Envision yourself surrounded by strangers. You are listening to each one tell this guy their story of how they were hurt, angry at the their spouse or a parent growing up, the grief they felt when someone passed away to young, or maybe suicidal thoughts because of something that happened to them as a child… Continue reading He Was There Through It All
https://youtu.be/jwpsDJOyl0o We sing this song occasionally at Richland Celebrate Recovery. The first time I heard it I was literally brought to my knees. And even now it still moves me deeply. You are my joy, You are my song You are the well, the One I'm drawing from You are my refuge, my whole life… Continue reading Your Love Defends Me
I had another post I wanted to share with you today, but I changed my mind last night after going to Celebrate Recovery. For those who do not know about Celebrate Recovery you can read about it here. So, this post will be a challenge of sorts, but not one where I will nominate anyone.… Continue reading The Blue Chip Challenge
How many times have you prayed for a breakthrough, in whatever you are going through, wondering when it was coming? How many times have you looked at that, sometimes, overwhelming brick wall and have wondered if any of those bricks are going to fall so you can at least some light? I know I have.… Continue reading Come On God, When Will My Breakthrough Come?
Paul asked the Lord to remove a certain thorn from his side...an issue, a hurt if you will...several times. God's response gives us hope for our own hurts, habits and hang-ups that we are struggling with. My grace is sufficient for you, for my strength is made perfect in weakness. It was God's grace and… Continue reading God’s Grace Is Sufficient
I think everyone understands the concept of sowing and reaping. What you plant is what comes up in due season. If you have a garden and plant seeds of corn..well, corn will come up from the seed not okra. If you plant an apple tree in your yard it will not bear an orange, but… Continue reading For Out Of The Hearts Of Man Comes What Is Sown