The Joy of Thanksgiving

The Joy of Thanksgiving

The Lord has shown me over the last couple of months that THANKSGIVING CONQUERS DISAPPOINTMENT.  While waiting on certain things to come to pass, as I have thanked God in advance for them, old feelings of disappointment or discouragement have just not been able to stick, and I have found myself experiencing more and more [...]

The Cross

The Cross

A few weekends ago, I had the absolute honor of leading worship at a women’s conference called Wildfire, all about encountering God and realizing that you can't be too on fire for Him.  The leaders weren't messing around because during the first session we dove headfirst into watching the scene in the movie The Passion [...]

Receiving from Heaven

Receiving from Heaven

When I was in L.A. for Bethel’s Heaven Come Conference, I received some encouragement during an afternoon session from someone on the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry Team.  She said many things to me, but part of it was about receiving from God in the season that I’m in.  Now, almost every time I get [...]

Talking to God

Talking to God

I am learning that nothing is too small to talk to God about.  If I ever have the conscious thought that, “Oh, that’s not that big of a deal – I don’t have to ask Him about that,” then I must ask myself whose voice I’m actually listening to; that of the enemy or the [...]

Looking back from 25

Looking back from 25

Today is my birthday (October 21)!  Some people say they hate birthdays, but I absolutely LOVE them and I always will.  Why?  It’s like my own personal New Year!  I choose to look at it as another year of the Lord walking with me and leading me into new territory, another year of growth and [...]

The Authority to Bless

The Authority to Bless

This blog is more of a testimony than a lesson, but Bethel’s Heaven Come Conference in Los Angeles, California was one of the most special and beautiful weekends of experiencing God’s presence, favor, and blessing in my life.  This entire year for me has been such a whirlwind of adventure through travel and new experiences, [...]

Connection over Clarity

Connection over Clarity

I’m reading a book by Shawn Bolz right now called “God Secrets” in which God has highlighted a message to me that is deeply touching my heart.  Discernment...we all have it in some way or another.  It is, according to Merriam-Webster, the quality of being able to grasp and comprehend something that is obscure.  It [...]