God’s Promises Become Our Anchor

God’s Promises Become Our Anchor

I have a saying: “I’m going around the same tree.” I say this when I trip over the same bad habit for the umpteenth time. In today’s reading in Genesis 13, God promises to give Abram (later called Abraham) an inheritance of both land and offspring. But years will pass before the promise is fulfilled. Fast forward to Jeremiah 29:11. God gives another promise to the descendants of Abraham: For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. ~Jeremiah 29:11 Oh, we love to quote this verse. But remember: . . . Read the rest of this devotional at deeperwaters.us  *I am a part of TEAM365 – a group of women who believe that being in God’s Word every day is foundational to everything we do.  Click here for more info and to download the 2015 reading plan to join with...
From Broken to Beautiful

From Broken to Beautiful

A quiet door opened to a beautiful place recently. Deeper Waters is a restful gathering of women who love each other and love the Word. It is a place to talk about faith, friendship, marriage, motherhood, and creativity. I have been blessed and honored to become a part of this amazing group of women who want to encourage through words. I wrote a message at Deeper Waters Ministry.   I’m a scavenger. I have an unexplained urge to tuck seemingly useless things away until I find a scrap of something else that fits just right to create something new. That is why the work artist John Lopez fascinates me. He can take a pile of iron rubbish and transform it into something beautiful—welding piece to piece, until it becomes a genius work of art. God is the ultimate Artist. . . If you want to read what God taught me in brokenness, click on over to Deeper Waters to read the rest of the post. While you are there look around. It is a beautiful place to grow together. In His Delight,...

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