Tag Archives: discouragement

Desperate Prayers…


    Father in heaven, You know me. You know everything about me. You know my weaknesses and my strengths. You know my thoughts and my feelings. You feel my joys and my pain. You celebrate with me in my … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Sonrise


Last night, as I was reading in Deuteronomy, the Lord revealed something to me about myself. Even though it was something that needed to be brought to my attention, it was not something that was easy to accept. But, as … Continue reading

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“Trust Me”


Lately, I have been in the greatest battle of my life. And though this battle is far from over, and I have no idea how it will end, Right now I feel defeated. I am exhausted from the pain that … Continue reading

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Walking By Faith


I am (slowly) learning to walk by faith and NOT by sight. When I walk by sight, things can sometimes look discouraging, painful, and very, VERY frightening! Each step is unsteady. I sometimes pace with worry or stop right there … Continue reading

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“Jesus Calling”


EXPECT TO ENCOUNTER ADVERSITY in your life, remembering that you live in a deeply fallen world. Stop trying to find a way that circumvents difficulties. The main problem with an easy life is that it masks your need for Me. … Continue reading

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All Things Work Together For Our Good!


“And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.” (Romans 8:28 MKJV) When we find ourselves discouraged and upset by life’s often unpleasant or stressful … Continue reading

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Complete Surrender


We all struggle with discouragement, suffer loss and feel grief. We are sometimes overtaken by fear and doubt. There have been, and will be again, times when we are fearful and feel our faith falter in the wake of some … Continue reading

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The Hammer, the File and the Furnace


“It was the enraptured Rutherford who said in the midst of very painful trials and heartaches: ‘Praise God for the hammer, the file, and the furnace!’ Let’s think about that. The hammer is a useful and handy instrument. It is … Continue reading

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