It’s Not About Me

"A cool cup of water..." our Stephen Ministry leader taught us. That is what we are called to be is a cool cup of water to the lost, to the broken, and to the hurting. Jesus said, “Everyone who drinks from this water will get thirsty again. But whoever drinks from the water that I …

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Spears in the Blossom

A raging fire destroys all that it touches, yet brings new growth. Cutting away dead limbs from a grapevine yields more fruit. The fire and the cutting are painful, unimaginable and sometimes feels unsurvivable at times, but necessary. Seeds that fall and are not watered or fertilized die. We, as Christians, are called to plant …

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Create in Me…

Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Psalm 51:10 (NIV) As I lay my head on my pillow a thousand miles away from my husband this is my earnest prayer to create in me a pure heart and for God to renew a steadfast spirit. Oh, it's going …

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Puncture

A fiery dart, a flaming arrow, the spear of a Roman soldier. All three have the purpose to puncture as the tip plunges into the mark in which it was intended. Its sole purpose, to neutralize and eliminate the threat.  What is the threat? Anyone or anything making advances for the Kingdom of God.  My …

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Burned to a Crisp

From Exodus to Revelations the Bible references being burned to a crisp. Maybe it's because I'm from Texas, but my first image immediately goes to the uncontrollable burn of wild fires. They're so destructive and hold no tender spot or mercy for any one or any thing in its path. Often times wildfires happen naturally, …

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Rough Waters

Pastor Daniel Gonzales dropped straight up wisdom that Sunday morning when he said, "You can't climb a mountain if the edges are smooth." It made me think of the power that is within our struggles. We have choices on how we face them. We can crawl in bed and pull the covers over our head …

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Distant – Seperated By 1,000 Miles

One year ago today he told me he loved me for the very first time. "You have my whole heart." he added. Friday, June 2, 2017 my forever love and best friend became my husband. I am blessed and honored to be Mrs. Mark Spencer Williams for the rest of our lives. God ordained our …

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