Focus on Prayer

Whether it be so heavy that others cannot bear To know the heavy burden they cannot come and share; Whether it be so tiny that others cannot see Why it should be a burden, and seem so real to me, Either and both I lay them down at the Master's feet And find them alone [...]

Focus On Forgiveness

How many times do I have to forgive them? "Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times?" Matthew 18:21 Till seven times. 7 in the Bible means complete. Peter thought, 'Surely once someone's done me wrong seven times and I've [...]

Focus on Our Good

I've had this post ready for 2 months.  It was supposed to be my focus for March.  I don't know how many times I've scheduled things and the Lord said,  "No, wait, not yet". EACH time there's been a reason.  This time is no different.After being in quarantine and our world being upended, I thought, [...]

Focus on Surrender

"...neither will I offer burnt offerings unto the Lord my God of that which doth cost me nothing." II Samuel 24:24 We know the sacrifice it takes to surrender. But all through the Bible, we see what God did when people surrendered their all to Him. The miracles He worked. Queen Esther. Gideon's army of [...]

Focus on Calvary Love

For February, I'm focusing on Calvary Love. Lest I forget Gethsemane Lest I forget Thine agony Lest I forget Thy love for me Lead me to Calvary. In every thing I've ever faced in my life, I've always been led back to Calvary. When I realized I was lost, and couldn't save myself. When I [...]

Focus on Being a Workman

So I truly wasn't planning on doing another series so soon after my "Dig a Well" series. And usually, I like to be prepared and have all my posts ready and lined up.  But my husband unexpectedly had to teach Sunday School this past Sunday and it kind of just really convicted my heart. I have no [...]

Focus On Grace

I started writing a post for the new year. I'm not a person that picks out a special "word" to live by at the beginning of each year. But sometimes, there is a word that sticks out to me and I try to focus on it through the year. There are a lot of things [...]

The blessing of being broken

There was a song that my siblings and I would listen to growing up called God Uses Broken Things. The chorus went like so:Broken thingsBroken thingsGod has a purpose for broken thingsBroken thingsBroken thingsGod uses broken things.It had a catchy little melody and we enjoyed singing along to it. But we never really understood the words. I [...]