The Power of Christ

“And He has said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness.’ Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, that the power of Christ may dwell in me” (2 Corinthians 12:9, NASB). An unfamiliar panic pressed upon me though I couldn’t quite place it. I knew something wasn’t […]

From Weakness to Strength

It happened this morning at the trash can. An odd place, I know, but I recognized my weakness there and sought the Lord’s strength.  He’s answering, for which I’m so grateful. The Lord continues to teach me the importance of relying on Him, a lesson I’ll keep learning for the rest of my life. Today, […]

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, […]

Friends & What Really Matters

“For I have come to have much joy and comfort in your love, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed through you, brother.” Philemon 1:7, NASB We visited around the breakfast table, enjoying each other’s company. My husband and I hadn’t spent time with these friends for over a year because we reside […]

Not Good Enough? Me Either

And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.—To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved.—Not […]

Drawing Near: Make Me Faithful

“In the beginning God created…” Genesis 1:1, NASB “Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.” 2 Corinthians 5:17   Loving Father, Creator of this sky that fascinates me, Painter of its splendid blue, You’re matchless. Maker of white clouds puffing around, You’re […]

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