Thoughts by Women

Poem – In the Midst

Poem – In the Midst

This post was originally published on this siteIN THE MIDST In the midst of my pain Do not allow my living be in vain. For I must not kick and shove I must be harmless as a dove. Yet I need Your wisdom from above For the storms are raging and the waters Threaten to…

Called to be What He Made

Called to be What He Made

This post was originally published on this site “Bring my sons from afar and my daughters from the ends of the earth — everyone who is called by my name, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed and made.” Isaiah 43:6-7 I remember talking to one of my ministry leaders at church a…

Panic Button

Panic Button

This post was originally published on this site “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.’ Philippians 4:6 By night five of sleep deprivation caused by the inability to catch my breath, I knew this wasn’t a typical sinus and chest cold. It…

God is Able

God is Able

This post was originally published on this site Able is the Greek word dunatos, related to dunamis, meaning ability, abundance, capability, mighty works, miraculous power, prevailing strength. “God is able” means God has the mighty power to do a miraculous work out of His abundance and strength. Romans 16:25 says God is able to establish…

The Unfailing Love

The Unfailing Love

This post was originally published on this site “Your unfailing love will last forever. Your faithfulness is as enduring as the heavens.” Psalm 89:2 NLT Do you ever question where you’re at in life? Do you ever wonder why a certain thing happens to you and not to others? Maybe you lost your job but…

Choosing Your Direction Today

Choosing Your Direction Today

This post was originally published on this site Every day we choose our direction. Even when there are tasks that don’t particularly fulfill us or agenda items we might not have put on our top ten list … still, we choose our direction. Remember that where we focus we follow. What we fill up with…

Expectations

Expectations

This post was originally published on this site United Airlines has a slogan . . . “Place your expectations in the upright position.” Expectations. We all have them. We may call them by a different name – hopes, dreams, visions for the future, a reason to set goals today. Expectations lie embedded in every one…

What My Dad did Right

What My Dad did Right

This post was originally published on this site “Honor your father and mother, as the Lord your God commanded you. Then you will live a long, full life in the land the Lord your God is giving you” Deuteronomy 5:16 During my teen years, I tended to focus on what I thought my dad did…

Afraid but Following

Afraid but Following

This post was originally published on this site Jesus, I’m so grateful that you gently lead and insistently love me in the midst of both faith and fear. “They were on their way to Jerusalem with Jesus leading the way, those who followed were afraid.” Mark 10:32 They had heard Jesus teach on the green…

Wandering Wounded

Wandering Wounded

This post was originally published on this site How could this crisis be happening? She checks her phone to get her mind off it. “For the Lord your God has blessed you in all that you have done; He has known your wanderings through this great wilderness. These forty years the Lord your God has…