A Heartfelt Thank You

My Loving Heavenly Father, Thank you so much for encouraging me today. Yesterday pretty much sucked; but today gave me hope! I got an answer that I had been waiting for. It was a yes. 🙂 I got some help that I was looking for. I pray that it will propel me forward. And all I can…

The Blessing of Family

I'm so grateful for my family! Yesterday afternoon my Mom drove an hour from her home to mine, just to visit me and to help me with several projects around the house. We went shopping for necessary items, and then came back to my home to get to work. My Mom helped me to organize…

Finding Peace in the Gracious Love of God

The past several days I have been feeling emotional, frazzled, and just plain overwhelmed. I hate feeling like this! Everything becomes a "big deal," and each situation I encounter becomes a cause for worry. I'm thankful for my husband, who pointed me back in the right direction. "What are some of the coping skills you learned for handling feelings…

Unashamed Because of Mercy

Yesterday I did something that I was ashamed of. I felt discouraged, frustrated, angry, and embarrassed. But as I look back on the incident and on how things worked out, I see that God wanted to teach me a lesson. I had been hearing a song by Big Daddy Weave on K-Love (my favorite radio…

Our Time of Need

For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are—yet he did not sin. Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to…