Trusting God and Living Surrendered

Peace, joy, hope, love, and yes, strength comes through trust and surrender. The world may have given you a negative view of the word “surrender”, but in God’s world, it is an act of courage. Learn to live surrendered to the One who you can trust through the challenges and heartaches of life. Unveil your hope by embracing God’s grace and truth. These posts will share our adoption story, the Surrendered Hearts Manifesto, and what living surrendered looks like in day-to-day life.

I Am a Child of God: Why Is Now the Most Important Time to Know This?
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I Am a Child of God: Why Is Now the Most Important Time to Know This?

I was enormous — already. I was nearing the 8-month mark in my pregnancy when I found myself sprinting across the zoo after my 2-year-old. On one foot I wore a medical boot because of a clutzy fall I’d had a few weeks before. However, as my son darted for the gated ‘Do Not Enter’…

7 Ways to Change Your Life for the Better With God’s Unconditional Love
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7 Ways to Change Your Life for the Better With God’s Unconditional Love

I remember when I met Jesus. Like, really met Jesus. It opened my eyes to the mystery of His all-encompassing love.  That was when I began learning that faith wasn’t only about salvation. It was also about the here and now — this side of the cross. I learned that knowing God and His love…

7 Ways God’s Unconditional Love for Us Is the BEST Kind of Love
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7 Ways God’s Unconditional Love for Us Is the BEST Kind of Love

Last week, we dug into God’s Word to learn more about the character of God. We examined scriptures that show us the width and depth of His majesty and power. I pray that as you soaked in each Bible verse and lifted your prayers to Him, He revealed His wonder to you. Today, we take…

The Character of God: This Is Why You Need to Deeply Know Him
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The Character of God: This Is Why You Need to Deeply Know Him

The character of God is so important because it changes how we view God. His power is astonishing, majestic, and mighty. But the character of God is faultless. Honest Faithful Compassionate Wise Knowing God Makes ALL the Difference I’ve know the lyrics to the song Jesus Loves Me as far back as my memory takes…

For When You Want to Know God’s Unconditional Love
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For When You Want to Know God’s Unconditional Love

It doesn’t belong to one culture, one financial class, one age, or one anything. Whether in the eyes of a friend sitting across from me at my own table or in the eyes of a perfect stranger across a crowded room, I see the longing for something more. A something that says I want to…