Sparkling Stars

This post is linked up to Faith ‘n Friends Blog Hop and Open Mic Monday. As a teenager, I thought being a Christian meant sharing my faith with others to convince them of its validity. And in failing to share it openly with my non-Christian peers at school, I became more and more disappointed and ashamed … More Sparkling Stars

Overwhelmed by Fear

This post was written for Bonnie Gray’s #OneWordLent prompt response to the Scripture: “My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death. ‘Stay here…with me.’” Jesus in Matthew 26:31 And is also linked up to Open Mic Monday at Carolina’s: Overwhelmed. Yes, I’m overwhelmed. And yet I’ve tried to deny it. Tried to tell … More Overwhelmed by Fear

He Binds Up Our Wounds

This post was written for Bonnie Gray’s #OneWordLent prompt: The Lord is near to the brokenhearted And saves those who are crushed in spirit. He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds… ~~ Psalm 34:4-7, 18, 147 As I sat reading the prompt for today, my eyes and heart lingered on the words “binds up”. The past few … More He Binds Up Our Wounds

Embracing the Journey

Psalm 63: 3 (HCSB) “My lips will glorify You because Your faithful love is better than life.” On Sunday, I woke to this Scripture on (in)courage and found myself reminded of what God had spoken into my heart the day before, in the dunes. As I ran with renewed energy and joy at the opportunity … More Embracing the Journey