To The One Who Knocks (Reflections on Purpose & Peace) – Hadiya Brown

  ~ 41And whoever compels you to go one mile, go with him two Matthew 5 NKJV      27Then the governor’s soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered the whole company of soldiers around him.   28They stripped him and put a scarlet robe on him, 29and then twisted together a crown of […]

What We Do Not See – Hadiya Brown

~ 8I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will guide you with my eye. Psalm 32 NKJV    ~      The New Year is upon us again. I don’t know about you, but I gave up on making resolutions a long time ago. And it’s not that I don’t […]

This Is Only A Test – Hadiya Brown

 ~ 2Remember how the Lord your God led you all the way in the wilderness these forty years, to humble and test you in order to know what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep his commands. Deuteronomy 8 NKJV    ~     I’ve got two children, so I’m just going to say […]

A Happy Place – Hadiya Brown

~ 10 But I rejoiced in the Lord greatly that now at last your care for me has flourished again; though you surely did care, but you lacked opportunity.   11 Not that I speak in regard to need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content:   12 I know […]

You Are Loved – Hadiya Brown

7You were running a good race. Who cut in on you to keep you from obeying the truth? 8That kind of persuasion does not come from the one who calls you.   ~ Galatians 5 NIV I haven’t felt like myself lately. I don’t find joy in some of the things I used to. There are […]

The Root (Rest For The Weary) – Hadiya Brown

Praise be to the Lord, for he has heard my cry for mercy. Psalm 28:6 NIV    So, how you been lately? How are you feeling? How have you been holding up, what with the world going completely nuts and all? There’s a whole lot going on right now, right? I don’t know about you, but […]

The Gift Of God – Hadiya Brown

8Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble. 9Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary,  repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing.   10For, whoever would love life and see good days […]

Wake Up – Hadiya Brown

10By the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as a wise builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one should build with care. 11For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ. 12If anyone builds on this foundation using gold, silver, […]

His Salvation Is At Hand – Hadiya Brown

To do what is right is to side with the truth of God…To do what is right is to join the winning side of the fight though the battle will not be without pain or struggle.  ~Chuck Swindoll      1Bless the Lord, O my soul; and all that is within me, bless His holy name!  […]

A Sun and Shield – Hadiya Brown

    One problem with the English word meek is that it rhymes with weak, and people have linked the two words together for years. ~David McCasland     7I will praise you with an upright heart as I learn your righteous laws.   8 I will obey your decrees; do not utterly forsake me.a. […]