Hope is the strong and confident expectation of something desired. I have shared a lot over the years about hope, but what happens when what you hope for is not obtained at the time you desired? The answer will depend on the significance and importance...

This verse, Psalm 126:5, is just the opposite of what the world tells us. So many people think that if you go through a trial or face a hardship you are doomed forever, but that is not the case. No present situation or trial will...

I've heard this verse, Nehemiah 8:10, many times but have never read the context around it. In Nehemiah 8:1-9 the people gathered as Ezra read God's word. The word was presented so that the people could understand it - they were hungry to hear it and...

A few weeks ago I shared a post about feeling like I am in a pit. Today I wanted to share more from one of the verses mentioned in that post - Psalm 40:1-2. David starts this Psalm off by saying he waited patiently for the Lord and...

In 1 Peter, trials and suffering are mentioned several times. We know that as Christians we will face trials. It is never a question of if, it's a question of when. It's important to remember that every trial we face is a refining process. Verse 6...

Last week was a rough week. Honestly, the last two months have been rough, but after being very down about Kai, more heartache came. While at work my sweet co-worker got a call from her daughter that her daughter had found her fiance dead in...

Today's verse has brought a lot of comfort over the last month. Matthew 5:4 says, Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. This is the second verse in the beatitudes. This verse isn't talking about a casual grief or sorrow, but a deep heartache and grief. All...

I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter weekend celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Today I'm sharing John 11:25-26, Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives...

Isaiah 43:2 has been such an encouraging verse over the last few weeks: When you go through deep waters, I will be with you! When you pass through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown! When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned up; it will not...

Last week, I shared Proverbs 23:7 which tells us that our thoughts turn into who we become. Today I'm sharing Philippians 4:8 - Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable--if anything...