Category Encouragement

Love Descends

Jesus comes to the abandoned, the forgotten, the ugliest places.  The times that are so very painful to live through, and even hurt to look back upon in remembrance. Jesus brings acceptance where there is shame, a joyous welcome to those who have been abandoned, and is ever present to those who have been left […]

Remembered in Love

4  Show me your ways, Lord,     teach me your paths. 5 Guide me in your truth and teach me,     for you are God my Savior,     and my hope is in you all day long. 6 Remember, Lord, your great mercy and love,     for they are from of old. 7 Do not remember the sins of my youth     and my rebellious ways; according […]

Prayer for the Grieving

Beloved Lord,  Thank You so much for Your love, mercy, grace, goodness, and faithfulness that goes with us all every breath, every step, every moment of every day.  Your holiness and righteousness hem us in before, beside, behind.  There is never a tear that runs uncounted by Your eyes nor sob released that isn’t captured […]

Broken Path, Beautiful Colors

This morning I was snuggled up against the shoulder of my husband on our couch, curtains pulled wide so that I could watch the sun rise over the horizon out our picture window. I didn’t do it because I had already seen something wonderful out the windows.  What I saw was a muddy brown field […]

Release…Feel the Endlessness of God

Release…Feel the Endlessness of God. This has become my breathing prayer.  As I think the word release, I exhale and release all that stuff that I am holding on to in that moment.  As I breathe in deep I remind myself to feel the endlessness of God. It’s a short prayer, but it serves multiple […]