Tired? Battle-weary? Broken? Wounded? Beloved...I have very good news for you! This is not your position! This is not your identity! Soak that in... You are a mighty warrior! You are a victor! Your wounds are your weapons. What the enemy intended for your harm is actually the very thing the Lord uses for your good. Those very "hits" are not your identity but weapons you … [Read more...] about Your Wounds are Weapons!
Character. Godly character. There is a lot of talk about character. There is even a lot of ACTION about character. There are even full curriculum and businesses developed around the topic of character. We so want it. But! The problem with that is that character is not something we can just "put on". It is not good behavior. Character is not a checklist or a wall chart. … [Read more...] about Character that is Not Counterfeit
Ever had an “unbalanced tire?” Recently, I had a tire that was driving me crazy! It made the ride horribly rough. I was wore-out just from trying to drive to town because it kept pulling me off the road—obviously in the wrong direction! Just a simple trip to town was completely stressful. My hands were blistered from trying to hold on to the steering wheel the whole way to … [Read more...] about Restoring Balance To Completely Overloaded Lives! by Cindy Rushton
Depressed? Down? A bit SICK-AND-TIRED? Weary? Desperate for a change? Sweet friend, I have been there. Actually, I was so deeply depressed that the best way to describe it is to think about the Grand Canyon with no apparent way out. That is how I felt. I felt too tired and weary to even begin the ascent back out. I was overwhelmed with the load. I could not go on the way I … [Read more...] about Depressed??? Try This…
Are you ever tempted to give up in the heat of the battle? Sure, you are! We (including me) have all wanted to quit at some point in time because life’s situations just got too hard, we could see no way out -- no help on the horizon – and thought it better to find a cypress tree and have a pity party for ourselves. However, you need to know that God didn’t draw you to … [Read more...] about Never Give Up in the Battle by Lucia Claborn