Donna Lind

Healing • Hope • Grace

Healing from the past • Hope for the future • Grace for today

The One Thing

38 As Jesus and the disciples continued on their way to Jerusalem, they came to a certain village where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. 39 Her sister Mary, sat at the Lord’s feet, listening to what he taught. 40 But Martha was distracted by the big...

God Will Restore

GOD WILL RESTORE By: Donna Selma Lind "After your season of suffering, God will restore, confirm, strengthen and establish you." 1 Peter 5:10 The middle meat of this verse, "GOD WILL" is sandwiched between SUFFERING and RESTORE. It doesn't say God maybe, God might,...

A Son for Christmas

"For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given." Isaiah 9:6  A young soldier returned home from the Vietnam war never to be the same. He had enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps at seventeen years old. Not even old enough to vote, the other soldiers from 3rd...

Saved By a Sewing Machine

"And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen and establish you." 1 Peter 5:10 "Wake up. Get your Sewing Machine and go give it to Christine."  I woke up,...

Jesus Spit

What's up with Jesus spitting on people? It is recorded in scripture that people were healed when Jesus used his spit.Why would He use his spit?Let's dig into a few verses and see what treasures we can find.In Mark 8:23-25 it says " Jesus took the blind man by the...

The Sweet Aroma of Christ

"For we are the sweet aroma of Christ to God among those who are saved and those who are perishing." 2 Corinthians 2:15   Some years ago I went to visit a lady who was recovering from surgery. She was very sick with a fever and a bad infection. The doctors weren't...

Mama traded Her Sweater for a Robe

"I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for He has clothed me with the garments of salvation he has covered me with the robe of righteousness." Isaiah 61:10 Mama's old sweater lay rumpled in the bottom of a dusty cardboard box.   I set...

Battle Scars

A few months ago I was diagnosed with Cancer.This is not my first Battle and it won't be my last.Every Battle I've been through makes me stronger in my Faith. "Don't be afraid or discouraged, the Battle doesn't belong to you it belongs to the Lord. 2 Chronicles 20:15...

Wrong Number

"Tears are prayers too. They travel to God when we can't speak." Psalm 56:8 The phone rang, I said Hello. I heard a lady at the other end mumbling and saying something I couldn't decipher. I can't understand what you're saying, my name's Donna who are you...

Don’t Allow Someone Else’s Poison to Poison You

"Do not let my heart be drawn to what is evil so that I take part in wicked deeds along with those who are evildoers; do not let me eat their delicacies." Psalm 141:4 Have you ever been hurt before, especially by someone you love?When someone hurts us, speaks lies,...

The God Note

"Do not be afraid - I will save you. I have called you by name - you are mine." Isaiah 43:1    A group of us stopped for lunch after Church one Sunday afternoon.  As we were enjoying fellowship, I noticed our server was quietly clearing away the dirty dishes at our...

Two Men and a Truck

The driveway alarm rang, which set the dogs off to barking. I looked out the window and saw an old pickup truck barreling up the road with a cloud of dust chasing behind it.Peeking out the door I saw my husband talking to a man in the driveway.The stranger was tall...

Growing Up Irish

Growing up Irish in the 1960's on the South side of Chicago was always a big celebration on St. Patrick's day! My Mother's Grandparents came from County Mayo and Galway Bay Ireland. McNeela's, Ryan's and Feeney's make up the family tree. My Grandma Nora or as we...

The Path

"You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand." Psalm 16:11    I dreamed I saw a beautiful winding stone pathway, in the midst of a lush Garden dotted with Olive Trees . There in the...

Anxious for Nothing

Artist: Nancy Noel "Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God." Phillipians 4:6 Last week we went to pick up some Apple bread, Jam and Pickles from one of our favorite Amish stores....

A Leap of Faith

SOMETIMES YOU JUST HAVE TO JUMP! Most of my life I've tended to live in the safe zone- unless- God tells me to Jump! I have journals filled with miraculous stories of the things that God has done in my life. They all have one in thing common. They required A LEAP...

“Faithing the Giants”

I live with Giants. Or should I say Giants live with me. Yes, every day I am facing some Giant issue or colossal problem that seems like an impossibility to overcome. Most of the Giants live in my head (the battlefield.) Many Giants never make it out of my head...

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