Tag Archives: Trusting God

Today’s Quote on Faith

“Faith means living with uncertainty – feeling your way through life, letting your heart guide you like a lantern in the dark.”  ~Dan Millman

Scripture for Reflection: Hebrews 11:1-40

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Today’s Quote on Trials

“God’s love does not keep us from trials, but sees us through them.”  ~Dennis Fisher

Scripture for Reflection: Romans 8:18-39

Today’s Quote on Anxiety

“In this life, we’ll face overwhelming troubles and uncertainties that can make our shoulders droop. We may temporarily bend under the weight of worrying. But when we trust God, we won’t break.”  ~Xochitl Dixon

Scripture for Reflection: Matthew 6:25-34

Today’s Quote on Adversity

“Think of life’s challenges as opportunities for the Lord to build your faith and prepare you for ministry. He uses those who are willing to obey Him even when the task seems illogical or impossible. And He takes pleasure in showing His faithfulness to those who trust in Him regardless of the situation.”  ~Dr. Charles Stanley

Scripture for Reflection: Judges 7:1-25

Today’s Quote on Rest

“God never asked us to meet life’s pressures and demands on our own terms or by relying upon our own strength. Nor did He demands that we win His favor by assembling an impressive portfolio of good deeds. Instead, He invites us to enter His rest.”  ~Charles R. Swindoll

Scripture for Reflection:  Matthew 11:28-29

A New Year…A New Word…Compassion

“This I recall to my mind; therefore, I have hope. Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness. ‘The Lord is my portion,’ says my soul, ‘Therefore I hope in Him!’ The Lord is good to those who wait for Him, to the soul who seeks Him. It is good that one should hope and wait quietly for the salvation of the Lord.” (Lamentations 3:21-26 NKJV)

 

I receive a lot of questions asking me why most of my writing deals with chronic pain and illness. I understand that it is difficult for some people to hear about pain and suffering. And yes, I admit that it’s a hard place to be.

It is bitter and desolate. A place I wish I could avoid.

It’s not pretty. Or comforting. Or delightful.

But, right now, it is my life.

My truth.

My reality. Continue reading