My Weekend Retreat – Part 2 – His Confident Love

While on my weekend retreat at Women Refreshed at the Well, I had many opportunities to sit in multiple beautiful locations throughout the house and journal to my heart’s content! I loved the gorgeous chair in my room, where I spent much of my first evening, writing down the gazillion questions I wanted to ask the Lord and have Him answer. That evening, He gently told me to not get too anxious about getting all my questions answered in those {Read More}

Rise Up

As a young girl, I remember standing next to my mom in worship services at our church, listening to her sing. I hated singing, because I felt like I could never reach the notes of the melody and didn’t like the sound of my own voice. With my limited range, I would strain to hear my mom’s harmonies and try to follow along with her. As I grew up and learned to play piano, I began to discover how to {Read More}

The Essential Jesus – Isaiah 9:6-7 – His Government and Peace

You can read about the origins of this blog series on The Essential Jesus here and catch up on previous posts here. Though I wasn’t due to write about Isaiah 9 for quite some time, I figured it was fitting to write about it during the month of December, as it is a key prophecy about the birth of Jesus. Since there was simply so much contained in just these 2 verses, I split it up into several posts that {Read More}


“Who can find a 1virtuous wife?  For her worth is far above rubies.”  Proverbs 31:10 I, the Lord Jesus, am seeking and searching for a woman of 2valor.  I am looking for a woman with an 3excellent spirit who is pure in heart.  I desire a bride who is 4spotless, righteous and courageous.  I long for my wife to be my partner in all things, one who will stand and fight by my side.  Who can find such a woman?  {Read More}

The Oil of His Name

Song of Songs 1:3 3 Pleasing is the fragrance of your perfumes (good ointments); your name is like perfume (ointment, aromatic oils, purified oil) poured out. No wonder the maidens (virgins) love you! Yesterday, my husband pointed something out to me that I had never considered before.  I have read the verse above from Song of Songs countless times, so I was a little surprised that I had never made the connection that he did, that this verse could be {Read More}