As we count down the final hours until the new year, it seems appropriate to reflect. As I sit here reflecting on all the pieces of me, I am thankful that I have seen God working in every single piece. Now, let’s be real, God has not been able to get at some of the… Read More Happy New Year
I pray that you had peace, if only for the day. I pray you were loved and gave love. I pray you experienced joy like a river. Bottle it to share on another day. This time of year is filled with so much joy and love alongside so much pain and sadness. For me it… Read More Merry Christmas!
Hey, Friends! I decided to try something new today. Check out my YouTube video! Also, excuse the missing lyrics in the song. What can I say, “I’m human.” LOLOL Anyway, I hope you enjoy. I’d love to know your favorite holiday song. Post it in the comments. 🙂 Always Striving, Joce Please follow and like… Read More Monday Moments – Season’s Greetings
(Photo by Alejandro Avila from Pexels https://www.pexels.com/photo/blur-book-close-up-decoration-288008/) This weekend I had the pleasure of attending a wedding in New Orleans. We walked in just as the ceremony began and slid into our seats. The wedding was out doors and the weather was perfect. The wedding party strolled in, paying close attention to the wobbly stones… Read More Fixing the Focus
Today as I read through Joshua chapter 10, three verses stood out to me. The Lord said to Joshua, “Do not be afraid of them; I have given them into your hand. Not one of them will be able to withstand you. Joshua 10:8 “Come here and put your feet on the necks of these… Read More Morning Moment
You are about to cross the Jordan to enter and take possession of the land the Lord your God is giving. When you have taken it over and are living there, be sure that you obey all the decrees and laws I am setting before you today. Deuteronomy 11:31-32 Nine years ago I moved to… Read More Obedience Beyond the Blessing
In October/November of 2014 I found myself singing this song over and over. Meditating on the words. “Spirit lead me where my trust is without borders.” Without borders. Without borders. Jesus. I believe this was a peek into where God was planning to take me next. To this place, this space in Him where my… Read More Walking on Water
The Bible says, “Keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will be opened to you.” Matthew 7:7 (NLT) I have been asking for, seeking, and knocking on the door of strength. Every day that I wake up I find I… Read More What Strength?
“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland,” (Isaiah 43:18 – 19 NIV) Here’s the thing. We all have a choice. We have a choice… Read More The Decision
Well, Happy New Year! It’s been quite a while since I’ve written a blog post, but I felt led this morning. 2015 was a year filled mostly with tests, trials, and mess. As I reflected yesterday I thought, “Lord, you are the only constant, the only good. Your love, faithfulness, mercy, grace, steadfastness, forgiveness. God… Read More Hold On to Your Bootstraps!