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Sally Kennedy

Waltz In

While I was praying, simple conversation with God, I found myself asking for something. Again. I thought, "I am constantly making requests! Wouldn't you think the Lord would get sick of that? I just waltz in, any time of the day or night I feel like it, and pray. I...

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Status

"You are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light." 1 Peter 2:9 "you are...holy to the Lord your God. Out of all the peoples on the...

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Quick Charge 

"So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness." (Colossians 2:6,7 NIV) I forgot to charge the cell phone. As I...

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Staying Small

"But Jesus called to them to him, saying, 'Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God. Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.'" (Luke 18:16-17) "But Jesus said,...

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Not What You’d Hoped…

"Hope deferred makes the heart sick." (Proverbs 13:12 NIV) "Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful." (Hebrews 10:23 NIV) Perhaps there was a time when you didn't get the job, even though you were the most qualified. For some...

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It Seems to be Taking Forever

"Watch your life and doctrine closely. Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save both yourself and your hearers." (1 Timothy 4:16 NIV) "Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life that...

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Tell-Tale Signs

"He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God." (Micah 6:8, NIV) The children had a great sleepover and I was just getting around to making the bed and cleaning up. I...

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Alone in the Valley

"I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you."(John 14:18 NIV) Let's face it. There are times, when we walk through situations and seasons in our lives, when we are lonely. We even feel very much alone. No one is exempt. It's just part of life. I recall...

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Starters

".... he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus." (Philippians 1:6 NIV) Are you a starter or a stopper? If I had to answer that, I would probably hedge and say somewhere in between...a slider. I love beginnings -- new...

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Come up to Higher Ground

"Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light." (Matthew 11:28-30) Often, as I...

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