Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Its another year over.Many things we should have done and did not. We wish we could perhaps have done things differently.But we cannot turn back the clock except to look forward. Do not fear about tomorrow, because it will come and go and Life will still go on. But never give up, never say I cannot. There are no limits to what you can do except the limits you put on yourself. So reach for the sky, dream big dreams and walk into the new year with confidence.God goes before you preparing the way. Trust him, even though you do not understand, even though you feel afraid, even though you think you just cannot go on anymore. THERE IS NO STRONGHOLD MY GOD CANNOT BREAK, NO MOUNTAIN MY GOD CANNOT MOVE, NO DISEASE MY GOD CANNOT HEAL AND NO MIRACLE MY GOD CANNOT WORK.
Go into the new year expecting God's best for you always. Walk in great expectation, miracles are yours because he is a miracle working God. Enjoy God's best for you. Praise him night and day, be faithful as he is faithful. God's favour is upon you and he will make you prosper in all your ways.
Isaiah 60:5-THE WEALTH OF THE GENTILES SHALL COME TO YOU. His glory will be seen in your life.

! look forward to the next year and receive God's blessings.
Meet Me in the Meadow by Roy Lessin

God's purest Light to show us the way;
God's perfect Savior to free us from sin;
God's tender Shepherd to care for our needs;
God's sure Foundation to make us secure;
God's fullest Joy to give us a song;
God's broken Bread to satisfy our hunger;
God's conquering King to rule in our hearts;
God's healing Fountain to make us whole;
God's highest Purpose to fulfill our longings;
God's quieting Peace to bring us rest;
God's redeeming Love to make us His own.

They will call him Immanuel, which means "God is with us." Matthew 1:23 NLT

-Roy Lessin

This si so profundly beautiful and it moves me so much. Blessed christmas to all of you. Its not about the gifts under the tree but the gift that was given us, thousands of years ago.God gave his son to die for us so we would be saved.When you can understand this gift, what it actually meant you will be able to understand this kind of love

Saturday, December 4, 2010

The year is ending and somethings end with it. Time to let go and let God. There is always a new beginning waiting for us. I am at peace with the decisions I have made. I need to let go and than perhaps we can find peace and happiness.For the first time I am not afraid and in fact I feel excited at what tomorrow will bring. Finally I feel free. No more regrets or tears or looking back. I have so much to be thankful for: the good times we had, my family and friends who helped me through this dark time in my life. Most of all I want to thank the Lord Jesus for never leaving me, for holding me in his arms all those lonely nights I cried myself to sleep. He has become my best friend, constantly by my side. I do not fear tomorrow, because he goes ahead to clear the way for me.
So all you women out there who feel there is nothing left and do not know who to turn to, turn to him and let him change your life forever, Remember you are wonderfully made in his image. Expect the best and only the best will come to you.Do not settle for anything less. Do not let fear take over, God did ont gie you a spirit of fear, but power and love and a sound voice. Be blessed

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Come to Me Wall Art

When you are hurting, come to Me and
I will bind your wounds.

When you need to be assured, come to Me and
I will give you my embrace.

When you can no longer go on, come to Me and
I will carry you.

When you need comfort, come to me and
I will wipe your tears.

When you are uncertain of My love, come to Me .

I will speak My heart to you

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Its every mother's dream and dread at the same time when her son gets married.We are happy for him because he is so happy.But then we worry too. She will be the women in his life now and how will his relationship with me change?. I know every mother goes through that. Its had to let go. As I sat in church watching my son look into his new wife's eyes and tell her I DO, I saw this little baby in my arms. He was so adorable and such a beautiful baby. I always felt in my heart that he was special, destined for a good life and great things. I watched him grow through life, and there were struggles, but he overcame them all. Every time I prayed for him, I always felt the Lord telling me " Don't worry I have got him". Then when he became a young man and started dating, I grew anxious again. Who would he marry? Would this girl be the right one How would he know? So I prayed and again sort the Lord. I told Jesus, you pick the right girl for him, because you know exactly what he needs. God came through for me again. I believe, God chose Prem because God knew she would be just right for him, his soul mate, his best friend for life. He know she would also be just right for our family. Thank you Lord for this beautiful and warm hearted girl whom my son loves dearly and who equally loves him the same. I could not have asked for a better daughter-in-law. My heart is at peace for my son now and I can finally let go............
Made to Make a Difference

We are created by a great God to do great works. He invites us to outlive our lives, not just in heaven, but here on earth.

