Jacqueline Broy

Eyes on Him

So we don’t look at the troubles we can see now; rather, we fix our gaze on things that cannot be seen. For the things we see now will soon be gone, but the things we cannot see will last forever. 2 Corinthians 4:18 NLT The day after Mother’s Day, on my birthday, I had […]

Seven Blessings for the New Year: Light

Be blessed with LIGHT in your life. May the path you walk this year be illuminated with God’s word and his presence to guide you to conquer impossible obstacles and boldly navigate dark valleys.  Know that he walks with you and will never leave you. For You are my lamp, O LORD; The LORD shall […]

Time for a Heart Check-up

Be free from pride-filled opinions…Don’t allow self-promotion hide in your hearts, but in authentic humility put others first as more important than yourselves. (Philippians 2:3 TPT) Like an echocardiogram for the spiritual heart, Paul wants the Philippians to check for prideful opinions and self-promoting in theirs. With these two things in mind, it’s time for […]

Ready for a Renovation

Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. Philippians 1:6 NIV Do you like those shows where a construction crew will do a major renovation on a rundown house? Week after week, the neglected house transforms into an […]

The New You

“This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life was gone; a new life has begun!” 2 Corinthians 5:17 New Living Translation The jar labels say, “Mango, Pineapple Spears.” Suppose these jars were filled with grapes and cherries instead. What’s on the label wouldn’t match what is in […]

Precious and Honored

In the first part of Isaiah 43:4 (New International Version) God is talking to Israel saying, “Since you are precious and honored in my sight, and because I love you…” Jesus loved us so much and He willingly gave up His life to invite us to be His precious ones. Make this verse personal. Hear […]

God’s Department of Defense

Frantic barking from the living room jolted us awake at three-ish in the morning. Andy, our mini-Labradoodle alerted us to an enemy on the property. The neighborhood fox was traveling his usual route across the front lawn passing Andy’s lookout post. When he is laying on his cot scanning the view outside the large, living […]

Find Your Oasis

So Jesus said to his disciples, “Come, let’s take a break and find a secluded place where you can rest a while.” Mark 6:31 The Passion Translation When feelings of frustration creep in or frazzled nerves begin to show, what do you do to get into God’s presence to find peace? Is it a walk […]

A New Thing

Welcome to my blog, to a new writing adventure in my life. He is doing a new thing. Won’t you join me as I travel, write and pray. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in […]