Devotional

Noise: Allowing the Lord to Carry Us Towards Ultimate Peace

It is difficult to truly find stillness with all the noise surrounding us. In the darkest of seasons, the Lord will carry us towards His ultimate peace.  How I longed for the feeling of peace. To be able to sit in stillness and feel the Lords comforting arms wrap around me like a warm blanket.… Continue reading Noise: Allowing the Lord to Carry Us Towards Ultimate Peace

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Posture: The Difference Between Striving and Obedience

Outwardly, striving and obedience may look exactly the same. It is the posture of our hearts that determine if we are acting with confidence.  The week was spent running errands, making phone calls, meeting with other people, processing what was gained from the meetings, making stuff, prepping meals, laundry, loving on children, correcting children, loving… Continue reading Posture: The Difference Between Striving and Obedience

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Peaceful: Looking to God for Our Source of Peace

God is our only source of peace. He desires us to be peaceful. But, when we ignore His direction and try to create our own peace we end up in chaos and confusion.  Finding peace in my life was a long journey. Throughout my late teen and early adult years, I found myself in a… Continue reading Peaceful: Looking to God for Our Source of Peace

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Holding Fast: Letting Go and Allowing God to Guide Toward Peace

How do we respond in the unexpected disappointments of life? We must learn to let go of our natural responses. Holding fast to God, while He guides us towards peace.  We find by losing. We hold fast by letting go. We become something new by ceasing to be something old. Frederick Buechner Letting go, so… Continue reading Holding Fast: Letting Go and Allowing God to Guide Toward Peace

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Value: Giving Worth to Ourselves, Others, and God

As women, we are prone to diminish our worth. When we rely on God, He changes our thoughts and actions to express value in ourselves, others, and Him.  My early twenties have been nothing that I thought they would be. While there are accomplishments in my life I am immensely proud of (buying my first… Continue reading Value: Giving Worth to Ourselves, Others, and God

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Brave: Having Courage Amidst Suffering

In the midst of tribulation, distress, and suffering, we don’t need to hide. Instead, we can be brave living with courage and complete peace. Brave What movie character comes to your mind when you think about someone who is brave? Is it an old movie or a newer one? I’m telling my age here, but… Continue reading Brave: Having Courage Amidst Suffering