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17 hours ago

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In The Cleft

I’ve been meditating a lot in these last few weeks about the power of God. As people have so graciously been checking on me and my family through this extremely hard path with our ill daughter, I’ve found myself feeling slightly set apart. Or maybe a step back? It’s an odd sensation to describe exactly- like I’m ‘present’ but not fully ‘here’.

If I didn’t know better I’d say it was like walking in a fog. Slightly numbed to everything. Not drugged, but a feeling of being away. I’m coming to realize that’s it more than that- clearer in some ways certainly, but most definitely slightly separated from reality.

The Lord has sent me oodles of encouragement through His word and various people and situations these dark days and one word a friend shared that has stuck with me is when Moses spent intimate time with Yahweh on Mt. Sinai.

Here’s a few snippets about his multiple encounters-

“And the glory of the Lord settled down on Mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it for six days. On the seventh day the Lord called to Moses from inside the cloud.

Then Moses disappeared into the cloud as he climbed higher up the mountain. He remained on the mountain forty days and forty nights.”
‭‭Exodus‬ ‭24:16, 18‬ ‭NLT‬‬

“Moses responded, “Then show me your glorious presence.” The Lord replied, “I will make all my goodness pass before you, and I will call out my name, Yahweh, before you. For I will show mercy to anyone I choose, and I will show compassion to anyone I choose. But you may not look directly at my face, for no one may see me and live.” The Lord continued, “Look, stand near me on this rock. As my glorious presence passes by, I will hide you in the crevice of the rock and cover you with my hand until I have passed by. Then I will remove my hand and let you see me from behind. But my face will not be seen.””
‭‭Exodus‬ ‭33:18-23‬

Now I’m not going to try in any way to make parallels between myself and our situation with Moses’ encounter with God. Rather I’ve latched on to this idea of God, in His great mercy, hiding us in the cleft of a rock... or perhaps shrouding Himself in a cloud- in His goodness to protect us from the glory He’s about to exhibit. Whether, like Moses, we’ve asked to see Him or He’s decided to let us peek behind His veil a bit and be partakers in His glory, either way, He knows we can’t handle it. In our mere flesh we simply cannot fathom or even survive His glory.

So we are placed within a cloud. We are put in the cleft so that we may witness His glory and not die. Now I know that His physical glory has not passed in front of me- but let me tell you sisters, His GLORY... His miraculous presence has most certainly been in front of me these past weeks.

And it is too marvelous to comprehend.

It is too confounding to compute.

He is too astounding to stand in front of.

I have heard of such states of mind and heart from others going through intense seasons. It never occurred to me until our own current season how incredibly close in actual proximity God can get to His beloved. We all know that He promises to never leave or forsake us, that He walks side-by-side with us each step of the way... but I don't know that I took that to mean anything other than pure metaphor. I know His Spirit is always with and within... but He Himself? I guess I just never thought of Old Testament encounters like that happening to me.

And yet, I think in some cases He still comes down to walk with us, especially during hard times. After all, it is so often during these days that Yahweh does His best work... His greatest miracles... the most astounding evidence of His Presence.

How could we not be utterly changed? How could we not be struck by His physicality? How can we possibly live to tell His tale? He is so NEAR us during these times. But what if? What if He hid us a bit? What if He knows our frailty and places us slightly apart? What if, on these paths of fear, valleys of tears, mountains of utter despair... what if He pulls us into His cloud to better bear His presence within the turmoil?

What a thought!

So in His great mercy we may view His workings from the cleft. Within the divine fog we witness the miraculous.

We sang in church this last Sunday a song called 'Defender'. There is a poignant verse that reminded me of Gods great mercy to me- so much that He would shelter me when He’s about to show off.

"You know before I do
Where my heart can seek to find Your truth
Your mercy is the shade I'm living in
You restore my faith and hope again

All I did was praise
All I did was worship
All I did was bow down
All I did was stay still" (Rita Springer)

Your mercy is the shade I’m living in.

So I gratefully resign myself within the dark cleft of your rock as Your glory, Your miracle, YourSelf passes through my life a bit closer than usual. I will celebrate and be still within the cloud. I will pier out from safety, in utter peace, as my Savior passes by. And I will bow in awe at His glory.

Living Intentionally Fearlessly Truthfully
LIFT!
~Bethany

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2 days ago

Holy Beautiful

There are times I think I will never escape the season of pain that I am in.
I weep and my head hurts from worry.
I lay sleepless and my mind whirls.
Countless hours seem to roll into one and I force myself to start my day.

Today, is one of those days.

Have you walked a season of pain? I have walked many.

But, I am here to remind you of the truth of your season.

I want to speak to you right now and let you know that I understand. But more importantly I want to assure you that God sees you, God is with you, and God feels your heartache. He promises in his word to be near the brokenhearted.

“God is near to the brokenhearted and saves those crushed in spirit.” (Psalm 34:18)

The Lord comforted me by reminding me that we all go through seasons, but fortunately seasons don’t last. He reminded me of Ecclesiastes 3:1-8:
( This is the signature verse for Holy Beautiful)

“There is a time for everything,
and a season for every activity under the heavens:
a time to be born and a time to die,
a time to plant and a time to uproot,
a time to kill and a time to heal,
a time to tear down and a time to build,
a time to weep and a time to laugh,
a time to mourn and a time to dance,
a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them,
a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing,
a time to search and a time to give up,
a time to keep and a time to throw away,
a time to tear and a time to mend,
a time to be silent and a time to speak,
a time to love and a time to hate,
a time for war and a time for peace.”

“He has made everything beautiful in its time”

I’m so grateful for this reassurance. What that tells us is that there are seasons—seasons when we will be filled with happiness, and seasons when we will cry and mourn. But they are just seasons. While many families will gather over the holidays to celebrate, there are some of us who will spend it alone.
But, when you have God ladies, you are never alone.

Remember that.
Love ❤️
Jennifer

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3 days ago

Holy Beautiful

Good morning,
Today, we are featuring a devotional from my dear friend Toni Taylor. We pray it blesses you this morning.
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Equality
The world has women clamoring for equality, but God made us unique with particular purpose. God created man and woman to be uniquely different.

