UPDATE: Dad came through surgery well. Concerns were the cancer would be attached to the chest wall. In that case, the doctor stated he would need to back out and close up without going further. But all was clear in this regard. Praise God!! The surgeon removed Dad's left lung and part of his bronchial …
Struggling with who you are? Jesus stepped onto the scene over 2000 years ago and told us exactly who we are and who HE is for us!
Have you ever felt as though you had no safe place to dwell? Have you been surrounded by fear and darkness while you searched for the light? You may feel unloved and unwanted. But I tell you-JESUS LOVES YOU! His love is very real. It is a weighted blanket full of life, warmth, comfort. His love is the kind you feel deep down inside and to the marrow of your bones. Reach for it! Cling to it! He is reaching for you!
Are you in a battle? Fight the battle with praise. Allow yourself to be honest with the hurts, the hopes, and the fears. Allow the deep parts of you to cry out to the deep parts of the Spirit of God.
Are you mentally, physically, or spiritually exhausted? Let the peace of God bring rest to you today. He is our peace.
The little girl rocked back and forth upon the little horse, the springs creaking with each sway. But she paid no heed to the groans of her little horse. She was listening for something else-a distinctive high pitch tone. She'd seen others do it. If they could, so could she. She had decided to teach teach herself to whistle.
Many have reflected upon 2019 as though the year stands alone, but for me 2019 began long ago, in the heart of a five year old little girl who believed she could fly.