Weekend Whispers :: Psalm 46:10

He says, “Be still and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” NIV OR “Cease striving and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” NASB 1995 If you know anything aboutContinue reading “Weekend Whispers :: Psalm 46:10”

Hope :: When Peace is Possible

Merriam-Webster describes peace as “freedom from disquieting or oppressive thoughts or emotions”. I agree. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t still negative events in or aspects to our lives. It doesn’t mean we never have “disquieting or oppressive thoughts or emotions”. I know we wish that was the case. It would make life much moreContinue reading “Hope :: When Peace is Possible”

Weekend Whispers :: Jeremiah 1:4-8

The LORD gave me this message: “I knew you before I formed you in your mother’s womb. Before you were born I set you apart and appointed you as my prophet to the nations.”“O Sovereign LORD,” I said, “I can’t speak for you! I’m too young!”The LORD replied, “Don’t say, ‘I’m too young,’ for youContinue reading “Weekend Whispers :: Jeremiah 1:4-8”

Hope :: Introduction

Hi, everyone! Whether or not this is your first time reading one of my posts, I wanted to take this time to introduce myself and my website/blog. Who I Am My name is Brittany Stonestreet. I’m the middle child and only daughter in my family. Both of my brothers are married; one has a sonContinue reading “Hope :: Introduction”

Weekend Whispers :: Isaiah 40:28-31

Have you never heard? Have you never understood? The LORD is the everlasting God, the Creator of all the earth. He never grows weak or weary. No one can measure the depths of his understanding. He gives power to the weak and strength to the powerless. Even youths will become weak and tired, and youngContinue reading “Weekend Whispers :: Isaiah 40:28-31”

Weekend Whispers :: James 2:14-17

Dear brothers and sisters, what’s the use of saying you have faith if you don’t prove it by your actions? That kind of faith can’t save anyone. Suppose you see a brother or sister who needs food or clothing, and you say, “Well, good-bye and God bless you; stay warm and eat well” – butContinue reading “Weekend Whispers :: James 2:14-17”

Hope :: Time Flies

You know that saying, “Time flies when you’re having fun?” It also flies when you have deadlines. Obviously I’ve been radio silent for a few weeks. If you read my latest “Hope” blog post, you’ll know I was having a silent spell so I could get ready and move to Boston. I’m here! I madeContinue reading “Hope :: Time Flies”

Weekend Whispers :: Matthew 5:38-42

You have heard the law that says the punishment must match the injury: ‘An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.’ But I say, do not resist an evil person! If someone slaps you on the right cheek, offer the other cheek also. If you are sued in court and your shirtContinue reading “Weekend Whispers :: Matthew 5:38-42”

Hope :: When it Rains…

I feel like most of this summer has been rain, lots of thunderstorms, and just a few “sunshiny” days. As I write this, it’s pouring rain outside and has done so all day long. There’s an old adage that says, “When it rains it pours…” It’s in reference to the storms of life, and IContinue reading “Hope :: When it Rains…”

Weekend Whispers :: Jeremiah 29:10-12

This is what the LORD says: “You will be in Babylon for seventy years. But then I will come and do for you all the good things I have promised, and I will bring you home again. For I know the plans I have for you,” says the LORD. “They are plans for good andContinue reading “Weekend Whispers :: Jeremiah 29:10-12”