“And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth” Gen 1:26

So God gave man dominion.
Let’s look at when God created woman:
“And the Lord God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.” Gen 2:18

“And the rib, which the Lord God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man. RIGHT THERE...we are to be a helpmate, a companion, not an equal in power, not a ruler over man.” Gen 2:22

Does this mean we have no say so, no power, and are to be doormats????
NO NO NO. Lets look at ribs a bit differently.

Anatomically speaking, ribs are connected to the spine. This gives strength and power to them. They are an essential connection to the very core that holds a person up. They are there to uplift. They come around and protect the heart and lungs, blood and oxygen.

We can’t survive without them. The ribs guard those inmost, core parts and protect them from harm. In this way, we are to guard our loved ones, protect them, and ensure that they have what they need to live. Ribs are small but strong bones, they may bruise but they are not easy to break. God gave you the same strength.

Ladies, we have the ultimate power in our mens lives to nurture, uplift, and guard their very being. It’s an honor and a joy to be created for this purpose and we should revel in the power of that. We have a tremendous power and strength, that is indeed not equal to men, but is unique and satisfying all to itself. It comes with great responsibility that we must recognize. We should seek God daily so that we serve this purpose well. This also applies to us uplifting, supporting each other, it is his design, his purpose for us.

I love my fellow sisters and I just want you to all know how truly special you are!

God Bless!!
With love,
Toni Taylor
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4 days ago

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Numbers 6:24-26 The Lord bless you and Keep you, make you His own; The Lord make His face shine upon you, and be gracious to you; The Lord lift up His countenance upon you, He will smile at you, and give you peace.

I pray today that as you get into the presence of the Lord in every situation you encounter, you see His face smiling upon you and see the favor in your life because He has made you His own, you are His and He loves you and will smile at you and give you such peace. Even in the mist of a storm His face looking upon you will bring a calm, stillness, a feeling of overwhelming love and favor.

God never fails us and His timing is perfect. However in the waiting we grow stronger because our reliance on Him becomes all we have. Trusting Him completely even when we don't see, Putting our hope, faith and belief in Him even when we don't understand. But I know beyond all that I can see that He is greater than any circumstance and can do exceedingly abundantly beyond all I can think or image. My best made plans for those I love doesn't compare to all our amazing God has in store for them. He will never fail, His word is true and He makes us victorious in every situation! No matter what......WE WILL BELIEVE!!.

At His Feet,
Sheila Millinder
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4 days ago

Holy Beautiful

Have a Holy and Beautiful Fall everyone.
Love the HB team.

I Hear His Whisper...
Discover who I've made you to be.

Come and partake of a new reality: the reality of life in me. Fill your spirit with my truth and life, and you will be transformed from the inside out. You have lived in your mind—now live in my Spirit.

The ways of man cannot bring you the joys of heaven that you desire. I am calling you to leave behind the reasoning of this world and the traditions of men to come into true life with me. The realm of the Holy Spirit has been opened by my grace so that you can know me, not in your mind but with your spirit. My Spirit will give you gifts, fruit, wisdom, and power. Live in my Spirit, and you will find your true destiny.

If you ask, I will bring you a deeper understanding of my ways. If you ask for life, I will not bring you confusion. If you ask for living bread, I will not give you anything less than my best. You can trust me. Ask and you will receive the fullness of my Spirit. Live in my Spirit, and you will discover who I have made you to be.
Whispers written by Brian Simmons and Gretchen Rodriguez
Luke 11:13
The Passion Translation
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5 days ago

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His Precious Words

“The law of the LORD is perfect, restoring the soul;
The testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.
The precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart;
The commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.” Psalm 19:7-8

“The works of His hands are truth and justice;
All His precepts are sure. They are upheld forever and ever;
They are performed in truth and uprightness.” Psalm 111:7-8

“The words of the LORD are pure words. As silver tried in a furnace on the earth, refined seven times.” Psalm 12:6

Lord, Your precepts are flawless and restores my soul every day.
Your wisdom is appreciated. Your promises both refreshes my soul and offers me hope.
You are life, truth, and justice. I cling to every one of Your precious words.
In Jesus’ name, I praise.
Amen.

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6 days ago

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The Sweet Seduction of Sin

It happened day before yesterday. The first sighting. My heart raced, my eyes widened, I got tingly inside. Candy corn has arrived!

Candy corn has been my favorite candy for as long as I can remember. I do not crave chocolate or cookies like some people, but I am powerless over candy corn. For 10 months of the year I can walk any aisle of the supermarket just fine, but during candy corn season, I must make a conscious effort to avoid the candy area of the store, steering my cart to the far lanes to prevent the tri-colored darlings from luring me in.

Candy corn is symbolic of some of the temptations I face in life: beautiful, sweet, so small as to never raise suspicion. How can a little candy be harmful? Yet the more I read on health and nutrition, the more I see that this tiny little treat can contribute to weight gain, elevated cholesterol, risk of diabetes, tooth decay, and other issues.

"But it's just a little treat!" I tell myself.

I need to be vigilant every day to escape the trap of over-indulging in sweets, just like I need to be vigilant every day to escape the trap of sin, no matter how small or how sweet-seeming.

That's why Jesus models for us the importance of asking God to keep us safe from temptation. I need daily help from God to avoid the “sin that so easily entangles.” (Hebrews 12:1)

Fall candy displays also remind me of childhood Halloween evenings when my mom and all the moms on our street warned us to check our candy before we ate it, and to never, ever take candy from strangers. I remember thinking that was so strange, what could be harmful about someone offering candy? Now of course I realize that the moms were warning us of predators. Predators using our own temptations and treats to entice us into danger. The Bible teaches us that our enemy the devil "prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour." (I Peter 5:8)

Yes, some sins we seek out on our own, or we commit them mindlessly as we go along our lives, but Jesus specifically teaches us to pray for deliverance from evil, or, the Evil One. We are leaving ourselves vulnerable if we do not realize that Satan is scheming relentlessly to lure us from the narrow path, and his strategies often appear at first blush to be harmless, or even sweet.

