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Bracing for Answered Prayers!

Have you ever heard the phrase "Be careful what you pray for?" I have. And it's something that I've been pondering and learning about firsthand! There are times in life which make us long for something else. There are all kinds of things we long for and pray for. A marriage partner. A baby (or… Continue reading Bracing for Answered Prayers!

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The Way Things Were.

I wish things would just go back to the way they were. This thought has been a grumble of mine to God many times over now. It's been a tug at my heart when things aren't exactly as I would like them to be. Despite being a very adaptable person, there are a number of… Continue reading The Way Things Were.

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Their Prayers Gave Me a Push!

Huge changes and decisions were on the horizon. They had been decisions which had been coming for a long time, but were still a struggle to make. Even the wonderful things in life can cause stress, uncertainty, and questioning. People whom I hadn't spoken to in years emailed and called me. "Hey Lianna, how's it… Continue reading Their Prayers Gave Me a Push!

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He’s Not Done Yet.

"You have a purpose right where you are." The speaker spoke with conviction and seemed to look directly at me. "Bloom where you are." His words sank in, and I knew the Lord was speaking to me. There were times at that point when I had second thoughts about where I was, and thought that… Continue reading He’s Not Done Yet.

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Small Obedience

Today I learned, once again, the fruits of small acts of obeying the Lord. I felt Him tell me to go to a different church this morning. I had no idea why. I had been to that particular church before, but I'm not really impressed by the music. (I'm just being totally honest here!) I thought… Continue reading Small Obedience

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His Great Plans

There was a time recently when I had some rocky days. A certain aspect of my life was not going as planned. My expectations had been high, as similar situations had gone quite smoothly in the past. I wondered what this might mean for my future.  I began to question if I needed to change… Continue reading His Great Plans

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Success, and The Big Difference

"Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up."-Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 The past few years have been quite a journey in regards to the relationship area… Continue reading Success, and The Big Difference

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Who Are You?

"See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know Him. Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been… Continue reading Who Are You?

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The Beginning Is Not the Ending.

There have been many prophetic words regarding 2019. Believers are geared up, awaiting miracles and blessings. They are ready for changes and for the prayers that they have fervently prayed and cried over to be answered. There is a buzz of anticipation in the air. (I know a grandmother who was greatly encouraged and delighted,… Continue reading The Beginning Is Not the Ending.

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Because of Who They Were, I Am.

Lately I've been filled with gratitude. I've been pondering how I got to where I am today. I think about the people who contributed to raising me during childhood. They sacrificed so much for me, and still do. Many of them are still supporting me, praying for me, and cheering me on. Without them, I… Continue reading Because of Who They Were, I Am.