Being Woven

Category Archives: Devotionals

A Mist

But there went up a mist from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground.  Genesis 2:6 אֵד  ‘ed … (in the sense of enveloping); a fog:—mist, vapor …to surround — is whatever guards and strengthens anything, i.e., defense, a bark, a veil, also atmosphere. And every plant of the field before it …

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Make Ready

“… and he will go before him in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, to make ready for the Lord a people prepared.”  Luke 1:17 ESV Many versions read: “… so as to make ready a people …

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Being a New Widow this Christmas

But Mary treasured up all these things, pondering them in her heart.  Luke 2:19 συμβάλλω symballō “to throw together, confer,” etc., has the meaning “to ponder,” i.e., “to put one thing with another in considering circumstances,” as in Luke 2:19 Other definitions of the word, pondering, in other Bible verses are: to combine, i.e. (in …

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Christ is Christmas

It is nearing Christmas and I cannot seem to gather any get-up-and-go to write a post.  It just is hard this year.  It is not that I am avoiding Christmas as I am NOT!  I revere the birth of Christ, my Savior.  I am celebrating Him with each day.  I just can’t seem to write …

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Thank You, U.S. Veterans

I honor you, the Veterans of these United States of America. I am a proud widow and a daughter of military veterans. This day makes me stand proud although sad. It makes me sad for all those who have lost their lives due to war. I honor those veterans who return with physical, mental, emotional wounds.  …

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God is…

  Thine, O LORD, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is Thine; Thine is the kingdom, O LORD, and Thou art exalted as head above all. 1 Chronicles 29:11 I write about God these days because pitying myself does me no good.  I do not want to feel sorry for myself, yet I do feel sad, deeply sorrowful.  …

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God’s Ways…not My Ways

For My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways My ways, declares the LORD.   For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways and My thoughts than your thoughts.  Isaiah 55:8-9 Oh, that I would understand and know God’s Ways for my life. דֶּרֶךְ derek  way, journey, …

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The Lifter of My Head

But you, O LORD, are a shield about me, my glory, and the lifter of my head.  Psalm 3:3 ESV Can you recall a time when someone you loved, someone you looked up to and adored, took your lowered head and gently raised your chin with his or her hand?  Your lip may have been …

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There is a Plan

Have these thoughts ever crossed your mind: “Does God even know I am here?”  “Does He care about me, little me?” The great news is that He does know and He cares … all about you…all about me.  And I am not little in His mind.  I am His.  That is what matters.  I am …

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God is My Fortress

A mighty fortress is our God, a bulwark never failing; …** Fortress מָצוּד matsuwd a castle, defense, fort(-ress), (strong) hold, be hunted, net, snare, strong place (And just for clarity, the word bulwark means a defensive wall, rampart, fortification a person, institution, or principle that acts as a defense.) God is my Fortress.  He is the …

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