I didn’t realize until I wrote the date (after I had posted the morning’s essay) that it was August 1! It snuck up on me this time. August is back to school, buckling down, back to normal for many people. I pray for those teachers who are returning to the classroom that they will shine as a beautiful reflection of Jesus, and allow Him to lead them as they navigate the scholastic waters.
We are solidly into the New Testament already, and I am greatly anticipating studying God’s Word as we move forward in Matthew. July devotionals have been moved to their own page, accessible from the link at the bottom of the Devotionals page. I pray that, as you read these new mediations that God lays on my heart, they will stir you to dig deeper for yourself and encounter the reality of our great Father.
Hi, I’m Melissa. I’m a middle aged lover of Jesus Christ, mother of one beautiful daughter, and grandmother of 2 precious boys.
I have been set free, and like His word says, I am FREE INDEED. My heart is to share my journey to Freedom in Christ and what He has taught and is teaching me day by day.
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