Presence: God with Us

Dear Lord, You are Emmanuel, God with us. And Your presence makes all the difference in my daily life. Today contained challenge after challenge, pushing me to the edge of exasperation. Yet just as You reminded me in the pre-dawn hours, You are with me. I draw strength from knowing You’re near. By my side. Within […]

God’s Presence & Our Wanderings | Drawing Near

“Only fear the LORD and serve Him in truth with all your heart; for consider what great things He has done for you” (1 Sam. 12:24, NASB). Thank You, Father, for Your faithful presence. You are my Rock, my Shelter, my Refuge. You lift my head when I am downcast, and You restore my soul. When worries rise in […]

Drawing Near: Love Is…

Dear Reader, I pray you’ll join me in speaking these words, which are based on 1 Corinthians 13, to our heavenly Father. Let’s worship Him together, knowing His love makes all the difference in each of our lives ❤️. In Christ’s Love, Abba! Father, Love is patient. Love is You, patiently working in us and making […]

Drawing Near: Fresh Tenderness & Holy Wonder

“For today in the city of David there has been born for you a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:11, NASB Abba, Father, I’ll never look at this verse quite the same—it was the truth Mary treasured and pondered on that long ago night of Jesus’ birth (Lk. 2:19). Over two thousand years later, You’ve given me […]

Drawing Near: You’re Aware of Everything

“For the eyes of the LORD move to and fro throughout the earth that He may strongly support those whose heart is completely His…” 2 Chron. 16:9, NASB   Loving Father, You see every act of goodness and every agony of sorrow in this world. From the hungry cries of infants who are nourished in their mother’s […]

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