In the beginning — these words, they always take me to the right place, to the beginning. But more importantly, it puts my heart into the right place In the beginning, He was — and that already is the answer for our desperate hearts crying for an answer, the balm to soothe our souls bare and raw, the hope that drives away the darkness.
When the beginning began, He was already there, beloved. When you began, He was there, too.
On Mondays during this Advent season, we will focus on praying and setting our hearts right for the week. There shall come forth a Rod from the stem of Jesse, And a Branch shall grow out of his roots. The Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon Him, The Spirit of wisdom and understanding, The […]
Advent. Beloved, did you notice that? Advent is here. Now we stumble into this season of waiting, of looking to the coming of Christ with a trusting heart and an expectant faith. We wait for our Savior, to come and flood the world with His perfect light. We wait for this reminder, for this sign of the end […]
This war might be brutal and harsh. This battle might last longer than we have strength to hold on to, making us weary and ready to give up. But we count those blessed who endure, who keep on standing – because most often, strength is not required of us but perseverance and patience, willing to keep standing and keep holding on