Finding Peace

“Immediately He spoke with them and said to them, ‘Take courage; it is I, do not be afraid.’” Mark 6:50, NASB   Time… It’s rushing away From me. I can’t hold on It’s like a breeze Fluttering away Turning into A magnificent wind Rushing, raking, rattling Me Like a tempest.   Breathe… I can’t bring back […]

When Hope Runs Out

“The LORD’S lovingkindnesses indeed never cease, For His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; Great is Thy faithfulness.” Lam. 3:22-23, NASB Maybe you watched my Devotions for Women: NO WATER! segment yesterday. If so, you’re aware that water is currently unavailable at the Wickham household. I like camping, but really, not in my own […]

Discovering God’s Names: Yahweh-Shalom

“And the LORD said to him, ‘Peace to you, do not fear; you shall not die.’ Then Gideon built an altar there to the LORD and named it The LORD is peace. To this day it is still in Ophrah of the Abiezrites.” Judges 6:23-24, Nasb On my way out of the grocery story, the news […]

Drawing Near: You Give Me Peace

  “The LORD bless you, and keep you; The LORD make His face shine on you, And be gracious to you; The LORD lift up His countenance on you, And give you peace.” Numbers 6:24-26, NASB Loving Father in heaven, Your peace encompasses so much more than I realized: tranquility, a satisfied condition, and a sense […]

Discovering God’s Names: Jesus, Prince of Peace

“For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders; And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6, NASB Peace. It can be an elusive feeling … like last night when I turned […]

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