God has not given us what we deserve. He has drenched his world in grace. It has no end. It knows no limits. It empowers this life and enables us to live the next.

Here's a salute to a long life:
goodness that outlives the grave,
love that outlasts the final breath.
May you live in such a way that your death is just the beginning of your life.

Excerpt from Outlive Your Life by Max Lucado.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Saturday, September 11, 2010
God Is a Close Father
by Rick Warren

"God did this so that men would ... reach out for him and find him, since he is not far from each one of us." Acts 17:27 (NIV)

"God is there. And He cares. He wants to meet your needs because He's caring, consistent, and He's close. That is such Good News!"

In Acts 17, Paul gave a sermon to the people in Athens. He said, "God doesn't live in a temple or a little house. He would be confined. He has chosen to live all around the world. God is everywhere." Why? As our verse today tells us, "God did this so that men would reach out for him and find him, since he is not far from each one of us." God is close, available, and accessible.

A lot of kids today grow up with absentee fathers. They are never home, always gone, never there for the important dates. Even when they are home they really aren't there. They're detached, reading a newspaper, watching television, or working. They may be physically there but they're not mentally and emotionally at home.

That's why it's important to remember three encouraging facts about the closeness of God:

1. God is never too busy for me.

Psalm 145:18 (NIV) says, "The Lord is near to all who call on him." He's never too busy to talk to me. When I want to pray to God, He's not there with a switchboard that's busy because of everyone praying: "The lines are busy at this time. Please try again." God has no problem processing everyone's prayer request at the same time, because He's God. He's always near. He never says, "Some other time."

2. God loves to meet my needs.

He's not annoyed by my request. "If you know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him!" (Matthew 7:11 NIV) If you, being an imperfect father, know how to give good gifts to your kids, don't you think God, who is a perfect Father, knows how to give good gifts to you? He loves to meet my needs.

3. He is sympathetic to my hurts.

"The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and rescues those who are crushed in spirit." (Psalm 34:18 NLT) When you hurt, God hurts. When you grieve, God grieves. When you are brokenhearted, crushed and think you can't even get out of bed in the morning, God feels. You are never closer to God than when you are in pain.

God is there. And He cares. He wants to meet your needs because He's caring, consistent, and He's close. That is such Good News!

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Just Think,
You’re not here by chance,
but by God’s choosing.
His hand formed you
and made you the person you are.
He compares you to no one else
– you are one of a kind.
You lack nothing that His grace can’t give you.
He has allowed you to be here at this time in history
to fulfill His special purpose for this generation.

By Roy Les

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Then the people of Judah said, "The work crews are worn out, and there is too much rubble. We can't continue to rebuild the wall." Nehemiah 4:10 (GWT)

"When you don't reach a goal on time, just set a new goal. Don't give up."

Discouragement is curable. Whenever I get discouraged, I head straight to Nehemiah. This great leader of ancient Israel understood there were four reasons for discouragement.

First, you get fatigued -- You simply get tired as the laborers did in Nehemiah 4:10. We're human beings and we wear out. You cannot burn the candle at both ends. So if you're discouraged, it may be you don't have to change anything. You just need a vacation! Sometimes the most spiritual thing you can do is go to bed.

Second, you get frustrated -- Nehemiah says there was rubble all around, so much that it was getting in the way of rebuilding the wall. Do you have rubble in your life? Have you noticed that anytime you start doing something new, the trash starts piling up?

If you don't clean it out periodically, it's going to stop your progress. You can't avoid it, so you need to learn to recognize it and dispose of it quickly so you don't lose focus on your original intention.

What is the rubble in your life? I think rubble is the trivial things that waste your time and energy and prevent you from accomplishing what God has called you to do.

Third, you think you've failed -- Nehemiah's people were unable to finish their task as quickly as originally planned and, as a result, their confidence collapsed. They were thinking, "We were stupid to think we could ever rebuild this wall."

But you know what I do when I don't reach a goal on time? I just set a new goal. I don't give up. Everybody fails. Everybody does foolish things. So the issue is not that you failed - it's how you respond to your failure.

Do you give in to self-pity? Do you start blaming other people? Do you start complaining that it's impossible? Or, do you refocus on God's intentions and start moving again?