But remember the candy corn. It looks like corn; it's shaped and colored like corn. It's sweet and pleasant, but it is a chemically created imitation of something God created in nature. How many times are we tempted by something that appears benign, maybe even godly, only to realize it’s one of Satan’s tools used to separate us from God?

Friends, let us open our eyes to our own temptations, and let us continually pray for protection from the sweet seduction of sin.

As it reads from the Message Bible, Matthew 6:13, “Save us from ourselves and the devil.”

Clinging to Jesus to save me from sweet sins,
Shari Finkler

James 1:13-18 The Passion Translation (TPT)
13 When you are tempted don’t ever say, “God is tempting me,” for God is incapable of being tempted by evil and he is never the source of temptation. 14 Instead it is each person’s own desires and thoughts that drag them into evil and lure them away into darkness. 15 Evil desires give birth to evil actions. And when sin is fully mature it can murder you! 16 So my friends, don’t be fooled by your own desires!

17 Every gift God freely gives us is good and perfect, streaming down from the Father of lights,who shines from the heavens with no hidden shadow or darkness and is never subject to change. 18 God was delighted to give us birth by the truth of his infallible Word so that we would fulfill his chosen destiny for us and become the favorite ones out of all his creation!

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6 days ago

Holy Beautiful

Did you know Holy Beautiful had a book club?

VERSE OF THE DAY
October 17
Revelation 1:8
8 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord,which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.

Word of the Day:

Values
The values of the world are killing us. They are poisoning the creation around us. Maybe it’s time to take seriously the invitation of the gospel, and discover the fruitfulness of humility, service, and sacrificial love. Because in Jesus we see that it is those things, not power, strength, and riches, that lead ultimately to life and to life eternal.

-Br. James Koester
Society of Saint John the Evangelist

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6 days ago

Holy Beautiful

He Directs Our Steps

“You have also given me the shield of Your salvation. And Your right hand upholds me and Your gentleness makes me great. You enlarge my steps under me, and my feet have not slipped." Psalm 18:35-36

“Bless our God, O peoples, and sound His praise abroad who keeps us in life and does not allow our feet to slip.” Psalm 66:8-9

“I have directed you in the way of wisdom. I have led you in upright paths. When you walk, your steps will not be impeded and if you run, you will not stumble.” Proverb 4:11-12

Lord,
I appreciate Your gentleness and morning mercies. When I seek wisdom, You direct every step of my goal-planning sessions. I love to plan with You. I know I will not fail if I’m in Your will. I’ve got to admit I tend to be rebellious at times and even prideful so forgive me when I am. I hope the Holy Spirit nudges me immediately so I may repent immediately and ask You to direct my ways. You always want the best for my life, and I appreciate Your divine appointments.
In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

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7 days ago

Holy Beautiful

My heart has been overstressed this past week...will you pray with me today?
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A Prayer for Strength

Father,
You know our hearts and our minds better than we do. You know why we worry without us saying a word. Your Spirit prays for us when we cannot find the words to express how hurt we are. You calm our minds, relax our thoughts, and bring us to rest, when we cannot find our way to do it. You are a loving Father. Abba, there is so much going on in the world. Your people are being persecuted, killed, and stepped on. Trials are all around us. The enemy is seeking to destroy all of us. Sometimes, the weight of it all overwhelms us. Please grant us safe passage through these hours. Please enable us to see Your Light in the midst of our dark moments. Please help us to remember that you are with us in our valleys, however deep they are. Please help us to focus on You, and learn to rely on Your guidance, and not our will, in the midst of this journey. We pray for Your will in all things. We thank You for Your grace and mercy.
In the name of Your Son,
Amen

Keep moving forward. Keep in His Word. As tempting as it is to turn to your way of handling things...keep your trust in Him.

For His Glory,
Melisa

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1 week ago

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1 week ago

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Meeting at the Door

As I lay here early, watching the dark night turn gray with the morning I want to write about everything that’s happened in the last 12 hours. I’m supposed to be on my way to see my daughter, who as you know from last week, is critically ill. we were going to take our 2 boys with us today to St. Louis but God had other plans.

Our 7 year old son presented to me last night with the exact same symptoms that my daughter did a week ago. Super high fever, general aches and pains, and extreme fatigue. After taking his temp and finding it around 105 and had my first true freak out of all this. Immediate flashbacks to those last 30 mins with her as she decompensated in my arms rushed to my head and I found myself shaking with adrenaline as I hurriedly loaded him into the car for the hospital in the dead of night. We got to the next town over only to find that there had been some sort of incident and a train was blocking my usual route to the hospital. I went down to the next crossing. Blocked also. The next and the next- all closed. I hurriedly turned on my GPS to navigate the streets, trying to find a way through, all the while doing my best to remain calm and keep him talking- only to hear him saying some of the exact same things to me about how he was feeling that my daughter had. I swear my heart stopped beating a few times. GPS took me up and around town, through streets I was totally unfamiliar with, unclear signage, dimly lit with few to no lights... to a dead end. Not on the map- but certainly in real life.

And there right in front of my poor son I had a complete emotional come-apart with God. In the dark, with child number 2 throwing up beside me, in a familiar town but on a dead end road, hands shaking so badly I could hardly steer at times- I screamed out in frustration and fear to Jesus. I needed a WAY OUT! I told Him so, over and over- loudly- as we started traveling out of town in the opposite direction of the hospital. I have never felt so utterly lost as I did in those moments. Not alone- there’s a difference- but totally bewildered and confounded.

