Thankful Thursday – God Carries Our Burdens

I've been overwhelmed recently. Overwhelmed by questions that I don't have answers to and decisions that we need to make as a family. The future seems so unclear and confusing. We ask God for wisdom, but sometimes no direction is forthcoming. And it all gets wrapped up in a big bundle that I feel on…

God’s Purposes for Us

"The LORD will fulfill His purpose for me; Your steadfast love, O LORD, endures forever. Do not forsake the work of Your hands." - Psalm 138:8 I came across this passage the other day as I was reading through the book of Psalms. It used to be a favorite verse of mine, but I hadn't…

10 Bible Verses to Combat Depression and Anxiety

Depression and anxiety are real. But that doesn't mean that God has left us defenseless against them. Over the twenty or so years that I have struggled with these illnesses, the Lord has enabled me to rely on Scripture to stand firm in my daily struggles. This does not mean I have always succeeded -…