Often we go through seasons of life that seem like a desert. It’s dry and uncomfortable. There is no life, no fruit, no visible growth, and you just feel desolate and alone in the wilderness. We pose questions like, Where is God? Why is he not speaking? Why do I feel so lost? These are the moments when we can hear God’s voice so clearly because there is literally nothing else. It’s coming to a place of desperation and humility and saying “God, I have nothing else beside you. I cannot survive unless you provide for me and sustain me with your presence” – It’s uncomfortable, and yet it’s the safest place to be.
RECAP // Becoming Mary // Part 1 In part one, the passionate love Mary had for Jesus was revealed to me while sitting outside of the garden tomb. I heard the simple phrase, “Shabba, I was mistaken for the gardener” and it completely spun my world upside down and allowed me to Continue Reading
I’ve been thinking a lot about Mary Magdalene recently, and by recently I mean for nearly a year. What I am discovering is that there is something so beautiful about her that I’ve been blinded to for years. The Apostle John is often celebrated for his love and devotion to Jesus, Continue Reading
Day 10 was a game changer. It was on the tenth day after arriving in Israel that I had a dream of Jesus. “Why are you sleeping?” He asked. Struck. Overwhelmed. Overcome. Completely humbled by this piercing question. He waited on a response, but I could only stare into His kind eyes of liquid love. I had Continue Reading
For a little over a year God has been teaching me about the significance of people’s names. All throughout scripture names are recorded in stories and genealogies. If you are anything like me, you probably skim over these names because they are either unpronounceable, or because the person didn’t seem that Continue Reading