About PERSEVERE

It’s my passion to write about my personal experiences to make you realize that God is in the intricate details of our lives. I am here to share things with you and to let you know there is hope… especially if you feel this IS NOT the place in life you envisioned for yourself! I’ve been there, and I know firsthand that it can be a dark and scary place. My friend, I know about a broken heart…

Did the Lord Ever Speak to Me at All?

“Did the Lord ever speak to me at all?  If so, why does He allow the innocent to suffer?  Why was I sent to this filthy prison while that lewd woman (Potiphar’s wife) lives in the lap of luxury?  Could not an omnipotent God deliver me?  Why then does He leave me...
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Some Thoughts ~

“You can never learn that Christ is all you need, until Christ is all you have.”~Corrie ten Boom. How this resonates with me in my every waking moment.  It wasn’t until suffering plopped itself down in the middle of my living room and set up camp for the long haul,...
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After the Locusts Have Eaten

“I will repay you for the years the locusts have eaten–the great locust and the young locust, the other locusts and the locust swarm – my great army that I sent among you.”  Joel 2: 25   It’s a fact, a sad fact, that all of us have times of scarcity...
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The Word of God Will Try You…

Dear friend, if God gifts you, or if he graces you – then He intends to try you.  Being “tried by the Word” is something that has lately been mulling over in my mind.  So when I received a devotional that spoke about this, I knew I should write about it here. ...
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To Live is Christ and To Die is Gain

“Remember your word to your servant, for you have given me hope. My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life. ” Psalm 119:49-50 These are words I recite back to the Lord everyday. Flashbacks of the vision I saw 12 years ago consume...
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The Christian Wilderness

“For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways, And My thoughts than your thoughts.”  Isaiah 55: 9   The Christian Wilderness.  How shall I start to explain this?  The best way I can describe it is that you are confronted with...
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Envy – The Suffering Righteous and the Successful Sinner

Envy.  Sometimes it’s hard not to be envious… especially when it seems like you’re stuck sitting on the sidelines watching everyone else’s life progressing… and you are just existing day after day, month after month, and monotonous year after year.  You...
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