If you've ever given birth to a baby, you know that transition is the hardest part. This piece is from my journal when my husband and I were in transition with our plans to move to California. We were waiting for a buyer for our home, trying to create a landing place at the other … Continue reading Monday Manna – The Middle of Transition
We are going to do a little more digging in Isaiah 53 today. There are gems hidden even in these introductory remarks. The choice and spelling of the words have been done with precision, unlike any other text. With each sweeping away of surface appearance, the exact description of Yeshua's life is revealed. Grab your … Continue reading For He Shall Grow Up Before Him – Isaiah 53:2a — Focus 30
In January last year, I was hanging out in John 15 meditating on the Vine and the branches. It struck me again how we try to dress up our outward behavior and appearance but fail to realize it's the hidden life in our heart that carries the greatest value. In the midst of my meditation, … Continue reading Love Letters from Elohim – Love from the Inside Out Changes Everything
"Keep your hopes up." Ever heard this? Hope didn't hold much weight to me. I was asking for greater faith. After wrestling through the Word about hope I found the same phrase about hope repeated in Psalm 42:5, 11 and Psalm 43:5 -- Why are you cast down, O my soul? And why are you … Continue reading Monday Manna–What’s the Use of Hoping?
Ever feel the need for help? Ever feel like you should be able to figure something out without help? Too proud to ask for help? Or how about when you mess up big time and don't feel deserving of help? Do any of these ring true? (Image by Myriam Zilles from Pixabay) There is … Continue reading No Cry for Help Too Small – Focus 29
Have you ever stopped to consider the gifts God has given and is giving us? Salvation, forgiveness, deliverance, peace, truth, justice, grace, new holy identity, healing, wisdom--I could go on and on and on. If you look deep into the core of every single one of His gifts, you will find love to be the … Continue reading Love Letters from Elohim – Rest, Everything I Give You is a Love Gift
We see athletes boast in their great performances. We hear politicians boast in their accomplishments. But what does it mean to boast in the Lord? Is it all in what we say? Back in May of 2008, I came across this scripture from Psalm 34:1-3 and spent some time talking with Holy Spirit about what … Continue reading Monday Manna – How Do Our Souls Boast in the Lord?