Tag: turning the page on suicide

Knee-Knocking-Obedience

1 Corinthians 2:1When I came to you, brothers, I did not come with eloquence or wisdom as I proclaimed to you the testimony about God. 2For I decided to know nothing while I was with you except Jesus Christ and Him crucified. 3I came to you…

Needing Reminders in No Mans Land

As I edit my devotional book, I find that sometimes I still need the reminders of four years ago. It has been a rough couple of days. God is still ahead of me, making my path straight. Find courage in God’s declaration that he…

Sweet Aroma of Today

God’s in the kitchen whipping up a fresh day. Sunshine sprinkled with cinnamon clover invites me into barefoot, porch swing conversations with the Holy Spirit. He kneads my soul with scripture. Buttering bitterness of yesterday’s failures with confession and forgiveness and baking in the…

From the Lions Mouth to Standing Firm in Faith

1 Peter 5: 7-9 Cast all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you. 8 Be sober-minded and alert. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. 9Resist him, standing firm in your faith and in the…

Redeemed Refuse

I thought I was refuse . . .

Creating New Memories

What do you do when you have few memories of your loved one?

Love Shaped Sorrow

Your suicide left my soul deep within smothering grief. . .

When Words Don’t Come

Scripture: Exodus 4:15 5“You are to speak to him and put the words in his mouth; and I, even I, will be with your mouth and his mouth, and I will teach you what you are to do… Devotional: Y’all might have noticed that I’ve been rather erratic in my posting. Moses, whom God is addressing…

Keep Hoping Because . . .

Frostbit by fear I keep feeling Dented by doubt I keep driving      Burnt by bitterness                                                       …

Gospel of Spring (Haiku)

Souls bubbling up, gushing with undeserved love. — the gospel of Spring.      

Keeping Our Eyes Fixed (Faithful) to Christ

Scripture Mark 5:28,34  For she said, “If I touch even his garments, I will be made well.” . . . And he said to her, “Daughter, your faith has made you well; go in peace, and be healed of your disease.” Devotional   Yesterday could be…

Spring in Februrary

Writing/ Photography Prompt: Spring in February Psalm 68:9 You shed abroad a plentiful rain, O God; You confirmed Your inheritance when it was parched. This has been a long depressing winter for many of us. There has been a lot of evil rearing its head,…