Monthly Archives: January 2017

A Heart Makeover

Ezekiel 36:26  I will plant a new heart and a new spirit inside of you. I will take out your stubborn, stony heart and give you a willing, tender heart of flesh. I love those makeover shows where they take … Continue reading

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Despite All My Emotions

Psalm 42:5  Why am I so overwrought? Why am I so disturbed? Why can’t I just hope in God? Despite all my emotions, I will believe and praise the One Who saves me and is my life.  (VOICE) “Why did … Continue reading

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Fruitful in the Land of Misfortune

Genesis 41:52  He [Joseph] named the second son Ephraim, because as he said, “God has made me fruitful in the land of my misfortune.” When I keep making the same judgments about my mentally ill stepson, I get discouraged about … Continue reading

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Praying and Waiting

Lamentations 3:24 Have courage, for the Eternal is all that I will need. My soul boasts, “Hope in God; just wait.”   (VOICE) Praying for someone with a mental illness is hard.  Sometimes I think it’s easier to pray for … Continue reading

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Living with the Holy Spirit

Luke 2:25 While fulfilling these sacred obligations at the temple, they encountered a man in Jerusalem named Simeon. He was a just and pious man, anticipating the liberation of Israel from her troubles. He was a man in touch with … Continue reading

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