Finally, when you give in to fear, you get discouraged -- Nehemiah 4 suggests the people most affected by fear are those who hang around negative people. If you're going to control the negative thoughts in your life, you've got to get away from negative people as much as you can.

Maybe you're discouraged because of fear. You're dealing with fears like, "I can't handle this. It's too much responsibility." Maybe it's the fear that you don't deserve it. It's the fear of criticism. Fear will destroy your life if you let it. But you can choose to resist the discouragement. Say, "God help me get my eyes off the problem - off the circumstance - and keep my eyes on you."

hursday, July 29, 2010

The mountains and hills may crumble, but my love for you will never end, so says the Lord who loves you. Isaiah 54:10 (TEV)

"God says, "I will always love you and it is unconditional. You don't earn it.""

God says you're lovable. This is so important because you can't fulfill God's commandment to "love your neighbor as yourself" until you believe this. If you don't feel lovable, you can't love anybody else.

Our verse today says a couple things about God's love for us.

  • God loves you consistently -- He doesn't love you one day and not the next. He doesn't love you on your good days and not on your bad days. A lot of you grew up with inconsistent love. One lady told me, "Growing up, I didn't know whether I was going to be hugged or slugged. My parents were never consistent." God isn't like that. God is 100% consistent in his love for you.
  • God loves you unconditionally -- He says, "I will always love you and it is unconditional. You don't earn it." He doesn't say, "I love you if you're good, or I love you if you do these things, or I love you because you look this way or you do these things." What if you were unable to fulfill the condition? Then all of a sudden you're not loved anymore.

"God is 100% consistent in his love for you."

But God says, "I don't love you like that." He says, "I love you consistently and I love you unconditionally." You never have to wake up in the morning and say, "God, are You going to love me today? Did I read my Bible enough? Did I pray enough?" He loves you consistently no matter who you are or what you do.

What is the result when you really understand this? Daniel 10:19 says "God loves you, so don't let anything worry you or frighten you." That's a comfort to me. When I don't have to worry or be afraid of anything, then I am free to give love to everyone around me.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation. Psalm 68:19 KJV

Today is your best day because you can grow a little more in your faith, a little more in your maturity, and a little more in your intimacy with Jesus. Today you can take another step higher as He takes you from glory to glory.

Corrie Ten Boom once said, "God doesn't have problems; He only has plans." God doesn't make bad days for you and good days for you. God makes each day fit perfectly into His plans for you.

There are two ways that we can walk through a day. One is to walk by sight, and the other it walk by faith. To walk by faith means to walk in the truth of God's word and the presence of the Holy Spirit who lives in you.

Excerpt from Today is Your Best Day by Roy Lessin, DaySpring co-founder and writer.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

She lies in her hospital bed, in pain. She sighs......She has been like this since December 2009. When will it all end.How long more. A new wave of pain sweeps over her. Now adays that is all she knows-pain after pain. She is 16 years old. Her mum walks in, she tries to hide her pain and frustration from her daughter but its written all over her face. She wishes she could trade places with her daughter. Its getting harder and harder to be strong for her family. She wants to scream and protest. This is not fair! She is just 16! She should be enjoying her teenage days for soon it will be over. Her father walks in and goes to her and kisses her and holds her. She feels his love and she knows I will get through this.He is tired after the long drive and he looks at her, so thin and sick.But there is no pity in his eyes just love, pouring out and reaching down to her. Her mum stands by her and even she knows Daddy is here and he gives her that sense of peace too. Her face lifts for she feels the love of her husband surrounding her family. They all forget the pain and frustrations and anger and just feel warm and close.His strength and hope flows over them, giving them hope and strength too.
He leaves the hospital room and goes down to his car. He puts his head in his hands and then the tears come. They flow and flow. He feels helpless. There is nothing he can do to make her better. Its out of his hands now and he knows it.He calls out to his heavenly father. His heart is full of despair. Then he feels those warm strong arms creeping around him, holding him close.He knows his father is here with him, crying with him and then he gently lifts him up and carries him and all his burdens, his pain, his fears.

Excerpt from Walk the Talk
By Eric Harvey and Steve Ventura


QUESTION: What does "courage" have to do with being a person of good character...with someone who stays true to their principles and their values?


You see, being values-driven means two things:

Doing what's right - following our conscience; refusing to compromise our principles, despite pressures and temptations to the contrary, and

Taking a stand against what's wrong - speaking out, whenever we see others do things that are incorrect or inappropriate.

