Author Archives: desireet

Letting God Be My Refuge, My Safe Place.

0 Comment

When I am scared, hurt, lonely, or just plain tired, my husband’s arms are my favorite place to be. When he wraps his strong, comforting arms around me, I feel safe and protected. He doesn’t even have to speak, I know his heart is telling me that he has me. This world is a scary…

Read More

Trusting In The Midst Of Temptation

0 Comment

Temptation is something we face often, it is also something Jesus faced. Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.  And after He had fasted forty days and forty nights, He then became hungry.  And the tempter came and said to Him, “If You are the…

Read More

The Heart Of A Friend

0 Comment

I am a natural pursuer of people. So when I entered a season where I didn’t have much energy or time to pursue, it caused me to bring my relationships to the Lord and evaluate them. It has opened up a search about friendship. What does love look like in those relationships? I looked up…

Read More

Hearing With God’s Ears

0 Comment

September is Deaf Awareness month. One of my passions is to help others understand disabilities and the ones who live with them and who loves those who do. I didn’t start out deaf but I was not very old when people began noticing that I was not responding to things I should and not hearing…

Read More

I Trust God But…

0 Comment

Trust seems to be a theme in my life lately. Everyday in my devotional, writing, or posts I am following, scripture shows up about trust. I went in to TJ Maxx the other day. I can’t seem to remember why I went in there. Sometimes I go in just for a mental break in the…

Read More

Learning A New Rhythm of Life

0 Comment

I love music! It is one of my favorite hearing moments. One of my new goals in hearing therapy is to hear the rhythm. When I hear a song, I have to take time to listen. Depending on the sounds and the instruments used, it can take me awhile to find it. Every now and…

Read More

Made Like New

0 Comment

It has been a season of cleaning out and I am always making bags for the local Johnnycake Center. This place is a thrift store that also has other services to help the Community. This place is one that is special to me. They were a place where I could find clothes for my kids…

Read More

Come As You Are, Leave Changed

0 Comment

I love the scriptures about Zaccheus! I still have the song we used to sing about him, floating around in my head. I hear his name and the words come back to me like yesterday. He entered Jericho and was passing through. And there was a man called by the name of Zaccheus; he was…

Read More

Remembering Where We Came From

0 Comment

I had to run to Walmart for some home goods this morning. This is a familiar place. Over 25 years ago this store opened up. I was looking for a job that paid more than what I was making in the fast food joint. The ad showing off the brand new Walmart store coming to…

Read More

Loving the Sinner, and Hating the Sin.

0 Comment

One of my husband’s famous quotes is, “We are people of extremes.” If we really think about it, this is true. I think back to when I was younger. I trusted everyone. When the trust was broken, then I trusted no one, and it has taken me years to find my way to the middle,…

Read More