There are so many things to be thankful for in this life and yet there is a deceiver that would have us believe differently. The deceiver wants us to be alone, but as believers, Jesus has said, "...and I will be with you always, even until the end of this age." Matthew 28:20b The choice …
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The sunrise was amazing! Everything was at peace. My wife and I were in awe of its beauty as we watched this unfold at Ned's Point on Mattapoisett Bay. When my sons were small I used to have them look at the sky and told them to watch as God colored. It's almost unbelieveable how …
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Today I read a blog by someone talking about forgiveness. I thought she shared her thoughts well and wanted to share it here as well. My journey has been a battlefield. I have been fighting most of my life. Fighting to survive, fighting to be free, fighting for myself, fighting myself, fighting demons, just fighting. …
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In an interview with John Piper, he said, "hope is like a reservoir of emotional strength." So, what is hope? Is it wishful thinking or is there more to it? Maybe there are different definitions of hope. There is worldly hope and biblical hope. Here are three different kinds of hope that Piper shares in …
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Sometimes the days feel long. I don't struggle with depression, but sometimes I just feel sad; I feel like nothing ever is going to change. I think that is only natural for people to feel this way. This is when I need to press into God. It is a comfort to know that he is …
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Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com "You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending." C.S. Lewis Life can be filled with regrets. We make choices each day and some of those choices end up hurting us. We feel defeated and question who we are and …
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Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Do you ever have those days where you feel like you are lost in a fog? You can see where you are, but cannot see what is in front of you. It is scary as long as you are focused on the fog. You have come to a point of …
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Humiliating things? This presents a new way to think. Usually, when people talk about or quote this verse they are talking about doing something difficult but positive. Here he is saying that regardless of the circumstances I can do all things because Jesus gives me the strength I will need.
Looking for peace? I think we all find ourselves in moments where peace seems to be nonexistent. In those times we would give anything just to have peace in our lives. How do we find peace when journeying through difficult times? "The Lord gives strength to his people; the Lord blesses his people with peace." …
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