Out of the Mire

Dear God, save me from my trouble and sin!

For the floodwaters are up to my chin

And I’m quickly sinking in the quicksand,

Unable to find a footing on land.

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To the Discouraged Soul

I believe one of the greatest tools that Satan uses against believers is discouragement. And I am about to be very honest with you about my own struggles with it, because I know there are others out there who have the same struggles. I know some of you personally  who have battled or are battling this area. And if my stories can be of any encouragement to you, I believe it would be a blessing on all sides.

I had my own bout with deep discouragement just last month. For about three weeks straight I was so discouraged, I was probably close to being depressed. Continue reading