7 Things That Happen After An Encounter With God.
What does it mean to encounter God? What does that look like? I believe encountering God is much deeper than a tangible feeling or emotion alone. To encounter God is to have your inner Spirit refined and redirected in such a way that completely changes your life. To encounter God is to be welcomed into His all consuming presence. To encounter God is to discover who you were made to be and who He has always seen you as. Your identity begins to mirror that of Jesus and all He provides for you through His sacrifice, resurrection and love. Have you encountered God? Can you think of a time when…
21 Day Bible Reading Plan + Prayer & Fasting
You can liken it to turning on a faucet, and water instantly rushing through; the only way to stop that flow would be if I were to turn the faucet off. The role I play in the depth of my relationship with God is critical. God is the living water (John 4:10); He is forever moving and springing new life.
This is Joy.
Watching the sunset as it paints cotton candy in the sky. Tasting the most delicious slice of freshly baked apple pie. Driving your very first vehicle. Hearing the sound of your child’s first laughter. Celebrating your birthday with someone who arrived as a special surprise. Experiencing God’s presence for the 100th time but it only gets sweeter. Reading a verse that excites the soul – every, single time. This is j o y. And God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy (1 Timothy 6:17b) wants nothing more than for us to experience and walk in all the joys of life. Joy is to rejoice; to be glad; to…
There’s nothing like being Celebrated.
A close friend of mine sent me a message a few days ago, sharing with me some awesome news on her success in school. She said “I just wanted to celebrate and I knew YOU would celebrate with me!!” – my heart literally melted! I got to thinking, “wow, that’s the type of support she can count on from me – to celebrate with her in all her successes, new opportunities and accomplishments!” It touched me. There’s really nothing like being celebrated. When someone understands you, respects you, and encourages you – it means a lot! I believe it builds a person up to confidently walk their purpose and the…