|Ruthie, Pastor Melissa, Sara, and Melody|
Just a few of our special, godly, Inspire women
|Krista, me, Sara, and Lanna...my sisters|
|Me & my best childhood friend, JaDean|
Reunited after 30-something years!
The fact of the matter is, we ALL have a story. We all have a past. And God wants to deliver each one of us from the pit that the enemy is trying to hold us in. I know. I've been there, too. And God delivered me, He rescued me, out of the pit of depression, anxiety, despair, intimidation, and no self-worth. He rescued me and sent me on this wonderful journey to tell others what He's done for me, so that they can be rescued, too! You have not gone too far, loves. You have not "done too many bad things." God still loves you and wants to rescue you, too!
So, what do you think? With God on our side like this, how can we lose? If God didn’t hesitate to put everything on the line for us, embracing our condition and exposing himself to the worst by sending his own Son, is there anything else he wouldn’t gladly and freely do for us? And who would dare tangle with God by messing with one of God’s chosen? Who would dare even to point a finger? The One who died for us—who was raised to life for us!—is in the presence of God at this very moment sticking up for us. Do you think anyone is going to be able to drive a wedge between us and Christ’s love for us? There is no way! Not trouble, not hard times, not hatred, not hunger, not homelessness, not bullying threats, not backstabbing, not even the worst sins listed in Scripture:They kill us in cold blood because they hate you.We’re sitting ducks; they pick us off one by one.None of this fazes us because Jesus loves us. I’m absolutely convinced that nothing—nothing living or dead, angelic or demonic, today or tomorrow, high or low, thinkable or unthinkable—absolutely nothingcan get between us and God’s love because of the way that Jesus our Master has embraced us. ~Romans 8:31-39, The Message
You don't have to stay in your pit, sister! You can get out, too! Just reach up and grasp the hand that is reaching down to help you out. It might be a struggle. It might be a reach farther up than you thought. But the fact is, that hand is there and waiting for you to just reach.
I never thought I would get out of my pit, either. I thought that there was no use. If God wanted to heal me, then why didn't He? Well, for starters I hadn't reached up. I never asked Him. And frankly, I just didn't know HOW! But on a warm, clear night in May 2012, someone SHOWED me how. Someone reached down in the pit I was in and said, "Look at me," then began explaining how to get out. Someone else grabbed my hands and said, "Tell God you want healed. Tell Him you receive it!" I did...and the rest is history!
I had to have help getting out of my pit. I know you do, too. This Valentine's Day, why not reach up and ask God, "Help me out of this pit! I want healed. I receive it! In Jesus' name!" Ask Him. Receive Him. Then watch what happens. He never turns anyone away who sincerely seeks Him. I promise. He promises!
And you will seek Me and find Me, when you search for Me with all your heart. ~Jeremiah 29:13
Happy Heart Day, Loves! Know that I love you. I do! I love all of you who are reading this right now. And God loves you more than I do!
So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other. Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my disciples.” ~John 13:34-35 NLT