Our connection with the LORD can bring from us a number of responses…….and I have asked myself, am I only going to the LORD when I want something from HIM? What about my worship and my wonder and awe of HIM? My word choice for 2019: adore, has me thinking about what it means to adore the … More A SLOW AND STEADY REVERENCE
Do you choose a word to focus on for a full year? Pray about it and GOD will reveal one to you. HE is faithful that way. Many years ago I quit doing resolutions because I just didn’t keep them after February and by April they were a distant memory! My very first word many … More ONE WORD……..ONE GOD!
It is interesting to me that one of my final posts would fall on Christmas Day! It is just a wonderful reminder how GOD’S love has been so abundant for me this past year. And because the LORD is abundant in HIS mercies and grace then we are able to: Have as much of GOD as … More MERRY CHRISTMAS!
In this ADVENT season of anticipation and waiting for JESUS…….we should ponder and wonder and linger a little longer. As we sit around the tree in our homes, let’s linger there, not for the store bought gifts, or for the food……. but for the blessing of the gift of the BABE in the Manger. It is … More BECAUSE WISE MEN STILL SEEK HIM
I dropped my stack of books and Bible off my lap onto the floor trying to process what my friend was telling me…….someone we held dear to us had taken her life. But this time of year? Yes, she did. My feeling of shock and unbelief is very evident to me because I just cannot … More A NEED OF HIS PEACE
We are in a season together of waiting and expecting. It is a season of glorious wonder and adoration. Long ago, they were waiting too…….waiting for their KING. My heart is so full this particular Christmas season. I chose the word: abundant last year and if JESUS has taught me anything, HE has shown me … More LET’S WAIT TOGETHER
If you ponder it……..pride, self-centered thinking and even unbelief will keep us from turning and trusting the ONE who has long ago turned towards Creation with HIS loving open arms. The word turn is really a small four letter word with much impact when used in a sentence! We can turn from something or towards something. We can turn the other … More JUST TURN
FIRST before I begin, I want to thank you all who follow and read HEAVENSREEF. I know GOD has HIS hand here and if the words written each week are an encouragement to anyone……then HEAVENSREEF serves a purpose. I am thankful for all sweet souls who come to read this page and especially those who … More OH COME AND MAGNIFY WITH ME!
One of the real differences between believing and having faith and living it out is the dying to self. THE REAL DIFFERENCE IS IN THE DYING. We need to die to our self and things and put on a new self…….we are new beings in CHRIST with new hearts. Dying to self means the old … More THE REAL DIFFERENCE
We who are the brothers and sisters in CHRIST are slowly, but surely being blended together and shaken out into a beautiful Holy household of JESUS CHRIST. Did you know? I feel this unity more than ever, when I am surrounded by the body of CHRIST and we all with hands raised, are worshiping with … More A HOLY HOUSEHOLD