Eventually we got to the hospital- significantly later than I wanted to to. I begged God for a friendly face to help us there. Having worked around the area as a nurse it’s a perk to know many medical people all over. I asked Him for a friend. As I carried my little guy in I scanned the room and didn’t see a soul I knew. My heart took another hit as I started rehearsing the entire last week in my head in order to justify why I was bringing my probably-just-has-the-flu kid to the emergency room in the middle of the night. I knew I was there in an abundance of caution- but telling that to the nurses seemed silly. They signed us in and I turned to the nurse calling us back. She gave me a funny look and asked if we knew each other. She didn’t at all look familiar to me but I responded that I was a nurse and perhaps we had run into one another at some point. She shook her head, stared a second longer, then gave me a huge hug as she said, “You had the daughter up in PICU this week. I helped take care of her that night.” I literally collapsed in her arms telling her as I did that my son was exhibiting the same onset.

More words weren’t needed. That was it. No explanation. We were quickly whisked up and got him taken care of.

So the end of the story remains to be seen, but he’s doing okay right now. His labs all came back negative but he’s got a white count so there’s infection somewhere. He responded like a champ to all the therapies. His temp remains high but not <so> high. He got IV antibiotics overnight and we’ll start pills today. He’s resting comfortably back home with instructions just to keep an eye on him.

As I slept next to his little cot for what remained of the night so much swirled through my head and heart. Fear. Worry. Frustration. Vivid memories of my last moments with my girl and flashbacks that spring up as similar symptoms spring up in my other kids. I fear that a simple fever will never feel the same around here. Illness that is so common will never feel common again. It’s not unlike me navigating those back alleys just a few hours earlier. In a town that I’m quite familiar with, yet was totally lost in with no concrete idea of how to get to where I wanted to go. Even my maps failed me. Dead ends, wrong directions, poor visibility.

It would seem my whole life is caught up in this labyrinth- in every way.

It’s utterly exhausting and I’m so very tired.

But then also God provides. I asked for a friend and I didn’t get one. I got someone better. Someone who, though we’re not FB buddies or old co-workers, intimately knew my situation without me saying anything and who was in a position to immediately help me.

That, dear ones, is GodStuff.

Last night, in a place where I was lost, tired, broken; where nothing was going right and the loss felt so great that my legs buckled with the weight of grief, I was still not alone. During a time of such despair- God sent this nurse to meet me at the doors of the ER to help heal my son.

Yet He has done so much more! God sent Christ to die for me, to take up my burdens and the weight of death that hung over me. When I was hopeless and wandering in the dark, with nothing from this world, with all its advanced tech and fancy ideas, could assist me getting to help and safety- Jesus met me at the door with His salvation. And He KNEW what burdens I was bringing through the door. I didn’t need to say anything. He just knew- and salvation... complete healing was mine.

It’s been years now since I got to walk through and be treated in that eternal emergency room and I thank God daily that He still meets me at the doors of my trials and tribulations.

He certainly did last night.

And though we are no closer to any light at the end of this tunnel, and the tunnel in fact feels as if it’s closing around us and getting darker- there IS light. There IS hope. There IS Christ meeting me at all these doors to usher me back to help.

I will repeat my verse from last week because it’s just so good!!

“When we live our lives within the shadow of God Most High, our secret hiding place, we will always be shielded from harm. How then could evil prevail against us or disease infect us? When you sit enthroned under the shadow of Shaddai, you are hidden in the strength of God Most High. He’s the hope that holds me and the Stronghold to shelter me, the only God for me, and my great confidence. He will rescue you from every hidden trap of the enemy, and he will protect you from false accusation and any deadly curse. His massive arms are wrapped around you, protecting you. You can run under his covering of majesty and hide. His arms of faithfulness are a shield keeping you from harm. You will never worry about an attack of demonic forces at night nor have to fear a spirit of darkness coming against you. Don’t fear a thing! Whether by night or by day, demonic danger will not trouble you, nor will the powers of evil launched against you. Even in a time of disaster, with thousands and thousands being killed, you will remain unscathed and unharmed. you will be a spectator as the wicked perish in judgment, for they will be paid back for what they have done!

God sends angels with special orders to protect you wherever you go, defending you from all harm. If you walk into a trap, they’ll be there for you and keep you from stumbling. You’ll even walk unharmed among the fiercest powers of darkness, trampling every one of them beneath your feet! For here is what the Lord has spoken to me: “Because you have delighted in me as my great lover, I will greatly protect you. I will set you in a high place, safe and secure before my face. I will answer your cry for help every time you pray, and you will find and feel my presence even in your time of pressure and trouble. I will be your glorious hero and give you a feast. You will be satisfied with a full life and with all that I do for you. For you will enjoy the fullness of my salvation!””
‭‭Psalms‬ ‭91:1-16‬ ‭TPT‬‬

Living Intentionally Fearlessly Truthfully!
LIFT even when it’s hard!
~Bethany

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1 week ago

Holy Beautiful

Blessings:

I snuck off to a weekend retreat this past Thursday, in the mountains of Georgia, for much needed rest and rejuvenation. I arrived mentally, spiritually and physically exhausted.

These women didn’t know me before I came.
However, they fed me, nurtured me, prayed for me and loved on me. They welcomed me at their table.

Yesterday, before our retreat ended, we went around and offered up one word for each other. Each word a blessing spoken through us by the spirit of God.
Tears and tissues flowed.
Hearts were healed and weary heads were lifted.

God's blessings are meant to protects us, guide us to the path of righteousness, and give us a hope.

I left reminded of the power of our words. The strength of blessings and the love that is spread through our breath to another.

Words can be so edifying, healing and sacred.

What blessings are you speaking lately? Are you using your words to build up?

This week I encourage you to share a meal, take a pause and feed one another in body and spirit.

May we all not forget that the voice of God can be heard through the blessings given freely to another. Amen 🙏

Luke 6:38

“Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.”

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1 week ago

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To Pause In His Presence

It's time to slow everything down.

To come to a full pause.

To breathe.

Schedules, deadlines, expectations, duties, and demands…

Though necessary, when too many things are clamouring around inside our minds, they can disrupt our peace and steal our joy.

He invites us to lay down our work and our worries and to gather in. To pause in His love and simultaneously glorify Him.

