Posts Tagged ‘strength’

Distraction of Decathlons #devotions

Philippians 3:14 Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead,  I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. Happy New Year, My Friends! It’s January – the beginning of a new year – and many of us have set new goals,…

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Distraction of Drifting #devotionblog

This certain hope of being saved is a strong and trustworthy anchor for our souls, connecting us with God himself behind the sacred curtains of heaven. Hebrews 6:19 (TLB) Throughout my childhood, my family spent a good part of the summer vacationing on a spring-fed lake, nestled in the wooded hills of northern Michigan. Each…

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Distraction of Diagnosis

For the LORD comforts his people and will have compassion on his afflicted ones. Isaiah 49:13 It was a pain I had never experienced before. No other symptoms, only pain. I kept telling myself it would pass but this was debilitating. My husband was out of town and my twenty two-month old was full of…

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Distraction of Doctors

Isaiah 40:31 But those who wait upon the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. Here I am on a beautiful Sunday afternoon sitting in the urgent care waiting room. Going to the doctor is never…

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Distraction of Destruction

Psalm 22:19 But you, LORD, do not be far from me. You are my strength; come quickly to help me.(NIV) As I looked out the window, the hurricane rains were pouring out of the sky just as the weather reports had predicted. I watched the pond behind our house overflow its banks and ebb into…

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