Feel lost, overwhelmed and in need of a breakthrough? Are you struggling through the same familiar battles? Are you wondering if you will ever see victory in the very thing that either feels impossible or hurts so bad that it makes you feel anxious and at times you can barely breathe? Maybe you feel like you are drowning in salty tears, and hope is just merely a word for others. Maybe you feel … [Read More...]
"A time to scatter stones and a time to gather stones,"
Ecc 3:5 NLT
Through Jesus, we have been given the wonderful gift of hope.
As we seek to record and share
what God is doing around the world,
I hope you will be encouraged by the stories sent in.
You are invited to share your testimony.
'Give testimony about the Eternal
because He is good;
His loyal love lasts forever.’
1 Chronicles 16:34 The Voice
Oh how I love Snowdrops! Do you love them too? You are invited to join with me, as we celebrate the joy of the tiny and delicate but courageous Galanthus. At the end of the post I have a set of 5 Snowdrop greeting cards on the theme of Hope that can be purchased. Excited to see my Snowdrops coming into flower, I reach for my camera to delight in my yearly joy. There is nothing like sitting … [Read More...]
Today we continue our journey through Psalms with a prayerful heart. As we come to the end of the 1st of 5 books of Psalms, our focus is on Psalm 41. Psalm 41 This is a thought provoking and challenging Psalm. It touches on the fact that being a Christian does not mean we become immune to poverty, illness or troubles. The Psalm looks at some of the trials we go through, but, it also … [Read More...]
A dawn chorus celebrating that morning has broken It's a wet and windy January night, with no stars or moon in sight. As I lie in bed frustrated that my body won't allow me to rest, a new day begins to break the blanket of darkness covering the skies, lifting the feeling of hopelessness so often felt by many during the hours between sunset and sunrise. "Twiddle-oo, twiddle-eedee, twiddle-oo … [Read More...]
Throughout 2016 we continue our prayerful journey through the Book of Psalms. You are most welcome to join us. Our last post looked at Psalm 39 - Just a traveller through this world. Psalm 40 Today we spend time reflecting on Psalm 40. This beloved Psalm provides great comfort to many who are going through various trials - 'I waited patiently for Yahweh. He turned to me, and heard my cry. He … [Read More...]
Today I share an update on plans I am prayerfully working on for Scatter the Stones. Praying for direction for 2016 At the end of each year, I like to spend time quietly before our Lord waiting on Him for guidance for what He wants me to do in the New Year. As I prayed over the direction of Scatter the Stones, God gave me the following - He confirmed to me that He wanted me to continue this … [Read More...]
"You will show me the path of life. In your presence is fullness of joy. In your right hand there are pleasures forever more."
Psalm 16:11 WEB
"...The lines of purpose in your lives never grow slack, tightly tied as they are to your future in heaven, kept taut by hope..."
Colossians 3:5 MSG
"Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope, in the power of the Holy Spirit."
Romans 15:13 WEB