Tag: God’s word

Bearing Lasting Fruit

“You did not choose Me, but I chose you. I appointed you that you should go out and produce fruit and that your fruit should remain, so that whatever you ask the Father in My name, He will give you” (John 15:16). In the Spring through the Fall seasons, my husband and I enjoy spending our Saturday mornings […]

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Casting Down Lies

A few months ago, my eyes were opened to the stark reality that I was struggling with an area of my past. I found myself getting easily offended and constantly upset from discussions with my husband to people that I didn’t even know on Facebook. I would make great assumptions and I began to believe […]

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Spiritual Unity: Studying the Bible with Your Spouse

I have been a Christian for almost fifteen years and my husband has been a Christian for over twenty years. In December, we will have been married for seven years. Throughout the many years of wedded bliss, I have always longed for the days when Paul and I would enjoy deep times of Bible study […]

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God Can Use Empty Cups: Part 1

This summer marks eight years that I came back to the Lord after being a prodigal daughter for many years, believing in God, but living as if He didn’t exist. In the course of those eight years, I have grown so much in my spiritual walk that it’s sometimes hard to remember myself before that […]

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7 Game-Changing Bible Verses for Depression- Guest Blog Post

I am thoroughly excited to introduce my readers to my first ever guest blogger on emilyrosemassey.com, Mary, from  Nature + Nurture! Mary reached out to me after she read my article DEVELOPING WELLNESS IN YOUR BODY, SOUL, AND SPIRIT on iBelieve.com and shared with me how our stories of struggling with mental and hormonal health were strikingly […]

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Heaven on Earth: Finding Family

  I heard a quote the other day that really hit me strongly. “The more heaven comes to earth, the more earth will look like family.” -Jonathan Helser Oh, how I long to experience heaven in that way again, I thought! Within that statement, I began to envision the Father’s heart behind His original design […]

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When Death Surrounds Us

We are are now three weeks into 2016 and the only word I can use to describe it is HEAVY. It seemed as if every time I logged onto Facebook, my eyes fell upon the tragic news of someone passing away. One by one, headlines announced that another beloved artist in the music and entertainment […]

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Find Rest, My Soul

I have observed, both in my own life and the lives of others, that if there has been a significant amount of damage done to the soul because of rejection from people, the person will often so many times try to overcompensate for their weakness by performing to gain the approval, love, or applause of […]

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Last day of 29.

Today is a typical Monday… Slow cooker chili in the CrockPot (although it is far from chilli here in St. Louis at 62 degrees), babysitting two little ones, chasing around my little one and trying to keep him from eating the giant, colorful bulbs on the string of Christmas lights for the one-millionth time, and […]

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New Again

I haven’t spent too much time lately on my blog sharing current personal events. It doesn’t mean there hasn’t been anything important to write about, I just haven’t felt the need to dive into some of the messiness of our life. Paul and I have been through a lot of major transitions and changes throughout […]

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