[Joy with our troubles] I've definitely been struggling with this one. (Joy with my troubles--that is.) This last while, my hope that once was soaring began having difficulty with lift-off, let alone staying airborne. As I read about how Abraham's faith in God never became weak, and that He never doubted, he starts to … Continue reading A Mere Fledgling
[The Lord gives me strength and makes me sing] As we drove to church yesterday morning the song that was playing over the radio spoke volumes to me. The song that played was this: “Whom Shall I Fear? (God of Angel Armies),” sung by Chris Tomlin. The thing is I have had fear. In … Continue reading Made to Fly?
[He is faithful in our afflictions] My health journey has become quite the bumpy ride. There are days I definitely feel like I'm running on empty, but only physically. Physically I’m tired; I haven't been able to sleep well the last few nights due to jitters. (I know this isn't starting off very hopeful or … Continue reading Sputtering on Empty
[Carry one another's burdens] I don't know what I’d do without the people God has put in my path. When I feel like I'm about ready to sink there's never a hand too far from reach. Unfortunately, I keep listening to lies, and I keep pulling back with what feels like every good reason … Continue reading Seeking the Light
[To show Himself strong on our behalf] I'm starting to regret that I started “Captain's Blog,” Weather conditions have thrown my flight pattern off. I don't enjoy that it's starting to sound more like “The Chronicles of an Emo," yet I'm also too stubborn to trash the whole kit and caboodle or stop blogging the … Continue reading Weather Conditions
[And my God will meet all of your needs] "Lord even when these wings are tattered From the storms that have battered And the winds that have blown I pray even then that I'll hold to the truth For I know that You’ve said That You won't let me go.” September … Continue reading Tattered Wings and Soaring Things
[Love one another] I feel beat up, run ragged and deflated today. After only just picking myself back up preceding a rough go of things health wise, I then get hit from another angle. I guess turbulence is to be expected; it comes with the territory, right? Love one Another The thing is, getting metaphorically … Continue reading Turbulence