Surviving defeat.

Finding the way out of despair. Depression is a word that carries so much in its meaning. It’s something some people fear because they have tasted of its bitterness and have walked along its deepest valleys. There are others that have experienced periods of internal heaviness that they came out of almost without effort. We…

A moment of stillness (37).

When the battle seems overwhelming. Lord, lead me in your righteousness because of my adversaries; make your way straight before me. Psalm 5:8 David had external battles, we often have internal ones. There is sometimes a battle inside of us that nobody knows anything about. It is fierce and the adversaries seem too many. David…

In the thick of the battle.

The unlikely cure for discouragement. In the Christian life, battles are something we simply can’t avoid. Once we accept Christ, the battle becomes even fiercer. To be honest with you, I have faced constant battles in my spiritual journey and I’m sure we all know what it’s like to feel discouraged in the midst of…

Fear not!

Trusting God in the midst of the battle. I have always thought that in order for me to live a victorious life, everything had to be just right. I’m sure you’ve found yourself dreaming about what life would be like if things were how you wanted them to be but did you know God is…

From death to radiant life.

The story of my victory over self. Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that…