"Lift up a great shout of joy to the Lord!
Go ahead and do it—everyone, everywhere!
As you serve him, be glad and worship him.
Sing your way into his presence with joy!
And realize what this really means—
we have the privilege of worshiping the Lord our God.
For he is our Creator and we belong to him.
We are the people of his pleasure.
You can pass through his open gates with the password of praise.
Come right into his presence with thanksgiving.
Come bring your thank offering to him
and affectionately bless his beautiful name!
For the Lord is always good and ready to receive you.
He’s so loving that it will amaze you—
so kind that it will astound you!
And he is famous for his faithfulness toward all.
Everyone knows our God can be trusted,
for he keeps his promises to every generation.” (Psalm 100:1-5 TPT)

Ladies, you have been invited by the King to enter His gates.

He is waiting for you!

Before you pick up the demands of this day... this week… think about His promise to astound you with His love.

Really think about it!

“Jesus, I receive Your love. As I pause and breathe in grace, may my praise be an offering of love in return. Amen.”

Written by Sheila Taylor for Holy Beautiful Ministry for Women, 2019

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SHE

by Danielle Bennett

She is a patient gardener,

and if you ask her soil how it became so rich,

it will tell you how she has always been more willing to listen to what it needs

than waiting to speak it into moving at the pace of her understanding.

Her silence is terrifying because you know

the next time she opens her mouth to speak

she will mean every ounce of it.

When she speaks

there is so much permission in her love

and holy on her breathe

you cannot help but sit like you are budding toward the sky,

you cannot help but believe you are every bit as necessary

as you were created to be.

She is so gorgeous in the absence of need for attention

You can’t help but notice her still waters, even when

she moves at the speed of hustle.

She is the realest and cool with it because she is

rested in the knowing she is new.

She is unashamed of being happy,

and is not bracing herself for the next hard thing,

her hands are too busy receiving the day and its gifts.

She has the audacity to act like the queen she is, and

she doesn’t complain about the myriad requests for her time or

going unrecognized or the weight of the crown because

she knows it is the lightest load she has ever carried and

in the Kingdom every night is a feast she doesn’t strive to earn so

she can give it all away because she knows

there is always more where that comes from.

She treats this city like a palace

she has been entrusted to care for and keep,

every stranger a guest she looks in the eyes with her love

so others feel called up by the way she chooses well.

Discipline is a gown she wears like she is

never afraid of being the best dressed person in a room.

She is a warrior in the tent of a king with a permanent win,

She trains and sharpens the blade so

She can keep that badge of justice on fire to fight for those without defense,

and when they ask her “what about you?”

she points to her scars and her vibrant pulse

as a reminder of the times death nearly held her in its nasty jaws

and still she lives, and lives well, so she doesn’t

question that she is covered and seen and doesn’t

need to go around making a case for herself anymore.

She has stood inside the eye of a tornado enough times to know how to stay

even when circumstance wants to chess piece her

into some place she can’t be so blinding,

but she is sensitive enough to the wind to know when she needs

to start walking away, and

she doesn’t mind how long the journey will take because

even on days she can’t shake the fog, she trusts

she has never really been in control.

And she has seen a succulent survive enough times to know

she is much stronger than she thinks, so

she is tenacious in her commitment to a covenant,

no matter what the cost –

she calls the things she’s lost a necessary shedding of skin.

She is the skyscraper we look for on the 101 that reminds us we are home.

If you ask her how she got so tall,

she will show you the days she spent clearing the debris

so the concrete could be poured in clean and deep

She will show you the moons who knew her fear of heights ,

and the mornings she woke with the gumption to keep growing anyway.

If you ask her how she got so tall she will bend her own steel

into staircase so you can get the best view,

She will remind you that you

can be built even higher.

She belongs in the book spine and woven into textures

She belongs with platform for all the truth in her bones

She belongs at the negotiations table and written into code

She belongs elbow-deep in flour and memos

She doesn’t have to chase her dreams – she outpaces them.

She doesn’t need to have it all together to have it all.

She is strange – doesn’t always make perfect sense

But she is perfect in the way she makes her presence

A place where you can rest.

Her best beauty trick is knowing where she comes from and

not apologizing for where she’s going.

She is an augmented 9th – the musician’s unresolved note,

lovely in her complexity, and

she doesn’t know she will always walk in and kill it

but she knows there is no room that can tell her what she is and isn’t made of.

She is on her knees in the dessert,

not phased by where her water will come from,

a dusty-faced worshipper unafraid to be alone

because she knows she is never alone.

She is the tangled mane of a wild horse running to a quiet place

She is thunder feet of elephant claiming the land she walks on

She is tiger in the face of a lie that tries to steal her peace

She is brave

and they do not question her intuition – home of the Spirit,

rocking chair of the uncertain,

oven of the good word.

She’s the prayer that makes dark things look for a hiding place.

She is believer of supernatural,

Stardust and fabric of the sky,

The morning of forgiveness,

Offerer of everything,

Templed-body home builder,

Bride of the thick presence,

Courier of life,

Firm-footed friend of grace,

A heart bowed in respect,

She is the strong and delicate hands on a loom,

threading legacy for daughters and

granddaughters who will be written into the book of life

as cage breakers,

earth tilling ambassadors of heaven,

faithful guardians of this city.

She is a lady of honor.

She is a mother of the future,

a sister of the present,

and if you’re wondering

where to find such a unicorn of a woman

look around, my love,

trust the time you chose to live with magic in your blood

which means SHE

is the woman YOU

were always meant to become.

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Wake up

Journaling….where do I start? It has been so long. How did I let my voice slip away, my thoughts become unimportant and my feelings trapped within me? This was my creative moments. The moments when I released upon the pages of journal all of my passion, my pain, my joy. How or why did I stop?

Ahhh…..avoidance! There it is! TRUTH! We draw away from the things that God placed within us as gifts to be released to the world when “we” cannot cope with pain or a situation in our lives. Yes, we withdraw and we avoid. The gift remains in us but we make a choice not to use it and allow it to go to sleep as if it is in deep hibernation during a long winter.

