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 […]

Special Post: A Prayer for the USA

Loving Father in Heaven, Your heart must break as You look on the USA and see rampant sin. Unborn children are murdered—innocent blood shed. Women and children are violated—helpless people abused. Immorality abounds. Evil is lauded while righteousness is mocked. False teachers weaken the church. Leaders who appear doctrinally accurate and devoted to You are […]

WRITERS CLINIC: The Writers’ Prayer

“Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart.” Psalm 37:4, NASB Dear Christian Writer Friends, Like a vast night sky devoid of stars, my mind produced an empty canvas when I pondered today’s topic. I considered covering remedies for writer’s block, yet I kept returning to one main […]

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 […]

A Perspective That Makes You Strong

Perspective changes everything. For instance, the weather can be gloomy and overcast, but the sun still shines—it’s just hidden behind the clouds. Life can mirror this image. Though we might stand in the midst of clouds like pressures, stresses, and worries, the light of the Lord never dims. He strengthens us and gives us peace, […]

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