Unquestionably, both of those require guts and fortitude...they require courage.

Courage is...

Following your conscience instead of "following the crowd".
Refusing to take part in hurtful or disrespectful behaviors.
Sacrificing personal gain for the benefit of others.
Speaking your mind even though others don't agree.
Taking complete responsibility for your actions...and your mistakes.
Following the rules - and insisting that others do the same.
Challenging the status quo in search of better ways.
Doing what you know is right- regardless of the risks and potential consequences.

I'd like to share the "Cadet Prayer" that is repeated during chapel services at the U.S. Military Academy:

"Make us to choose the harder right instead of the easier wrong, and never to be content with a half truth when the whole truth can be won. Endow us with the courage that is born of loyalty to all that is noble and worthy, that scorns to compromise with vice and injustice and knows no fear when truth and right are in jeopardy."

That is truly the essence of courage.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Today I am 58 years old. I have so much to be thankful for and I count my blessings everyday.
The gift of my children are my biggest blessing. The love and caring I receive from them makes
me feel so special. To see how they have grown up to be kind and caring people, with integrity and
purpose in their lives makes me so proud of them. They have put God in their lives and they cannot go wrong when they do that. I have made alot of mistakes in my life and I fear some of those mistakes have hurt them but I pray they forgive me and their hurts will heal in time. They are such as joy in my life.
My family-my brothers and sisters are my next best gift. God has bl est me with a wonderful sister, who is my friend, mother and sister all rolled in one. She hurts when I hurt and feels my joys and pain. Thank you sister for being there for me and now for my kids too. My brothers, thank you for being protective and caring, ready to rally around me when I hurt.My strong shoulders to cry on.You, my family surround me
with so much love. I cannot imagine my life without you all. God has also bl est me with wonderful friends.You know when I am down and you constantly lift me up. You spoil me in your caring and shower me with so much love. I am overwhelmed by it all. I am so richly blest by you all.
You all now are my soulmates and I love each one of you. You each have touched my life in a very special way and I am all the better for it. Thank you..........

Monday, July 26, 2010

I knew I needed to change, but didn't know where to begin. How, Lord?

Quietly, He gathered me in His arms and spoke.
Don't be afraid. I can free you from worry.
Just as I brought light out of darkness, I will bring order out of your chaos.

"Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. And God said, 'Let there be light,' and there was light." Genesis 1:2, 3

I have rescued you. Never mind the circumstances. You were always safe.

Faith was no longer a goal for me to reach. It became the bridge I must cross daily to see God's goodness and live worry-free.

That night, I stepped out of denial and surrendered myself. "I am the Lord's servant...May it be to me as you have said" (Luke 1:26-40).

This prayer has become my anecdote to worry. During the day or late at night, I say to my worries, Let it be, if that is what God allows for me.

I am Afraid, I hear myself say. And in the saying, I practice the presence of Fear, rather than rest in the safety of God. Jesus says His Spirit within me is one of power, love, and a sound mind. But He whispers while Fear is loud.

Fear screams for me to run.
But God beckons me, Come.

Fear pushes me to produce protection.
But God whispers I have already overcome.

And so I stand on rock and watch as the sand sinks swiftly down.
To be love-led rather than fear-driven is to stand on the rock underneath.

Where have you placed your feet today?


Monday, July 19, 2010

I think about God all the time. Its our human nature when all else fails. We turn to the one person whom we know never lets us down. Sure we do not get instant results.Maybe even not the answers we want(or so we think).But in his time, his way, his place he makes all things right. But everything is a learning experience. Its a long bumpy hard road, but trust in the hand that leads you and he will make all things right. Rest in him and wait. He sees years ahead of you and he wants us to avoid the disasters he sees ahead of us, so trust in his plans for you. Some decisions need to be made, changes need to be done. Some times we need to leave all that is familiar and our comfort zones and go out into the unknown. It can be such a frightening thing, but we are not afraid. He understands perfectly our fears.Sometimes he has to take everything dear and familiar to us, tug our comfort blanket from under us, leaving us naked and exposed. Then he covers us with his feathers and under his wings we will take refuge until the storm has passed. Trust in him, you have nothing to loose. Be blessed