It is chilly this morning. I sit coffee in hand wrapped in a big fuzzy sweater, mind consumed with thoughts, heart weighted by emotions. Within the warmth of the sweater, I begin to feel. I feel the cold fall air, the fog that seems to be surrounding me, the coffee mug clutched in my hands smooth and hot, the steam drawing up to my face and inhale the beautiful aroma. I hear….journal!

In the stillness of the predawn on this cold fall morning, I hear His voice. God calling me awake as though I had been asleep. I sat there thinking and meditating on my journey these past 10 months. I rush to grab my journal and opened my bible and this is what I read:

Philippians 3:10-14 TPT
10 And I continually long to know the wonders of Jesus more fully and to experience the overflowing power of his resurrection working in me. I will be one with him in his sufferings and I will be one with him in his death. 11 Only then will I be able to experience complete oneness with him in his resurrection from the realm of death.
12 I admit that I haven’t yet acquired the absolute fullness that I’m pursuing, but I run with passion into his abundance so that I may reach the purpose that Jesus Christ has called me to fulfill and wants me to discover. 13 I don’t depend on my own strength to accomplish this; however I do have one compelling focus: I forget all of the past as I fasten my heart to the future instead. 14 I run straight for the divine invitation of reaching the heavenly goal and gaining the victory-prize through the anointing of Jesus.

These words brought my pen to the pages of journal and I could feel passion begin to awaken again. “Hello there sleeping beauty.” This is what I felt deep within me. Rise and shine. Today is a new day. I have passion. I have purpose.

God wants and desires for us all to run toward our passion into His abundance and reach the purpose to which He has called us. He longs for us to awaken the gift within us and release it to the world. He freely gave and wants to see us give it away freely.

What has happened in your life, which has caused you to avoid or push back from your passion and allow it to go into hibernation? What is that thing that makes you pound the table with purpose and brings you joy? At times, we allow the world to rock our passion to sleep with a beautiful lullaby of lies. And suddenly that gift within you is sleeping and you are not fulfilling your purpose.

So forget the past, fasten your heart on the future instead. Allow what was sleeping to become fully alive and awake again. To feel is to truly live. Stop focusing on the loss, the hurt or that things are not how you had hoped they would turn out and focus on Jesus, your future and a brighter tomorrow. Let go of the past and replace it with hope of a beautiful future.

Live fully awake to your passion and pursue it with passion so you can live in His abundance and fulfill His purpose.

At His Feet,
Sheila Millinder
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In the Shadow of His Wings

“Keep me as the apple of the eye. Hide me in the shadow of Your wings” Psalm 17:8

“How precious is Your lovingkindness, O God! And the children of men take refuge in the shadow of Your wings.” Psalm 36:7

“Be gracious to me, O God, be gracious to me, for my soul takes refuge in You, and in the shadow of Your wings, I will take refuge until destruction passes by. I will cry to God Most High, to God who accomplishes all things for me.” Psalm 57:1-2

“He will cover you with His pinions, and under His wings, you may seek refuge. His faithfulness is a shield and bulwark.” Psalm 91:4

Lord be gracious and protect me from all the evil in the world.
I take refuge under Your wings now so be my shield and refuge.
I am less anxious when I seek Your comfort and rest. You are so trusting and reliable. I adore You Abba Father. I trust you wholeheartedly.
In Jesus’ name, I courageously pray.
Amen.

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Holy Clothing

Over the years I’ve taken many field trips, driving students to museums, historic sites, and festivals. I learned (the hard way) to have students wear matching shirts when we travel. (It only took one time when I could not spot my seniors in a medieval festival with hundreds of others for me to learn!)

When they all wear bright green shirts or matching red hoodies, we can spot each other no matter how many other visitors are milling around. A student new to my school can easily spot a classmate in the halls of the museum and avoid confusion.

Consider this verse:
“Clothe yourselves with a holy way of life: compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.” (Col.3:12b, The Voice)

I asked my students to wear matching shirts; Paul told the believers in Colossae to wear Godly qualities. Sounds easy enough, but is it?

We are all familiar with the Armour of God, articles that defend us in the world, but this garment--this holy clothing--is an offensive strategy. When we clothe ourselves with these beautiful qualities, we bring peace and hope to the crowds around us. Like my students wandering amidst hundreds of teenage tourists, we can be easily spotted when we are wearing compassion and patience.

My home church just celebrated 70 years of ministry. For all these years, this church has been helping believers suit up in holy clothing, leading holy lives. Soaking in the Word, singing magnificent songs, sharing love and fellowship...we leave the campus every week wearing our shirts of kindness, our cloaks of gentleness.

But how will the world know us? As much as I love shiny Jesus car decals, they won’t do it. The world will know us by our holy way of life, the fruits of our discipleship.

They will know we are Christians by our shirts? No, by our love.

Dressing daily in His Holy compassion,
Shari Finkler

"Since you are all set apart by God, made holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with a holy way of life: compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Put up with one another. Forgive. Pardon any offenses against one another, as the Lord has pardoned you, because you should act in kind. But above all these, put on love! Love is the perfect tie to bind these together. Let your hearts fall under the rule of the Anointed’s peace (the peace you were called to as one body), and be thankful.

Let the word of the Anointed One richly inhabit your lives. With all wisdom teach, counsel, and instruct one another. Sing the psalms, compose hymns and songs inspired by the Spirit, and keep on singing—sing to God from hearts full and spilling over with thankfulness. Surely, no matter what you are doing (speaking, writing, or working), do it all in the name of Jesus our Master, sending thanks through Him to God our Father."
--Colossians 3:12-17 The Voice Translation

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Seek Him.

