It Will Happen

Time escaped me this week and I’m writing this post last minute, so please forgive me if it’s not as long as normal. 🙂 Recently I had been having a series of dreams about something that I sensed God was trying to tell me was going to happen. I saw an opportunity later that week […]

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When God Says “Go”

For the past several years, I’ve been subconsciously taught and believing that when God tells you (me, whoever) to do something, He provides the ability and materials to do it.  The part where I got confused was I thought I had to

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Through the Eyes of a Lion

Through the Eyes of a Lion by Levi Lusko I’ve been loosely following the Lusko family since the unexpected death of their daughter Lenya five years ago, and ever since I heard about the release of Through the Eyes of a Lion, I knew I wanted to read it.  I got myself the audio version (that is […]

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Mom

Mom.  A name that means so many different things to so many different people.  For some, it invokes feelings of nostalgia, for some, resentment, for others, gratitude, but mostly, I think, a healthy respect. Moms do a lot.  From morning sickness to childbirth, their strengths are tested and their limits pushed physically and emotionally before […]

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Strength of My Heart

Psalm 73:26 NLT “My health may fail, and my spirit may grow weak, but God remains the strength of my heart; He is mine forever.” Isaiah 40:28-31 NLT “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 […]

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My Extraordinary

The other day, I spent a lot of time comparing myself to another person’s accomplishments, and was really struck by how extraordinary they were and how less-than-ordinary that made me feel.  But God reminded me that if He calls me to where I am, then my purpose is extraordinary where I am, even if it […]

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Guest Post: Girl, Anxiety

Journaling *Today’s post is a guest post from the Girl, Anxiety blog.  Check her out here! She was gracious enough to allow me to repost this on my blog.* I’ve always loved journaling. I’ve had half-filled notebooks since I was old enough to write. They’re half-filled because every time I saw a pretty journal, I […]

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NEW NAME!!!

Hello everyone! I just wanted to share some exciting news: ABookLoversThoughts has had a name change! You will no longer be able to find abookloversthoughts.wordpress.com, so if you bookmarked that page, be aware that you will not be redirected to this site.  Instead, you will have to type in calliesusanna.com in order to access the site. […]

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The Armor of God

A friend of mine asked me how to put on the Armor of God, and when I began responding to her, a prayer just flew out of my fingertips onto the keyboard, and when it was finished I saw that it was good and wanted to share it with you all today. I responded to […]

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