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Today my sister is 60 years old. When we were kids growing up I loved her and also was jealous of her. To me she was smart and beautiful and my dad doted on her. Don't get me wrong, he loved all of us but somehow she was all special. Later on when I was a teenager, I did not resent that so much as I could see why she was special. When I was in school the other kids were scared to mess with me because of her. I f I complained to her, come recess she would be there, her ringlets falling all over her pretty face, her eyes flashing with anger and her hands on her hips. Boy she could scare them alright. I felt so proud of her. We were always close, but of course we had our misunderstandings but up till this very day I could not remember ever having fought with her or not talking to her.
I was her baby sister and until this day I still that way with her. She is still fiercely protective over me, she is sad when I am sad and happy for me when I am happy. She knows my hurts and pain and feels them too. I look back and simply cannot imagine my life without her. I just visited a family of nine brothers and sisters, and the hate and bitterness they feel for each other just astonishes me. Their 85 year old mother is dying and they still fight and bitch over each other instead of being with her. I Thank God every day for each of my brothers and sister. We are still close and are bonded to each other. We know each others problems and pray for each other and this is because Jesus is the main part of our family, our lives. Even our sisters-in-laws are more like our sisters. When friends tell me they do not talk to this brother or that sister-in-law, I cannot ever imagine not talking to any member of my family. I have one brother-in law and he is such a wonderful husband and father. They are prefect for each other.
So my dear sister, god's abundant favour and blessings be upon you always. I love you so much and wish you with so many more good years to come.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

An old lady lies dying, her time draws near. She longs to see her children, to gaze into their faces, remembering all the old memories of her life here on earth, but they do not come. She lives with one child that the others do not like so they do not come. What pain and sadness she feels. She thinks they cannot be bothered with her and every day her time grows shorter and the longing in her heart grows stronger. Yet when she dies, they come with their big show of misery, crying and lamenting her passing. What was all that for? What a sad and miserable world we live in. A world were there is hate and bitterness. A world full of unforgivness. People only thinking of their own needs and wants. What a hurting world, what a hurting people. Yet Jesus came and gave his life for us, to save us. Can we even fathom the depths of that love? Can we fully understand the depths of that sacrifice on the cross? No matter what we do he never takes back his love or wish he never died for us. His love, his sacrifice is unconditional. I hurt him to everyday with my selfishness and stubbornness. He talks to me and at times I pretend I do not hear. But he knows and when I run to him in despair and sorrow, he hold his arms wide open and lets me run into them. Then he hold me close and tells me he loves me. He tells me he will never leave me or forsake me. I am immediately calmed by that assurance. We do not realise how much we need him. He waits though, patiently waits for the day when we will call his name and come back to him. I pray that day comes for you soon. I can promise you your life will never be the same.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

I feel so cold and despondent. Where is the lifter of my heart? I know you are right there but my eyes fail to see. You are the same yesterday, today and tomorrow but I am forever changing. I feel that I going through the fire now and I am being moulded and shaped for his glory, not my own. When I think of you Lord, I feel my strength returning but when my thoughts stray into areas of anger and bitterness and hurt, I feel you fading far away. I am so tired, just so tired. What is it you have in store for me Lord. Sometimes I feel I just want to go home. I will finish the race and do what I am suppose to do for your glory and your glory alone. Each of us has a specific purpose in this life and when we trust in you, that plan for our life will unfold. We have a right to expect the best, because we serve a God of Abundance, such a loving father no earthly father can be. If I become depressed than I sin against you. I love you too much Lord to do that. Just hold me a little closer Lord, let me feel warm and safe. Let my faint heart rest in your bosom. I know you will never leave me or forsake me. For every hurt he renders me, you will love me more and I will feel not pain. THE JOY OF THE LORD IS MY STRENGTH!AMEN

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Jesus  Calling by Sarah Young

As you sit quietly in My Presence remember I am a God of abundance. I will never run out of resources; My capacity to bless you is unlimited. You live in a world of supply and demand, where necessary things are often scarce. Even if you personally have enough, you see poverty in the world around you. It is impossible for you to comprehend the lavishness of My provisions: the fullness of My glorious riches.

Through spending time in My Presence, you gain glimpses of My overflowing vastness. These glimpses are tiny foretastes of what you will experience eternally in heaven. Even now you have access to as much of Me as you have faith to receive. Rejoice in my abundance - living by faith, not by sight.

