It’s hard to see beauty when she’s dancing in the ashes of our broken dreams. But with chubby cheeks covered in soot, she’s always there kicking up dust, revealing an eternal perspective, which can be hidden but not destroyed.
Miracles are just God being Himself. He overflows delight, leaving trails of brilliance and crowds wondering what else He can do. Faith is just awareness of the marvels God is capable of, allowing ourselves to be lavished in extravagant gestures of love.
When life knocks us off our horses and tramples us into the mud, it’s easy to forget about God. Next time you’re crushed and defeated, I hope you lift your eyes and Remember: He wants you to rise. written by Nicky Gant 2/16/2018
I hope I’m there the day your prayers come running giddily up from behind you like children, announcing “it’s time, it’s time.” I hope I get to see how their soft sweet hands take yours, leading you finally into the Light that you’d sensed but couldn’t fathom- into the Glow you’d dared to follow without understanding, into the Brilliance […]
Believe it or not, You are made in the image and likeness of our Creator. You are Light. You are Love. You are Beauty. You are Truth. And You are WAY more powerful than you think. There will always be shadows, temptations like rain clouds knocking at your door- but You get to decide if you let them […]
What if a storm cloud refused to rain? Would it stay dark forever? How heavy would it get? How many flowers would miss their chance to bloom, waiting for water that never fell? What if you refuse to share your heart with the world? Will it be dark forever? How heavy will it get? […]
I see you bogged down with stress, like you’re mired in quicksand up to your neck- heavy laden, motionless, stuck, ready to give up- I want to encourage you back into Hope. With God, there is no such thing as a trap. If you lift Your eyes to the heavens, He’ll strengthen you through the […]
It’s crazy, but it’s true – I have to warn you. They’ll literally try to talk you out of being yourself. they’ll go to dramatic lengths to complete this task- It’s like they have an advertising campaign specifically designed to silence you, but don’t let them fool you. Trust me: There is no such thing as […]
Have you discovered www.explore.org? You can actually watch a live cam of wild grizzly bears catching salmon in a river in Alaska’s wilderness. It’s a breathtaking glimpse into the majesty of creation. As I soaked in the wonder of it from my couch in Iowa, what really started to catch my eye were the salmon. […]