Have you ever been involved in something only to wish you could find a way out? Perhaps after many vain and desperate attempts you still haven’t succeeded and felt stuck? Sometimes I think we’re so busy trying to find a way out that we don’t realize when God is telling us to stay in. I don’t […]
Tag Archives: grace & mercy
October 17, 2013
A handful of straw and nothing more A handful of wood in a carpenter’s store A handful of water, “Living,” He said A handful of food, five thousand He fed A handful of mud, a blind man can see A handful of nails, Christ died for me.
October 3, 2013
Though there is so much to be said for the blessings of living a sheltered life. I have experienced and heard from many people that it can have its disadvantages as well. For instance, if we are too sheltered then we might struggle with how to handle adversity or hardship when it strikes. Or we may […]
January 30, 2013
I am tired and nearly spent I give my all – 100% It’s never enough May it be worth it. I feel so weak I’m on my knees I need your strength Lord, help me please. I cry out – Anguish and despair I believe You Not Satan’s snares.
April 18, 2012
Please click on the links to learn what this site is about. I Am Not A Victim, I Am A Survivor! ~ First and foremost, I will have you know that I am a survivor and a Christian. Secondly, I will share that I have been a victim of most types of abuse: childhood abuse, emotional abuse, physical abuse, […]
April 12, 2012
You Can Run But You Can’t Hide! Have you ever tried to play ‘Hide and Seek’ with God? Are you playing the game with Him right now? If so, how is that going for you? I’m just going to take a wild guess and say, “I bet you’re losing!” If we “run” like Jonah and “do” like […]
March 8, 2012
How good is grief for our growth It makes us travel certain roads Down difficult paths we would never venture If not forced to, by such displeasure. Grief refines us, makes us grow It begs us to seek Him and search our souls Such levels of intimacy with the Lord Can never be taught, or […]
February 14, 2012
“Might there be any among us who will confess to never err? Nor, to have some deep regret for thoughtless word or selfish care?” I wish I were never among this crowd Where pride and ego win their ground. But, we all have small and arrogant ways Vain little things we do and say. How […]
February 10, 2012
Many times it’s come to mind… “Your tears are o.k. here” he said, so kind. I’m always afraid to let them fall to allow these feelings which are so raw. I have permission to just be myself insecurity and weakness revealed, no doubt. To become that vulnerable and stripped of my pride it frightens and […]
December 20, 2011
My Christmas Confession… So, I am used to being on the giving side of things and it is difficult for me to accept help. Because of the way I grew up and the life I’ve lived, I have had to be very independent and learn to do most things on my own. This has never […]
December 5, 2011
A stranger’s care Unbiased flare A warm embrace Simple grace Share your pain We are the same Bare your load You’re not alone A listening ear A grateful tear Words so dear Draw me near.
November 29, 2011
Have you ever gone through times when you did not have very much of… well, anything? I am not speaking of those things that we do not need yet greedily seek, never being content with what we have. I am talking about just your basic necessities not being met. Have your struggles ever been so […]