Philippians 4:19; 2 Corinthians 5:7

Sarah Young, excerpted from the devotional Jesus Calling »

Friday, May 14, 2010

Declaration of Interdependence
by BJ Gallagher and Lisa Hammond

We hold these truths to be self-evident:

That all women are created equal -
but each is blessed with different gifts and talents.

That all women are endowed with certain individual rights -
but each must assume shared responsibilities.

For the happiness of all
depends on the commitment of each
to support equality and individuality,
rights and responsibilities.

We declare all women to be mutually interdependent -
banding together to support one another,
sharing our experience, strength, and hope,
that all may enjoy life, love,
and the pursuit of laughter.

We agree to encourage one another in tough times
and celebrate in good times.

We commit to taking turns leading and following,
inspiring and teaching,
listening and learning.

We agree to give credit where credit is due -
including us.

We commit to loving ourselves first -
because we can't give what we don't have.

With this Declaration of Interdependence,
we set ourselves free -
free from old beliefs that are no longer true,
free from self-doubt, insecurity, and loneliness,
free from self-imposed perfectionism.

We set ourselves free -
heeding our intuition in all her guises,
loving our bodies through every change,
finding our voices to speak our own truths.

We set ourselves free -
to create fulfilling work,
to form nurturing families,
and to build great friendships.

We are strong;
we are beautiful;
we are generous;
we are wise.

We are women -
committed to creating
a world that affirms us all.

Sunday, May 9, 2010


To day is mother's day. None of my kids are back, but I am sure that would have if they could. We had a wonderful service at GROW. I am indeed so bl est to have such a wonderful church. Its because of my three children that I am a MOTHER. I may have failed them sometimes, but I will never stop being there for them.Just to pick up the phone and hear that 'Hi Ma' makes my day. I connect with each one of them in a special way My son is the worrier, always worrying about me. He can read me well, and I just cannot hide anything from him. He knows me too well. Every evening while we drive home from work, Lizzie and I enjoy our chats. We can talk for more than half hour and before we know it we are home. I feel that I am in the car with her chatting. I value that time with her so much, where I am just her mum and she my little girl. Jess now is my sparing partner. We argue over everything when we are together but the minute she is on the bus I miss her and wish she did not have to leave. She has a warm and caring heart. How I miss them and often think of the days when they were at home growing up. I am so proud of each one of them, at the adults they have become.
I pray for them to put God first in all they do, seek him everyday to know his plans for them and know how much more he loves them. They are the righteousness of God through Christ Jesus.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Sometime its hard to have hope. But without hope where will we be. I have been stuck in that place, hoping and hoping, but now I need to hope but move on also.I believe that God has his time and I can only hope.I cannot stop hoping like I cannot stop loving, these two go together. I have so many decisions to make. I need to make decisions that will alter the rest of my life. I need answers. One thing in me is that I hold on to the Lord, and I KNOW he is always with me. He may not always answer but that does not mean he did not hear.
He hears and see everything but always in his time.So I will wait and he will give the answers I seek. I trust him always and in all things. Even though one heart has been closed to me, he has opened another, his own heart. So I wait. Another new day, another new beginning. There is always tomorrow and Jesus has already gone ahead and is waiting there for me.

My niece in Perth wrote this------

Somehow I find that so refreshing and calming.Holy Spirit teach me to have a gentle spirit, even in the midst of the storm.

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Why can't people see that its not about us anymore but about Jesus only.Always only him. Its not about our hurts, ours, ours, ours but its all about his love and his grace, his forgiveness.When we can come to that point, we are truly one with him. That is my desire now. To know this God I love and serve. I need to know him so intimately, I want to see him and feel him passing me by. I want to feel his love all around me. I feel this during services in GROW. This awesome awesome presence . My legs turn weak and I just want to weep and weep. But I want more and more of him.He is more than enough for me. When I look back on my life, especially the last few months, I see his love carrying me through this storm. When I was condemned and made to feel so unloved and ugly, he made me see how beautiful I was and how much he loved me. When I felt alone and so lonely, he came quietly and wrapped his arms around me ands held me close. He saw my tears and healed my broken heart. So if anymore is in despair out there, remember that someone does care. JESUS cares. More than you will ever know. Its never about us or about what we are going through now, but it must be always about him and him only. So be blessed today and may the love of Jesus surround you always.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Just Think

Just Think you are here,
Not by chance but by God's choosing.
His hand formed you
And made you the person you are.
He compares you to no one else - you are one of a kind.
You lack nothing that His grace can't give you.
He has allowed you to be here at this time in history
To fulfill His special purpose for this generation.

