Resurrecting Relationships: My heart has been led to meditate on relationships a lot lately. And my hope is always that this meditation leads to greater action. Is it this season of new life bursting forth outside, that has me wondering why certain areas of my own life aren’t that fruitful? Is it the pain of lost … More Restoring Relationships Most Thought Were Dead
Set aside the fact that I haven’t been very many places in the world, and some of my absolute favorite places in the world are the one’s where I have experienced and endured suffering, yet also tasted beauty and redemption. For example, my college apartment. Here is where I experienced deep darkness and cried when … More How suffering waters our roots.
This is a collection of sorts. A collection of conversations, thoughts, and words. A few weeks ago, at a small gathering of women, I was sharing my desire to write a book, and my idea about what it may entail. I received an encouraging “yes!” from a new friend, who like Jesus, realizes that hard … More Purged, purified, and refined; more than a heap of ashes.
I don’t mind if you’ve got something nice to say about me And I enjoy an accolade like the rest And you could take my picture and hang it in a gallery Of all the who’s-who’s and so-and-so’s That used to be the best at such and such, It wouldn’t matter much. I won’t lie, … More Legacy
We’ve been talking adamantly about the importance of using our weapons and gifts within spiritual warfare, for the sake of guarding our hearts, defending our faith, and delighting in our deliverer. But I dare not fail to mention that the battle is not just about fighting against someone, it’s about fighting for someone. We don’t … More Battle Cry (Part Four)
As a writer, I have often times read things that others have written, both friends and strangers alike, and felt like their talent was more worthy than mine. Like somehow God gave them something that I was supposed to have. Just the other day, I read a blog, and it was about something that I … More Battle Cry (Part Three)
I told you that a battle isn’t fought in an hour, or a day. Was I right? Are you still fighting some of the same battles you were fighting yesterday? If you’ve had a breakthrough, praise God. But if you’re still fighting, venture with me a little further into the chaos. It’s nice having a … More Battle Cry (Part Two)
I wont win this battle, by the strength of my own hands I wont win this battle, by the words that I write I wont win this battle, by the songs that I sing You’re the mountain mover And only you can Only you can win this battle Not a battle of flesh and blood… … More Battle Cry (Part One)
Have you checked my name tag? Not me, I’m Kelly. Although, you’d think hope was my name based on how much I hope in myself. My name is Kelly and i’d like to be real with you. My very best efforts have failed me this year. I tried my best to adjust to changes. … More Do you know who HOPE is?
“Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens! Praise him for his mighty deeds; praise him according to his excellent greatness! Praise him with trumpet sound; praise him with lute and harp! Praise him with tambourine and dance; praise him with strings and pipe! Praise him with sounding cymbals; praise him with loud clashing cymbals! Let everything that has breath praise the Lord! Praise … More Praise Him