Tag Archives: perseverance

Blue Streaks

High school art class. The lighting was dim. Soft, reflective music played in the background. I twirled the colored pencils and charcoals in my fingers, elegantly tracing the contours of my face on the paper canvas – a self portrait. … Continue reading

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Heaven Hours

Welcome back to my blog, friend. God calls us different places at different times, but I haven’t forgotten you! I pray everyone is staying healthy and trusting in the Lord during these times. Continue to cling to the Light! Many … Continue reading

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Seedlings No More

It all starts with a seed that is sown. We are all planted to be fully grown. Stay in the soil where comfort reigns? Or sprout forth with what God ordains? Surrounded by darkness was our plight, So, let’s burst … Continue reading

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Spiritual Rx

This quote from C.H. Spurgeon has been haunting me the last couple of days, “When a patient believes in a physician, he carefully follows his prescriptions and directions. Faith that refuses to obey the commands of the Savior is a … Continue reading

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What’s Your Escape?

No one has to tell you this world is a scary place, especially right now with the Coronavirus running rampant. Lives are turned upside down. Plans uprooted. The world around us shutting down… it’s scary stuff! We all have escapisms … Continue reading

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Working in the Weakness

Looking at your life, do you consider yourself a powerful, perfect person? One who stands above everyone else in status or prowess? If you don’t see yourself that way… You’re in good company! Most of us are quite “ordinary,” aren’t … Continue reading

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Strike

There is my ancient enemy, but here is my present sword: I battle him with the power of the Word. I battle him with truth’s beautiful face. I battle him with the might of grace. I battle him with my … Continue reading

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One Person

Have you ever thought about how one person could influence the future? Is that one person you? Even if you don’t feel that it’s you, did you ever consider that you could influence someone who would share the Gospel with … Continue reading

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2020 Discipline

Everyone is talking “discipline” in 2020, aren’t they? In body and mind, yes, but what about the soul? In my humble experience and long journey, I have found these things are TRUE discipline: To pray even when you don’t have … Continue reading

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Friend vs. Foe

Do you have a famous man or woman of God who you love to read quotes by? Over the past many months, my ultimate favorite source of encouragement has been the late C.H. Spurgeon. Yesterday, I stumbled across a fresh … Continue reading

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Bring the Rain

When I search for You, You’re found. When I give you my fears, I’m no longer bound. When I raise my hands, You won’t put me to shame. In the drought of uncertainty, You bring the rain. ©️2019 Rachel D. … Continue reading

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The Path

We each start the journey Unaware of dangers, taking our first steps. Our hands are held until we venture alone. Different ways beckon us come. The path determines our future. Our choice is before us: The world. God. Two choices. … Continue reading

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