~As The Heart Thinks (Part 1)~

“Imagine yourself as a living house. God comes in to rebuild that house… He is building quite a different house from the one you thought of – throwing out a new wing here, putting on an extra floor there, running up towers, making courtyards. You thought you were going to be made into a decent …

~Momentum~ (Part 4)

~The Crossroads Of Hard Times~ (Pg. 161) “Why? It’s a question often asked in the crossroads called hard times.” (pg. 162) Hard times are something everyone goes through. Everyone’s hard times is different from someone else’s. But sometimes close enough a like that we can find others that understand us. Difficult times, hard times, times …

~Momentum~ (Part 3)

~The Crossroads Called Limbo~ Limbo is the state of uncertainty, not knowing what to do or whats next. “That night the Lord appeared to Paul and said, “Be encouraged, Paul. Just as you have been a witness to me here in Jerusalem, you must preach the Good News in Rome as well.” (Acts 23:11, NLT) …

~Momentum~ (Part 2)

Forward momentum can have awkward moments. They can be embarrassing sometimes. For me forward momentum is just getting myself out and about. I like to stay home. I have panic attacks when going out. I have been like this since my PTSD was triggered. But because of the Lord and my parents and others I’m …

~Momentum~ (Part 1)

“Transforming the effects of the fall and growing in the image of God is not an easy task. But God has promised us that the “good work” He began in us, He will carry “on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.” (Phil. 1:6) Henry Cloud, Changes That Heal (pg. 147) Forward momentum. Sometimes …

~Hug The Little Girl Within Me~

This is the The Mended Heart Challenge at the end of chapter 6. I decided to share it today instead of at the end of the devotional yesterday. The challenge was to make this prayer your own. “Hug the little girl within me” by Anita Corrine Donihue. “Dear Lord, hug the little girl within me …

~When A Thief Steals Your Heart~ (Part 3)

To be made whole again. ~Looking Deeper~ “Dr. Dan B. Allender, in the Wounded Heart, asks, “What must be done to lift the shroud of shame and contempt?” He believes the answer to this question involves a strategy that might at first seem to intensify the problem, which is to peer deeply into the wounded …

~When A Thief Steals Your Heart~ (Part 1)

“I know not if tomorrow’s way be steep or rough; But when His hand is guiding me, that is enough.” Unknown (Pg. 125) Through the start of chapter six of the Mended Heart, Suzanne Eller talks about two young woman who lost they’re since of safety. They lost there since of security and safe feelings …