No matter what we face, no matter what life throws at us, we stand firm. We believe that God is God and he will bring his promises to pass. We believe that we will see the goodness of God in the land of the living!
grace is “mercy, not merit.”Grace is getting what you don’t deserve, and not getting what you do deserve.
"Timing isn't my favorite subject because let's face it, I can be just as impatient as the next guy. Waiting? What's that? Why do I have to wait? Why can't I have what I want, when I want it?"
As single women, we often feel that this is a time in life to "get through". We long for the day our man sweeps us off our feet. We secretly plan our future wedding (don't deny it, you know you do). We imagine what lazy days will be like after we're married. How our hubby will treat us. And somewhere in the middle of all that dreaming, we lose our sense of peace and contentment.
You see, God's instructions are always simple, but they're not always easy. Take practically any direct order from the Bible, and you'll see.
I’m confident that some of us are stuck in situations because we don’t want to go through anything, but God wants us to walk through the fire so He can refine us. So He can shape us, stretch us, mold us, and purify us! So count at all joy my sweet sister when you are faced with various trials trust that God will see you through.
I was in high school, going through one of those phases where it seems like "everyone has a boyfriend but you". I was tired of being home alone when my friends went on dates. I was over and done with being the third wheel on outings. I didn't understand why I was not on anyone's … Continue reading You’re Kind of Pretty
There are times in life when you want something so badly it hurts, keeps you up at night, and pervades most of your thoughts, actions, and purposeful direction. I'm at that stage in life right now, aching for several things. Things I've been working toward for years and still seem no closer to achieving.
This morning, I opened my current devotional book and found:
Like me, you may still be getting those unsolicited lectures from relatives asking: “When are you going to get married?” “When are you going to have children? We won’t be alive forever.” Don’t let society's view of relationships and singleness discourage you. Some people are called to be single. While that may sound like bad … Continue reading Is Singleness Your Calling?