Tag: trust

Finding Rest in the Yoke of Christ

“Come to Me, all of you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. All of you, take up My yoke and learn from Me, because I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for yourselves. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light” (Matthew 11:28-30, HCSB). For […]

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10 Lessons the Parable of the Prodigal Son Has for Us- iBelieve.com Post

I hadn’t stepped foot in a church in well over three years, no thanks to the distractions, temptations, and stresses of college life that seemed to capture my heart and attention. But I had just graduated a couple months prior, and I could not take the guilt and shame looming over me one more day. […]

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A Prayer for Stress- iBelieve.com Post

I struggled with anxiety and panic attacks for many years in high school and college, even as a believer. Stress and worry were just a part of my life, and I allowed them to move into my mind and become my permanent mental roommates. From money problems to relationship issues, if it became too much, […]

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The Treasures of Being In Christ

Last night, it was my turn to lead a Bible study here in St. Louis at a women’s home that is affiliated with the ministry, Teen Challenge. The home offers a free Christ-centered program for women, regardless of age, to experience inner healing and restoration from addictions and bondage of all kinds. It truly has been […]

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Trusting God

I have been sleep deprived for well over a month. Yes, I have been existing as a “Mombie.” Mombie= sleep-deprived super-mom who is exists on coffee and a whole lotta grace (my definition) My son, who turns two years old in October, has been waking up almost every single night for five, going on six, […]

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God Can Use Empty Cups: Part 2

Click to read: “God can use empty cups: Part 1” I found out very quickly last Saturday that you can indeed pour yourself out even when you don’t feel like you have much to give. God took full advantage of the fact that I was asked to sing “Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again” from Phantom […]

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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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Just Not Now

JUST. NOT. NOW. Those three words seem to be the words I have had to say quite a lot over these last several months. And I am not a fan of having to turn down opportunities, especially when they seem so right, so perfect. But the timing may not be… Sunday morning before church, I […]

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Jesus, Lord of ALL

      Jesus, Lord of all. What does that mean to you?  For the past few weeks, I have continuously found myself asking Jesus to reign in my life. But such a simple phrase has such a great impact in your daily walk. It begins with obedience. And every single day that we wake […]

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