While I wrote a book about Rest, practicing rest is not always easy to do. However, life has diminished my options and rest appears to be the best choice for this season. Just before COVID 19 hit and everything normal in life got upended, I published the 60 Day Devotional to Reset Your Soul, called … Continue reading Choosing Rest
When God gives you an amazing gift, it's often easy to grab the gift with excitement and start running to share it. And what is even more of a blessing is to watch others also receive your gift with joy. Soon, if you are like me, you create a pattern of giving. You know it … Continue reading Confessions of a Recovering Christian Workaholic
My heart has ached for breakthrough, to see God's Kingdom manifest. Years ago, after hearing several stirring messages about how others were experiencing the glory, I started asking Him in earnest, “What is holding me back?” “You are holding you back." He said. "You don’t believe you can enter into My glory. You are looking … Continue reading Love Letters from Elohim -The Idols in our Head
Little did I know when I started working on this post that Holy Spirit was directing me to it for my own benefit. But, I will save that for the end. Psalm 121:5 says, "The Lord is your KEEPER; The Lord is your shade at your right hand." The word KEEPER is Strong's H8104 - … Continue reading Need His Peace? Know His Presence. – Focus 28
It was May 2008. Our home had been on the market for some time but there was little sign of it selling. I was asking the Lord again about the timing and delay: “Lord are You waiting on our cooperation in some way or are there other factors?” “It’s My wisdom to wait." He said. … Continue reading Monday Manna – Attitude Adjustment Needed
One of the things God's gifted me with is a passion for His word and a desire to share it with other people. Many years ago, I faced some opposition for some of the things I was teaching because my audience had never heard the truths I was sharing. They wanted me to teach other … Continue reading Monday Manna – It Helps to Have God’s Perspective
Next Monday Mike and I will sign the final escrow papers and get keys to our new home. By prophetic word, this will be the last home we purchase and where we will live out the rest of our lives. We are beyond excited to be in our own space again after two months of … Continue reading When You Don’t Understand the Plan, You Trust the Planner.
For almost 3 years my husband had dreams of moving to Missouri. At first I refused to believe that was God's will for our lives. But then God started speaking to me in the secret place and then confirming it with words from prophetic people I'd never met or those I never talked to about … Continue reading How to Fix Your Gaze in Real Life
photo by Emerson Peters I went to church in a funk. Everything in me was screaming. “Guilty.” I had disappointed people by failing to follow through on promises. My heart was critical of another brother who I judged to be incompetent and I was judging myself a miserable Christian, at best. The worship started but consumed … Continue reading The Red Curtain
Recently, a new friend approached me and said, "I saw sister so and so today and when I told her about you, she said, 'Oh, I know her. I see her on Facebook. But isn't she Seventh Day Adventist? She is always talking about the Sabbath being on Saturday.'" I couldn't help but chuckle. No … Continue reading Is Mary Ellen Wright a Seventh Day Adventist? Is she Jewish? People want to know.