Psalm 23:3 is a verse I recite often, telling my soul that God will be there to restore. No matter what kind of storm, no matter how tall the waves that crash over us, how deep the hurt that resides in us. God will restore our soul, He will bring us back to a state of […]
“Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling, and to present you faultless before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy” (Jude 1:24) Today? There is no need to try so hard, to be perfect and to get it all right. I know — there are all these expectations (mostly set by […]
Come out of your hiding place. Take refuge in His strength, and trust His everlasting love. Faith and fear cannot co-exist — so let go of your fear and choose faith. Find forgiveness, find peace and freedom. It takes courage. Oh, precious soul, does it take so much courage. It would be easier to keep hiding, so that nothing would hurt and you could walk away feeling like you still hold the pieces by yourself. But when you surrender yourself to Him who is our place of safety, who holds your heart and gives beauty for ashes — only then will you find yourself.
“Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; you are Mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned, nor shall the flame scorch you.” (Isaiah 43:1-2) Our battles are individual and personal, for every […]