A prayer in response to hopelessness and depression // the study of Psalm 143

My heart is filled with hope this morning as I meditate on the words of King David found in Psalm 143. These 12 verses beautifully illustrate a prayer that is both timeless & practical for us to utilize in our own times of trouble. This is one of the prayers David cried out in the midst of darkness and hopelessness. Like David I find myself … Continue reading A prayer in response to hopelessness and depression // the study of Psalm 143

8 ways to make quiet time a habit 

Science says it takes 21 days to build a habit. And by science, I mean: society has accepted this statement as fact and everyone from preachers to school teachers have used it to motivate others.  A recent article from Today.com disputed the 21 day idea by concluding that the process of forming, learning, and adopting new habits is totally unique to each individual. For some … Continue reading 8 ways to make quiet time a habit 

Majesty, Mystery

Wednesday afternoon I sat on the porch, read my Bible, furiously journal-ed & soaked up the gorgeous Spring weather. The longer I sat, the deeper I grew in awe of God’s creation…. His majesty, His mystery. I hear your birds sing as the wind rustles leaves all around. Gazing into your blue sky, remarkably clear, effortlessly smooth, wondering– how the clouds form…. why they float … Continue reading Majesty, Mystery