I Was So Thirsty

After a long, energy-depleting few weeks … maybe months, which consisted of me running around in circles of self-pity, last night I received TRUTH. 32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” John 8:32 He loves me It wasn’t new information but it touched...

The Process of Letting Go

If I believed that the Lord supplies all my needs, would I need ideal relationships to bring me joy? Would I experience so much heartache? From a young age, I’ve loved movies and music. I watched the stories of love play out on screen. I ingested their images and...

Transformation

We are spirit beings, living in a physical body, created for a purpose, born into a fallen condition. Our spirit yearns to be reconciled to its purpose; reconciled to our God. Even when our soul (thoughts/feelings), is unconscious of its true nature, our spirit knows its not at home...

The Greatest Year of my Life

For the last 6 months of 2018, my pastor spoke to us about going to the next level in our walk with God as a body of Christ. As I looked around me and what was happening, I could see it. Things that never made sense before; Things I’d...

I Graduated

I’m understanding a little more about my salvation this week, and it’s glorious. It started this past Sunday during worship. I felt so loved and surrounded by his presence. Later that day, I heard the Lord say I’ve graduated. I’m no longer a baby Christian and no longer am...

The Parable of the Little Black Girl

Since the early morning, I struggled with understanding our role in our spiritual growth. If I am to “make disciples of the nations,” what then are the instructions I am to provide to them? How does one position themselves to learn from Christ, to receive from him a transformation...

Joyous Affliction

I’m currently in the book of Psalms for my study. Oh, what a book. I want to share an entire chapter from this book that resonated for me today. I will extol the Lord at all times;    his praise will always be on my lips.2 I will glory in the Lord;    let the afflicted hear and...

God Before Goals

As I read through the pages of the old testament, I read of the “wicked man”. And before I really get into the words and description of his character, he starts to jump off the pages of my imagination. I imagine a scary man. A monster. He’s mean. He...

Wake Up

Let me tell you why I love walking with God. When he’s teaching me a lesson, he teaches it to me over and over again. He provides examples, many scriptures and is sure to break it up so that I understand it. This morning he gave me this gift...