So amidst Asaph's confusion with life, he turns to God and is raw about where He is; He encounters God in worship and finds strength & refuge; and He cannot help but tell others about God and all He does !
I know God “created the universe and accomplished our eternal salvation. But [I sometimes struggle to] believe that he condescends to watch [my] soap opera of daily trials and tribulations.” And so I buy my own solutions or remedies for those things. My own remedies are much like those pagan gods, no help.
So pray your tears into the heart of your Heavenly Father. Lay your burdens at His feet. Trust the words "My God will hear me" (Micah 7:7); and know the promises He gives, He keeps:
Being a teacher I believe I can confidently say that this year is testing everyone's patience. We have had to forgo family time as we desire. Those who have lost loved ones - joining in their grief must be done safely from afar (this by far is the hardest to wish to hug & visit … Continue reading Living in the Helplessness: 5 Sanity Giving Truths Amid Pandemic Living
I recently began a 21 detox (no meats, grains, refined carbs or processed food. Just fruits, veggies, nuts, and legumes!) and have had to pull out some classics & revamp them. One of my favorites so far is a twist on my vegetable soup. I have a Cosori Pressure Cooker (like Instant Pot) which makes … Continue reading Easy Pressure/Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup Recipe
My sister in law produced a project, pulling together a group of creatives for a 60 second song challenge. One beat. One theme: love. My muse: my husband and our journey to learn what reconciliation looks like - what's the motivation : that in reconciling God and man Jesus reconciles me and you ! Because … Continue reading One Beat: Q Tape
He suffered, bled, died, and was buried; but he didn't stay there! Jesus is the resurrection ! "[Though in this time], fear of death may be our reality but the death of fear is our theology!" -Curt Allen
“To lie and cringe beneath one’s load means death, but life and power await all those who dare to rise above. Our burdens are our wings; on them we soar to higher realms of grace; without them we must ever roam on plains of undeveloped faith” - Mary Butterfield There’s a cloud looming overhead … Continue reading In the Clouds
The gospel transcends culture and ethnicity; it doesn't cancel it or deny it. The gospel affirms the imago dei ! For it is because of Christs' blood that we have, by the Holy Spirit "put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator" (Colossians 3:10)
I'm super excited to share how much journaling has blessed my life. It's a lifestyle 🙂 I have many friends who journal (we buy one another journals) and share page excerpts with one another/ jot down prayer requests... I'm always jotting down art, scriptures and summaries, & prayers and adding images with these drawings - … Continue reading Special Surprise !