Seeing Deep Blog
Encouraging and inspiring posts to cultivate hope through seeing deeper into God’s word.
You are afraid to go to the deep end . . . I get it.
I was the girl who would stand at the edge of the ocean instead of stepping in when the rest of my family did. The irony is that many years later God led me to start a ministry called, “Seeing Deep”. As I began to blog in 2014, I realized that all of my writings were about going deeper in faith and trusting God in all of life’s painful moments. As much as I believed God, I also doubted whether He knew how much I could handle. It’s easy to say we want to go deeper, but when life hurts, will we still hope in Christ? That’s what this spot on the web is for . . . seeing the deeper purposes of God in our lives and a catalyst to inspire hope in God’s goodness. I love to explore the deeper meaning of topics like hope, shame, joy and relevant topics in our world through God’s word. We all encounter problems in this world but those problems are an opportunity to trust God in the deep places. Will you go to the deep end with me?
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Even when the struggle is real, our Great God redeems every struggle.
What choices are you making in your daily lives? Do they reflect your faith? It is not where we live or what we profess to believe that truly matters, but HOW we live.
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Moving forward takes guts, y'all. Especially when your time is limited and you need to make every move count. But sometimes progress is slow. Ok, let's be real. Most of the time progress is slow. Every now and then, I actually accomplish something without a lot of...
We think hope is really about desire, but it is simply about trust.
Scripture of the Week: Psalm 66:12 (NIV) "You let people ride over our heads; we went through fire and water, but you brought us to a place of abundance." Hope Discovery of the Day: His salvation is our rescue, not the hoping for the waves to be still. Running to the...
When our hope is in the Author of hope, hope incarnate, then our hope is eternal.
Man’s opinion of us can sometimes snuff out hope. But the hope in the various dramas we face in this life is that our God fights all of our battles.
Our hope is not just beyond the grave – it is for the here and now. This hope does not mean everything will be perfect. But those of us who are in Christ will be able to see beyond the here and now and have a hope that never fails . . . even in times of trouble.
Our redemptive God can take the greatest suffering this life brings and turn it into a blessing.