A Closer Look

23Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. 24 See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting. (Psalm 139:23-24)   It’s amazing the things you miss until you take a closer look. Last week we finally completed our raised gardens. It was

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Hope, Patience and Prayer

Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. (Romans 12:12) In difficult times, we wonder how it’s possible to remain hopeful, patient and in prayer. Our minds become distracted with the situation at hand and soon worry fills our minds as we watch the situation seem to become more problematic in time.

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An Anchor For Our Soul

Hebrews 6: 18 so that by two unchangeable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled for refuge might have strong encouragement to hold fast to the hope set before us. 19 We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul, a hope that enters into the inner

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Reach For The Lord

Whenever I am afraid, I will trust in You. (Psalm 56:3) When I was young, and even into my teens, I found security in my parents. Not everyone can say this due to different family situations, but I was fortunate enough to have wonderful parents who took care of their family and loved them. I

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Admit The Problem

  “Go, proclaim this message toward the north: ‘Return, faithless Israel,’ declares the Lord, ‘I will frown on you no longer, for I am faithful,’ declares the Lord, ‘I will not be angry forever. Only acknowledge your guilt— you have rebelled against the Lord your God, you have scattered your favors to foreign gods under

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