Tired? Scared?

Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.” Deuteronomy 31:6 I’ve been struggling lately with depression. I wonder if you have too? I’ve had irrational thoughts about my pistol even. Now I don’t believe… Continue reading Tired? Scared?

The gun

The Gun It was a New Year’s Eve night. As I came in the door I faced a 38 revolver, cocked and ready to fire, held by a woman, not in her right mind. The wild look in her eyes told me I was in real trouble. She held the pointed it at my head.… Continue reading The gun

Daily Blessing May the Lord dig up the stones of pain, regret, and angst from your soil and deliver you once and for all. May He turn over the soil of your heart and plant new seeds of faith, vision, and purpose specific to your life’s calling. May He heal those deep places that nag… Continue reading

Daily Blessing

May you raise your shield of faith, draw a line in the sand, tell that enemy of your soul, ‘No More! You will steal from me no longer!” Refuse to be bullied by your fears. Don’t put up with the enemy’s taunts and threats. Put him under your feet where he belongs. Remember the authority you have in Christ. Pray God’s Word with all the passion in your soul. Raise your shield and lift your voice. God has made you an overcomer!

Transformation

The last three years I have on a project. It hasn’t been easy for me as two of the years I was dealing with seizures as an after effect of having had a stroke then open hearth surgery. Also I still had our church that I was Pastor of. I have now completed the book… Continue reading Transformation

Even in the fire storm

May you pause today to remember that your journey is as sacred as the destination. Whatever next place God has for you, He intends to meet you in this place, where you now stand. He’s hidden treasures in the valleys and grace in the shadows. He offers rest amidst the chaos and peace in the… Continue reading Even in the fire storm

You’ve been in the winter season for far too long. You wonder if it’ll ever end. You wonder if springtime will happen for everybody but you. But here’s what’s true: Even now, there are little sprouts underground, coming to life, ready to break through. Those are your seeds that you planted and that God watered. You can’t see them but they’re there. In due time, the sun will shine, the cold will pass, and life will break through the hardened soil of this season. I know you’re tired but don’t give up hope. May Jesus wrap you up in His goodness today. May you sense His kindness and be assured of His promises. Spring is definitely coming for you. Blessings on your day.