Focusing only on His love removes the true power of the cross.
Adoptee, wife, mom, friend, business partner, sister, aunt, abuse and depression survivor, teacher, writer, mentor, hiker, wannabe runner, and dreamer, with an eye for all things beautiful and a heart to help others with compassion and grace. But most importantly: I am a Jesus-follower saved by grace and kept from stumbling because of His great […]
“The earth lies defiled under its inhabitants; for they have transgressed the laws, violated the statutes, broken the everlasting covenant. Therefore a curse devours the earth.” (Isaiah 24:5-6a) “None is righteous, no, not one. No one understands; no one seeks for God. All have turned aside; together they have become worthless; no one does good, […]
“I gave my back to those who strike, and my cheeks to those who pull out the beard; I hid not my face from disgrace and spitting.” (Isaiah 50:6) “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep…For this reason the Father loves me, because I lay down my […]
“He shall bruise you on the head, and you shall bruise Him on the heel.” (Genesis 3:15) “…this Jesus, delivered up according to the definite plan and foreknowledge of God…” (Acts2:23) “Then He took the twelve aside and said to them,“Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem,and all things which are written through the prophets […]
Holidays can be hard. God used this verse to minister to me in a special way a few years ago. Life was dark. I was about to be extinguished. People who said they were helping just heaped more condemnation. I tried harder, it got worse. The future seemed dismal. If they gave up on me, […]
Don’t Assume You Know
Lots of things have happened in the last year, a lot of falling, learning, and getting back up. Lots of things on my mind to write, but first some remodeling is needed. So be patient, keep up with me on Twitter and check back soon.