You Are My Light

Hear my prayer, Oh Lord,Sustain me today.Whatever I face,I know You are here with me.You will carry meWhen I need carrying,You will lead meWhen I need leading.You will laugh with meWhen I am rejoicingYou will cry with meWhen I am sad.You will hold meWhen I need comforting,And in the darknessYou will be my Light.

Wild Beauties

As I stumbled through the ups and downs of my life this week, I needed this reminder that I am yet a work in progress! How about you? Need a little reminder of that unique, wild beauty God had in mind for you?
Well, then these words are for you!

Mindy Cantrell

Wild Beauty As I walked through my back yard this morning, meditating, and enjoying the lovely Springtime blooms, I came across the tree bearing this colorful flower. I stopped a moment to take in its unique and sort of wild beauty. While studying it, I couldn’t help draw a parallel of this flower’s half bloomed, unique beauty, to the partially bloomed beauty of our lives.

This last month I’ve been doing a group study about letting go of worldly definitions of beauty and feeling free to be the beautiful, wonderfully made individuals God intended us to be. Looking at this beautiful, sort of exotic looking flower this morning, I thought, “this flower represents every one of us – such unique, vibrant qualities, and still in the process of blooming!” But oh my, how beautiful are the budding characteristics! The already bloomed parts that make this unique flower so special, which are weathering…

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Grief Has Gripped Me Today: A Note to My Family

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