“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed.” ~Psalm 34:18NLT It starts around Thanksgiving. A low-grade hum of sorrow quietly, yet steadily envelopes my thoughts and emotions. I think being alone at Thanksgiving triggers it. Too many turkey dinners eaten in the corner of a restaurant while families laugh, […]
You cannot rest if you don’t know who you are.Our identity in Christ grounds us in His love and grace.Father God knows our innermost being and is not ashamed of our scars.
Embracing our identity in Christ is the foundation of rest. Learn how our identity in Christ frees us to “cease striving, and know that He is God.”
When the pain and burdens of living in this world become too much, I lift my eyes, arms, and heart to Jesus.
Sleepily I shuffled into the bathroom, anxious to get the day started, but unsure if I had the energy required to live it. I hadn’t slept the best last night. Again. No matter how many times I turned by body, I couldn’t get to sleep. But I was thankful. Somewhere after 2 or 3 a.m., […]
Denise Goosby and Teresa Janzen discussed an article Denise wrote about living with a family member with mental health issues. Both ladies are part of the She Writes for Him: Stories of Living Hope book.
A song about living joyfully as God does His will in the ups and downs of our lives.
Those Who Sow in TearsBy Denise Ann Goosby “I can’t do this, Lord,” she wailed silently to herself, erasing the equation on her paper. The tears started falling. Slowly at first—but quickened as panic set in. She glanced at her classmates around her, roughly scraping a fresh stream of moisture from her face. She looked […]
Grant writer, businesswoman, and advocate Valerie Grant shares about her healing journey from addiction.
“Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill His promises to her.” Luke 1:45 For me, December can be a minefield. I’m forced to navigate feelings and memories I’d rather not face. This California girl loves her sunshine. The shorter days and chilly nights leave me melancholy. The dry air makes my […]