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Are you going through a trial? Don’t gut the fish to try to escape your situation! Ask the Lord to develop you and hone you instead as you praise Him. Pause. Shift your perspective. Focus on Jesus!



  I HELD MY BREATH. My boyfriend and I had been talking about it for weeks, but honestly, I had hoped he’d forgotten about it. I slowly sauntered through the aisles of my favorite store, pausing in front of a line of curly haircare products. “I think we should take that break,” he suggested. I

Zim Flores invites us to take a look at crisis before it happens and ask what we’ll do when it does.

When Crisis Comes Knocking

  Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all. — Psalm 34:19 The sun peered between the trees and slowly emerged from behind the mountains. It was a cool, silent morning, and I was alone. The mist, suspended over the open valley below, was a nagging reminder

Zim asks, “What are areas of your life that need to be surrendered back to God What are you afraid will happen if you completely surrender this area to God? In what ways has God brought beauty and growth out of a painful time in your life?”

We Don’t Need Rain

  Sow for yourselves righteousness; reap steadfast love; break up your fallow ground, for it is the time to seek the Lord, that He may come and rain righteousness upon you. — Hosea 10:12 We had spent a sunny few days in Tel Aviv, a city on Israel’s Mediterranean coast. “You all brought amazing weather.