it is okay to rest today

“Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.” (Matthew 11:28-30) Does […]

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let us rise up and build

“And I went out by night through the Valley Gate to the Serpent Well and the Refuse Gate, and viewed the walls of Jerusalem which were broken down and its gates which were burned with fire. And I told them of the hand of my God which had been good upon me, and also of the king’s […]

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when you feel like you are failing

Sometimes it takes looking at your failures to understand how faithful God is to carry you through. Sometimes it takes seeing just how wrong you have been to finally see how right He can make things. Sometimes it takes losing so very much, maybe what feels like losing it all — to realize that it is […]

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for His name's sake

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 […]

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