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This changes everything, doesn't it? I've been a little quiet the past two weeks, as I've been trying to really just listen and ask Him: Lord, what should I do next? Are you pleased with how I'm spending my time? Can you help me in my frustration in this area? Is life always in transition? Why does my heart so easily grasp onto doubt some days? And as I'm sorting through these questions and trying to be wise about how...

THIS. This. Do you know this to be true? Think about whatever it is that may be on your mind today or something you've been struggling with-- Do you think your emotions about that would be different if you handled it thinking- "Jesus, how will we walk through this together?" You see, I am convinced that loneliness is satan's favorite word and that isolation is his primary tactic. He knows that if he can convince us that we are going...

You can do SO much with today but you can do absolutely nothing with yesterday. Reflect on it? Okay, yes. Enough to absorb and glean the lessons necessary from it. Forgive yourself for it, however you messed up or wish you would've spent it differently? Completely. But all else? Nada. Zilch. Done, finito, in the PAST. And the crazy awesome, almost confusingly amazing part about our Jesus? He has already forgiven you for whatever you're still holding onto and He is...

Hey friend- guess what? You made it through Monday. You were second-guessing yourself when the Sunday Scaries came yesterday, weren't you? As I've gone throughout the tasks of my day, the Lord has been continuously reminding me of this truth: "Cleere- I know you're working through your to-do list right now and you have some things you want to cross off your plate, but I need you to understand that rest is still possible in the "doing". I need you to...

"It is well with my soul"-- I have seen this on t-shirts and cards and walls and in books and there is something so peaceful sounding about the wording alone, isn't there? . It is "well"-- not just okay, not just fine, not "good" or expected but rather, WELL-- it is best. . And "with my SOUL"-- as in, if you search deep down in the innermost parts of my being, where certain things hide and where my heart retreats to-- there,...