It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating the bread of anxious toil; for he gives to his beloved sleep. Psalm 127:2 Do you feel overwhelmed? In this fast-paced world, there are so many expectations that we can put on ourselves. I struggle, quite often, with feeling … Continue reading Walking in Jesus
When I'm living in Jesus and following the leading of his Spirit, my day flows, and I accomplish things without pushing and striving. When I'm doing things in my own strength, I find myself struggling to get things done, and I often exhaust myself. Jesus is our strength, and he wants us to follow … Continue reading Life in abundance!
Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather … Continue reading In your loving hands
Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating the bread of anxious toil; for he gives to his beloved sleep. … Continue reading In God’s strength and will
This is a poem I wrote to remind me of what really matters in life. I rush ahead with my thoughts and plans, forgetting to be still: to listen for your voice. I know you desire to lead me step-by-step, moment by moment. You have the perfect plan for me... for … Continue reading In you is life!
Lord Jesus, how I long for you! I long to see you, to see your face! I long for your return! When, oh Lord? When will you come for us? When will you take us from this earth and translate us into your heavenly home? I long to bow before you Lord! I … Continue reading Longing for my Lord
Is Jesus your Lord? We need to not only believe in Jesus Christ, but we need to surrender to him as our Lord and Master, and then we become a new creation in him. We need to surrender to Jesus every day, acknowledging him as our Lord and Master. We have one choice: we need … Continue reading Is Jesus Lord of your life?
Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet and listened to his teaching. But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she went up to him and said, “Lord, … Continue reading The most important thing you can do.
Come to me, all 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. Mat 11:28-30 A … Continue reading My yoke is easy and my burden is light
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. Heb 11:1 Life can be such a struggle, and trying to get things done can feel like an uphill battle. If I don't continue with a project until it's finished, then I forget where I'm up to, and … Continue reading It won’t always be this way