Running YOUR Race with Endurance

Hebrews 12:1 NLT “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up.  And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us.” I believe there […]

Enter Into God’s Rest, and Rest!

Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. ~Matthew 11:28 The promises of Jesus, He will give us rest. Rest from our day, rest from our troubles.  He will handle it all.  He’s the only one who can restore us, refresh us, and give us hope. When I […]

When the Peanut Butter Hits the Fan

As I am writing, my children are 2, 4, and 6. This tells you many things. For one, I am nowhere near the end of raising my children; in fact the true raising is just beginning to kick in. Two, I am more sure of what doesn’t work (for my kids) than what does, and […]

Unrelenting Peace

John 14:27 NIV “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you.  I do not give to you as the world gives.  Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” When we trust in our God for a peace that only He can deliver, we are standing up to our […]

Transcending Peace

Today as I sat down to begin my quiet time, my focus verse was, John 14:27 which reads “Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you; not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.” With a smile of thankfulness, I […]

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