This is a poem I wrote during my Valley experience while God had me in Deuteronomy. I don't typically share my poetry because it reveals my rawest self. But in this case He changed my mind--again. I pray this one encourages you or maybe helps you put your feelings into words. 💜 Jesus, I come… Continue reading Poem: I Don’t Like Who I’ve Become
When God says everything. He means EVERYTHING! As soon as I started studying Deuteronomy 1, verses 3b and 5b caught and held my attention—the word “everything” radiating from the page. Curious, I went to my lexical aides to see if there was more to these verses in Hebrew. There wasn’t. What’s stated in our English… Continue reading Lessons from Deuteronomy 1: You Mean EVERYTHING?
When I started sharing the story of my wilderness season, it didn’t occur to me to share what God taught me during my 5-6 month stint in Deuteronomy 1—my transition from the valley to the wilderness. But then a friend changed my mind. Exasperated she said, “You don’t know who needs to hear what God… Continue reading Lessons from Deuteronomy 1: How 11 days became 40 years
The Isolation Did you notice the longer you were in the valley, the more you lost sense of time? Don’t get me wrong, you knew the days were passing. You knew the date and time. But you lost sense of the duration of your time in the valley. That’s how it was for me. At… Continue reading The Long Road Back: The Isolation. The Dialogue. The Group.
I thought I was doing God’s will God’s way. But I was wrong. What I was doing was God’s will my way. And, as I was about to learn, there’s a difference. Quick Rewind. When I first embarked on this God-given adventure called writing in November 2015, I had absolutely NO IDEA what I was… Continue reading The Long Road Back: How Would You Respond?