I got these from Dayspring, a beautiful must see website. God has a perfect plan for each one of us. He knows us better than we know ourselves. When we think all is hopeless and nothing can save us, he is there, in the midst of our hopelessness, to raise us up. Seek him now, today ,this instant, he is there waiting.

Sunday, February 21, 2010

I've learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life goes on, and it will be better tomorrow. My storm began eight months ago and I felt it was the end. I was broken but my saviour picked up the pieces and lovingly and carefully put them back together again. When I wanted to give up and die, he refused to let me. I felt unwanted and without love, but he showed his love in such marvellous ways an he began to build me up to be the person he all along planned for me to be. He amazed me with his love and I began to really know this God, I professed to serve.He took away all hurt, hate and bitterness from my heart so that I could be a better person. He showed me that I still had much to give and that I could make a difference. I work in a job now that sees hurting people everyday. God has opened my heart to see their pain and hurt. When I look at them it seems I can see right through to the pain and bitterness there. When I came to realise that its not about me anymore, but about him-his LOVE-his GRACE-his STRENGTH-his FORGIVENESS.I have began this journey eight months ago, where it will lead I do not know. But I know my SAVIOUR and that's all I need to know.When I want to give up on you and just go away, forget you were ever in my life, he tells me to hold on and do not let go. You run and try to hide but he knows, and your time will come. You search and chase after your youth, but you can never go down that road again. All I know is you are his son and he loves you so much.
He has given me three angels who constantly watch over me and lift me up. I thank god for you everyday.
So all you women out there, whatever you are going through, know that there IS someone who cares. You may not know him, but he knows all about you. In your time of despair and pain just call upon JESUS and he will come. I promise you that he will come. Seek him and you will find him. Give your life to him and see what does with your life.
He is a GOD OF HOPE AND LOVE. Shalom to you

Thursday, February 18, 2010

One Flaw In Women

Women have strengths that amaze men.....

They bear hardships and they carry burdens,

but they hold happiness, love and joy.

They smile when they want to scream.

They sing when they want to cry.

They cry when they are happy

and laugh when they are nervous.

They fight for what they believe in..

They stand up to injustice.

They don't take "no" for an answer

when they believe there is a better solution.

They go without so their family can have.

They go to the doctor with a frightened friend.

They love unconditionally.

They cry when their children excel

and cheer when their friends get awards.

They are happy when they hear about

a birth or a wedding.

Their hearts break when a friend dies.

They grieve at the loss of a family member,

yet they are strong when they

think there is no strength left.

They know that a hug and a kiss

can heal a broken heart.

Women come in all shapes, sizes and colors.

They'll drive, fly, walk, run or e-mail you

to show how much they care about you.

The heart of a woman is what

makes the world keep turning.

They bring joy, hope and love.

They have compassion and ideas.

They give moral support to their

family and friends..

Women have vital things to say

and everything to give.



My wonderful sister sent this to me and it the best description of women I have ever seen. Thank God for making us as we are.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

when we go to bed tonight what are we thinking of? What to wear tomorrow for work.Will my black shoes match my green blouse? Should I sweep the house before I go to work or shall I wait till I come home.? The most mundane of thoughts. Today I went to the funeral of a young man, who went to bed on Sunday night and never woke up at all. You see about 2am on Monday he just literally dropped dead. He was a gentle spirited young man with a passion for the God he loved. He served in the prison ministry for FGA and also worked with the shelter homes for children. He left behind his wife and little son. I did not know him that well, only having met him twice, but I found him to be of Gentle spirit and you could see he loved the Lord.
When he went to bed on Sunday, did he think he would never again see his wife and son, when he kissed his little boy good night, did he think it would be the last time.? He just went, no good byes, no fanfare, just quietly in the night. He went to the God he loved and who was waiting for him. I am sure he knew, that God would look after his family and he did not have to worry.At the funeral service there seem to be a quiet peace, for they knew where he had gone and who was with him. His wife and family knew he ran the race and fought the good fight and now he was safe and happy. He released all and just followed his Master.
So when you wake up tomorrow morning, thank the Lord for this new day and this new beginning, for everyday is a new beginning. Do not waste your time on petty things but make every minute count. Touch as many people as you can with God's amazing love and pass it on. Let people remember not who you were but what you left behind, that great legacy of love and hope.