Tag: love

Fighting Dirty For The Ones We Love

2 Corinthians 5:21 God made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that in Him we might become the righteousness of God. Romans 5:5 And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out His love into our hearts through the…

Depression is a Grinch!

Love and Be Loved! Love holds out gifts to the darkest soul and has a way of transforming hearts of stone!

Testimony Tuesday: Jesus Teaches me to be Vulnerable

“I came that you may have life, and have it to the full.” Jesus. (Paraphrased from John 10:10) What does a full life look like? Do you feel anywhere close to experiencing life with the deepest breath? What does it take to reach out…

Prayer Closet

There is a secret staircase I spiral down, when the front stairs feel too exposed. In the darkness of fledgling hours I retreat. Tracing your love notes with heart, soul, and mind. Sipping the earthy tea of you testaments. Conversing together like old friends. Turning over to you…

A Hug is a Powerful Weapon Against Evil

Lord, make me an instrument of Thy peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy. O Divine…

Fireworks in my Grief

Today is my wedding anniversary. Losing Jonathan on the 1st could have overshadowed our anniversary if we had not been intentional about turning our pages from the beginning. Each year brings new delights for our anniversary because we took those first painful steps to…

Dogged by Cynisim: Loving People More Deeply

John 15 The Message (MSG) 11-15 “I’ve told you these things for a purpose: that my joy might be your joy, and your joy wholly mature. This is my command: Love one another the way I loved you. This is the very best way to…

A Double Rainbow of Presence

Revelation 4:2At once I was in the Spirit, and I saw a throne standing in heaven, with someone seated on it. 3The One seated there looked like jasper and carnelian, and a rainbow gleaming like an emerald encircled the throne. Genesis 9:13 I have…

Love, the Remedy for Second Hand Depression

Job 30:15“Terrors are turned against me; They pursue my honor as the wind, And my prosperity has passed away like a cloud. 16“And now my soul is poured out within me; Days of affliction have seized me. 17“At night it pierces my bones within…

A Moment to Cry Out

“His middle name should be Patrick.” Jonathan said as I shared with him he was going to have a baby brother. I liked the sound of Patrick, it fit well with Daniel. “Why Patrick?” I asked. “Because your Irish, and this is one lucky…

Do I Need to Climb Into the Pit to Understand You?

John 3:16 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. John 21:15When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love…

Getting a Leg Up

1 Corinthians 9:22 To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak; I have become all things to all men, so that I may by all means save some. 23I do all things for the sake of the gospel, so that…