“I have set the LORD continually before me; Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.
Therefore, my heart is glad, and my glory rejoices. My flesh also will dwell securely.” Psalm 16:8-9

“When You said, “Seek My face,” my heart said to You, ‘Your face, O LORD, I shall seek.’
Do not hide Your face from me, do not turn Your servant away in anger. You have been my help;
Do not abandon me nor forsake me, O God of my salvation!” Psalm 27:8-9

“My heart is steadfast, O God; I will sing, I will sing praises, even with my soul. Awake, harp and lyre; I will awaken the dawn! I will give thanks to You, O LORD, among the peoples, and I will sing praises to You among the nations.” Psalm 108:1-3

Lord,
You have been right next to me all along even when I refused to acknowledge Your presence. You were steadfast and faithful and never abandoned me. Because of Your mercies, compassion, and forgiveness, I will never be shaken. You are at my right hand guiding and directing my steps. I will always seek Your face.
You have provided and consoled me in moments of distress. You have been a Rock and Refuge. My heart is no longer anxious, Lord, I know you are already taking care of all the details and have been orchestrating a better future for my family and I. Thank You for your daily portion.
In Jesus’ name, I am singing tunes of joy today. Amen.

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I Hear His Whisper...
Let your thoughts lead you to me.

Your mind must be clean, prepared, and sharpened like a tool. Your thoughts can be filled with pain, discouragement, and shame, or they can be filled with love, excellence, and joy. The truth is that your words reflect your thoughts. It is my desire that your mind be filled with all that is admirable, praiseworthy, and pure, for it is then that you will enter into the joy and delight of your Master.

Live with your mind fixed on all that is above, where we sit together in the heavens, united in love. To complain and fill your mind with anxious thoughts is to lose your way and invite confusion. I have not called you to confusion but to peace. Refuse every thought and word that points to pain and heartache. Let your thoughts and words pull you into my realm of perfect peace. Speak words of truth to that which hinders you. Lay aside every anxious thought. Prophesy to your heart that you will be filled with grace to move into the future without worries. Embrace the truth. Change your expectations. Let hope and faith arise!

Written by Brian Simmons

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“How precious is your steadfast love, O God! The children of mankind take refuge in the shadow of your wings.”
Psalm 36:7

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I sat down to write this devo just now and I find myself with no words to put to page. In a mere 4 hours one of our kids has gone from feeling a little bit sick to being lifeflighted to the nearest pediatric ICU. She is extremely septic, intubated, vitals unstable... all those things a mom fears during the darkest part of the night. I wanted desperately to have some great wisdom to glean from all this unexpected turmoil, and yet my heart is heavy and words escape me.

But it’s okay.

How blessed we are to have a Father that knows what we need when we don’t know ourselves. How blessed we are to have a Spirit who can intercede for us through our confusion, frustration, tears, and moaning. How blessed we are to have a Friend who is closer than a Brother who has died for me as well as my child- who knows her inner workings better than any doctor or nurse.

So it’s okay. No matter what happens.

Let me share my favorite passage for these dark and unexpected pathways. I know I’m not alone in the shadowy ways and the sudden twists- I know many of you are walking similar ones. How blessed we are that we’re never really alone!

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty.
I will say to the Lord, "My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust."
For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the deadly pestilence.
He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler.
You will not fear the terror of the night, nor the arrow that flies by day, nor the pestilence that stalks in darkness, nor the destruction that wastes at noonday.
A thousand may fall at your side, ten thousand at your right hand, but it will not come near you.
You will only look with your eyes and see the recompense of the wicked.
Because you have made the Lord your dwelling place— the Most High, who is my refuge— no evil shall be allowed to befall you, no plague come near your tent.
For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways.
On their hands they will bear you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone.
You will tread on the lion and the adder; the young lion and the serpent you will trample underfoot.
“Because he holds fast to me in love, I will deliver him; I will protect him, because he knows my name.
When he calls to me, I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him and honor him.
With long life I will satisfy him and show him my salvation."
‭‭Psalms‬ ‭91:1-16‬ ‭ESV‬‬

Living Intentionally Fearlessly Truthfully
LIFT!
~Bethany

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Coming fall 2019

Holy Beautiful Table will be available this fall. Watch for details on the release date.

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The Holy Beautiful Ministry for Women is about to release our second book, Holy Beautiful Table. When I was preparing to write a chapter on what the table is, I sought deep within my faith.
Yesterday, I asked our contributors what the table meant to them. Their answers turned into a beautiful devotional.

The Table is a place of grace.

It is a place where our inner man is strengthened by the power of HolySpirit.

The Table is a place to share food, uniquely human as no other animal does this! Sharing a table is a place of Connection and this is shown throughout the Bible even if only to drink and eat grapes.

Theologian Christine Pohl observes: “A shared meal is the activity most closely tied to the reality of God’s kingdom, just as it is the most basic expression of hospitality.” “The table is a metaphor used for the relational presence in the church. This metaphor extends to the communion table. And so Christians are people of the table, Christ’s table. Christ’s table is open. Christ’s table is inclusive. Christ’s table is uniting. Christ’s table is invitational. Christ’s table is always diverse.”

Luke 14:7-11 says that we are to ensure that all are welcome at the table. There is always room at Gods tables, one question I always ask is,is there room at ours? It is something only true Christians do.

It’s a place of love and family connection. Although I haven’t had that for a long time in my home. The table is invisible at this time. I struggle to get things back to the way they should be and how I want it to be. And then It wasn’t a fun place to be growing up.

Two of ours have moved into their own homes, so our 19 year old is the only one still living at home, but I make an effort to get around the table with the three of us as much as possible. 2-3 times a week is a good week!
She is busy, we are busy, but it feels like time slows when we all sit down and eat together.
We have the most valuable conversations! With her being the youngest, and the others gone, she's got Mom & Dad to herself. 😉
It gets even better when the older kids stops by to eat with us.

The table is place of value.
Everyone who pulls up a chair has a place. Every word spoken has the ability to heal, bring joy, encourage...
The food passed around brings strength & nourishment.

The table: where it all matters.

