Katie Thompson
Reframing the Bad

Reframing the Bad

Reframing the Bad Give thanks in all circumstances. Thessalonians 5:18 ave you ever thanked God for the bad things that have happened to you? I can picture your face, because I’m probably making the same one. Bad things are bad! They cause hurt,...

With Hope

With Hope

With Hope His Love has the first and last word in everything I do. 2 Corinthians 5:13 was stopping for coffee one morning and pulled into the drive through line. It was a busy morning and the cars waiting in line spilled out into a very busy road,...

Listen and Learn

Listen and Learn

Listen and Learn Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour. Stand firm against him and be strong in your faith. 1 Peter 5:8-9   ast week Sarah wrote about the...

Both-And

Both-And

Both-And We don’t know what to do; but our eyes are on you. 2 Chronicles 20:12    ialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a cognitive-behavioral treatment developed in the 1980’s to treat people who experience extremely intense, negative emotion....

What Remains True

What Remains True

What Remains True We don't know what to do, but our eyes are on You. 2 Chronicles 20:12 t's 8:54 am and here I sit in my pj's on a Thursday morning. Half of my house is still asleep. I have my date book in front of me with everything cancelled or...

When We’re Chained to Our Circumstances

When We’re Chained to Our Circumstances

When We're Chained to Our Circumstances Because of my imprisonment, most of the believers here have gained confidence and boldly speak God's message without fear. Philippians 1:14  aul wrote his letter to the Philippian church while imprisoned in...

Even in Betrayal

Even in Betrayal

Even in Betrayal Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has demanded permission to sift you like wheat, but I have prayed for you, that your faith may not fail; and you, when once you have turned again, strengthen your brothers. Luke 22:31-32 esus spoke the...

Coming Alongside

Coming Alongside

Coming Alongside There is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. Proverbs 18:24b oday I volunteered at my daughter's high school cross country meet. My job was to stand at the finish line and after finishing the race, guide the runners to enter...

Trusting God’s Ultimate Plan

Trusting God’s Ultimate Plan

Trusting God's Ultimate Plan The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in Him, and I am helped. Psalms 28:7 n January 1st of this year I began reading through the Bible in a year in chronological order. It was smooth sailing at first...

Lovingkindness and Truth

Lovingkindness and Truth

Lovingkindness and Truth Your lovingkindness and Your truth will continually preserve me. Psalm 40:11 ecently I read through the book of Psalms and was struck by how many times the psalmist pairs the two words lovingkindness and truth. In addition...