are straining to see your promises come true. When will you comfort me? Psalm 119: 82,82, NLT I have been breaking Psalm 119 apart as I read through it, and these were the two verses in [...]

In the Meanwhile

The Lord replied, “Look around at the nations;    look and be amazed!For I am doing something in your own day,    something you wouldn’t believe    even if someone told you about it." Habakkuk 1:5, NLT For those of you who have been around a while, you know how much I love post-it notes. They have housed prayers in Bibles. They live [...]

TikTok Truths

 Each day proclaim the good news that he saves.Publish his glorious deeds among the nations.    Tell everyone about the amazing things he does. Psalm 96: 2-3, NLT Last year when I began to embrace the girl God created, the one I knew I always was, but had forgotten for a time, I also began to embrace [...]