The table is a place of connection and freedom. Most of the time when any of my children or friends need to “talk” or work through something we cook or meet for a meal. This brings us together, connects us and provides a place for them to talk openly and freely no judgment, no criticism just freedom. I cherish these times of connection. For my children they view it as a place of love as well. They call telling me their coming home, request their favorite meal and know when they arrive their leaving full and satisfied. I love watching them become filled with joy after being at our table. 💗

I have idealized the table in my mind...a place of beauty and fine China, relationship, laughter, and serious talk. It is rarely that in my house. Only on holidays. My family has become isolated by various media (TV, FB, games) and we don't eat together like we used to. Seeing other postings has brought this situation to mind, and I need to do something about it! To bring my loved ones to the table more often. To engage them in fellowship while sharing a meal. To show them my love through my food and conversation.

It’s a place to share - a meal, coffee, life. It’s a place to create - fellowship, a memory, a class project. It’s a place to gather - family, friends, stacks of stuff. It’s a place where you are welcomed, where you can linger, where you are fed, literally and spiritually.

So now we get a chance to ask you.

What is the table a place of for you?

Post in the comments.

Have a wonderful Monday everyone.

John 12:2

So they made Him a supper there, and Martha was serving; but Lazarus was one of those reclining at the table with Him.

Psalm 23:5
You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.

Love
Jennifer

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Have you ever felt like making a desperate demand of God, such as, "Get me out of here!"?

I certainly have!

I am hardly a willing participant when every path ahead looks too hard. I feel ready to throw in the towel when it feels like I've been trudging up a rocky trail for far too long.

For me, this last summer has been anything but a happy hike!

Death and grief have a way of turning the world into drab shades of dreary and difficult.

It feels easier to do only what is absolutely necessary and sink deeper into isolation, so I don't have to think too hard or talk about it.

I recognize I've been stuck in a pit, but I haven't been interested in climbing out. That would require too much effort.
___________________

It was three weeks ago that I accepted an invitation from a friend to go to Bible Study.
I knew it would be good for me to get back to studying God's Word, so I signed up...a bit reluctantly.

Nine pages in to the study guide , I read these words:

"Are you currently facing a situation where you are tempted to cry, 'Lord, get me out of here!' How might the script flip if instead you asked, 'Father, why have you brought me here?'"
(What Matters Most by Karen Ehman)

I have been contemplating how my thoughts change when I go from demanding an easier way to asking the question, "Why have You brought me to this place?"

Instead of throwing a fit, I can quiet my spirit for understanding.

I feel my racing heart calm when I realize that my Shepherd has been tending to my grieving heart all along.

With that realization comes a desire to grow through this pain and allow it to deepen my trust in my always faithful, always present Father. Nothing wasted.

When fear and grief hurl me into a pit of isolation, my Father reaches for my hand and with His strength and power, stands me back on my feet to walk with Him through this pain.

"Happy are the people whose strength is in You, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage...they go from strength to strength." (Psalm 84:5,7 HCSB)

As I seek to learn more about Jesus and how joy can be found where I least expect it, I go from strength to strength.

No longer stuck or paralyzed by this grief.

It sounds like this...
"Sheila, see that rock up ahead...on the right? Go to that rock, and take a rest. I'm right here. With Me, you can do this!"

With each rest and milestone, I gain more endurance, more strength, more hope.

"Be gracious to me, LORD, for I call to You...bring joy to your servant's life…" (Psalm 86:3-4, HCSB)

I would find it encouraging to hear from other women, who are also on a difficult journey.

What are you learning to be true about God? What helps you find true joy?

Maybe you're still in a dark pit or at the bottom of the hill, overwhelmed by the climb.

May this be a place where you can reach out for prayer and gentle encouragement.

Life is a journey, but we are not alone.

"For you, LORD, are kind and ready to forgive, abounding in faithful love to all who call on You. LORD, hear my prayer, listen to my plea for mercy. I call on You in the day of my distress, for You will answer me." (Psalm 86:5-7 HCSB)

Written by Sheila Taylor for Holy Beautiful Ministry for Women

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Everyday we get closer to the release of our new book #holybeautifultable. Keep watching our page. Like, comment and share our posts so women around the world hear of this beautiful collection of testimonials and recipes .

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Never Lose Sight of Who You Are



There are those moments in our lives when we feel the life being drawn from us. When all that we are is being changed and who you are begins to fade. Life has a way of getting us to focus on our loss or heartache or what we don’t have and we quickly let ourselves slip.

I will tell you ladies I have walked through the fire. I have been thrown into the Lion’s Den. I have been placed in the fiery furnace. Every time what was meant to break me actually changed me. God’s Word says you are a victor not a victim. You overcome every obstacle because He overcame death, hell and the grave. You are a champion because of the bloodline running through your veins.

Although the trials in my life hurt with pain so deep, I held fast to Gods Word and let every situation make me stronger. I let it change me for the good. I did self-reflection, accepted my faults, flaws or decisions and made lots of changes inside me. I had a deep revelation of who I am in Christ and I will never let a person or situation tell me any different. I focus on who I am and not what I am not. I keep a positive mind and peace in my heart.

1 Corinthians 15:57 But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Romans 8:37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.

Revelation 1:18 I am the living one. I died, but look—I am alive forever and ever! And I hold the keys of death and the grave.

Do not let the situations in your life make you lose sight of who you are in God’s eyes. He created you perfect, beautiful and worthy. His grace shines upon your shortcomings and His desire is that you live a life victoriously. Keep your eyes on Him and stay focused on who He says you are.

At His Feet,
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Coming soon!!!

We are so excited to share with all of you our second book which will be released soon.

It is a beautiful collection of testimonies and recipes from everyday women.

Stay tuned for a release date!

It will be available on Amazon and Verente.

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Coming soon.....

We are so excited about our newest book that is being released soon. So many women shared their hearts and favorite recipes in the pages of this beautiful book.

Watch for details!

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Join us for 30 days of gratitude.

What are you grateful for today?

Post in the comments and share.

(We often look for big things to be grateful while overlooking the small things. Think of a cup of coffee, the bird you saw outside the window, the wag of your dogs tail.)

Let’s create a holy and beautiful list of gratitude.
Amen 🙏

2 Corinthians 4:15

All this is for your benefit, so that the grace that is reaching more and more people may cause thanksgiving to overflow to the glory of God.

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