Today is the National Day of Encouragement!!!!! I have a personal challenge for all of us in hopes of spreading encouragement far and wide, while at the same time refreshing ourselves with sweet joy. PEP UP for Joy Post-it Challenge It’s simple.  Grab some post-it notes. Write a short note of encouragement, thanks, or appreciation. […]

“We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed.”  2 Corinthians 4:8 (NIV) In the days of our lives we face fatigue, pain, criticism, stress, frustration, and disappointment.    Hard pressed, perplexed, persecuted, and struck down. Our perishable flesh is […]

Some seasons in life are hard; really, really, really, hard.  Those times when our patience, our faith, our stamina is tested by struggle, by suffering, or by temptation.  Seasons of long tedious days and short restless nights, marked by worry and stained by stress. One of the biggest temptations during seasons of suffering is to […]

Today those who wait are on my heart.  While I wish I had words of wisdom, an answer to the question of “when?”, all I have is a prayer that I wish to share. Beloved Lord,  Thank You so much for not leaving us alone in our waiting.  Thank You for taking a place by […]

I have sat staring at a white space with flashing cursor for a while now, wondering how do I even begin.  I’ve got stacks of notes and scribbles.  I’ve got a message burning to be shared. But the thing is, this message it’s both gruesome and glorious.  It’s personal and in a lot of ways […]