So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and are of God’s household. ~Ephesians 2:19 Goosebumps covered my arms this morning as I read this. I’ll try my best to convey my thoughts about what God spoke to me through this verse… It’s been almost a…… Continue reading No Longer Strangers and Aliens
“Isn’t the danger of missing out often much greater than the risk that comes with stepping out?” – Steven Furtick Some people have a natural capacity for public speaking. I, on the other hand, do not – at least I don’t think I do. Actually, I’ve never done much public speaking so I’m not completely…… Continue reading Stepping Out of the Boat
Is it just me or does life seem to be full of trials lately? An incessant flow of circumstances that carry cause for fear and worry. I’ve been doing a study of Philippians and am studying this verse this week. Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your…… Continue reading Scriptures for When You Are Anxious
My husband and I just celebrated our 10 year anniversary last week. Praise God! So thankful for this man the Lord has given me to share life with. Since I was a little girl, I have always enjoyed reminiscing of meeting my prince charming. We would meet and fall in love at first sight. Then,…… Continue reading The Marathon of Marriage
You may have seen all the talk circulating the internet today about the color of this dress. My husband pulled up a chair next to me this morning with this picture on his computer screen and asked me what color it was. I don’t know about you, but to me this dress is obviously white and gold.…… Continue reading What Color Is That Dress? – How Are Your Eyes Deceiving You?
Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me and know my anxious thoughts; And see if there be any hurtful way in me, And lead me in the everlasting way. ~Psalm 139:23 I prayed this scripture to the Lord and He faithfully answered. He revealed bitterness and anger lingering in hidden spaces of…… Continue reading When Confession Hurts
So first of all, I should probably let you know (if you haven’t already figured it out) what the author of the book, Steven Furtick means when he refers to the ‘chatterbox’. “The term chatterbox is my way of representing the lies we believe that keep us from accurately and actively hearing God’s voice” -…… Continue reading Book Review: Crash The Chatterbox – A Different Approach To Battling Fear
It’s been one of those days. I LOVE MY FAMILY..but today, I’m tired. I’m tired of constantly picking up toys. I’m tired of laundry. I’m tired of cleaning spilled milk from cereal off the floor. I’m tired of not being able to go to the bathroom by myself. I’m tired of not being able to…… Continue reading When You Want To Run Away
Hello Lovely Readers!!! This month marks amazedbygrace’s 1-year anniversary! Yay!! When I first embarked on this blogging adventure I wasn’t really sure what to expect, other than I knew I wanted to share the evidences of God’s goodness and love working in and through my life. This experience has accomplished that and so much more! It has been a…… Continue reading My One-Year Blogging Anniversary: I Want To Hear From YOU!
These are a few of the stories I’ve come across over the past weeks that have both horrified and encouraged me. The chains of persecution many of our brothers and sisters in Christ are enduring is heartbreaking and overwhelming. Yet, parallel with heartbreak is encouragement – encouragement to remember that this is not home; encouragement…… Continue reading Pray for Our Persecuted Brothers and Sisters In Christ