The Change in the Waiting: The Purpose in the Process

The Change in the Waiting: The Purpose in the Process

"God often requires us to change while we are waiting." ~WENDY POPE, Wait and See, 2016, p.114  Wait. It is a word that makes the average person cringe especially in the face of something their soul longs for. And I don't care how you spell it--weight or wait--the word just hurts. But more so than [...]

The Blessing in Hunger: Faith for Creatives by Briana Lassiter

The Blessing in Hunger: Faith for Creatives by Briana Lassiter

*Originally Published June 23, 2019 "Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, For they shall be filled." ~MATTHEW 5:6 NKJV Do you find yourself bursting with questions, hard questions about God, about life, about purpose, about what is right and true? A lot of times we might feel discouraged while we wait for [...]

The Blessing in the Fog: Faith for Creatives

The Blessing in the Fog: Faith for Creatives

"The angel of the Lord encamps all around those who fear Him, And delivers them...The Lord shall preserve your going out and your coming in From this time forth, and even forevermore." ~PSALM 34:7, 121:8 There are many occasions where I see an image and I am inspired to write something. In this instance, I was perusing through some images and landed [...]

The Purpose in the Process: Part 3 of Power in the Process

The Purpose in the Process: Part 3 of Power in the Process

"Anything good will often require a good amount of time.” ~Candice Coates Scripture: I Samuel 17:24-40 (I encourage you to read I Samuel 17 in entirety.) In I Samuel 17, we find the Children of Israel in the Valley of Elah, stationed there for forty days in fear. Why? Because the champion of the Philistine army, Goliath, has come [...]

The Process of Prayer: Power in the Process pt 2

The Process of Prayer: Power in the Process pt 2

 "...rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing steadfastly in prayer..." ~ROM. 12:12 One thing that I have noticed in my own faith walk and processes is that sometimes, when time and patience seem to stretch, and trials seem to mount, my rejoicing has the propensity to draw into silence as I fill my time with distractions...and prayer about [...]

The Process of Patience: Power in the Process pt 1

The Process of Patience: Power in the Process pt 1

"Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for Him..." ~PSALM 37:7 Patience. For many, especially in the age of 'hustle and grind,' has become a foul word and even more a foreign concept to those who have a heart that beats to the tune of 'do and achieve.' Patience itself seems to be the very antithesis of [...]