Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Deitra Shoemaker
19 followers
19 followers
About
Deitra's posts

Post has attachment
Crazy dreams
 I was reading in my last year's journal this morning about a dream I had one year ago today. I was hiding in the linen closet with a pillow in front of me to hide from a man who is coming to judge me for something that I'd supposedly done wrong. But I didn...

Post has attachment
Which kind of transformation are you looking for?
One of my favorite new devotionals is  New Morning Mercies  by Paul David Tripp. He speaks truth in such a way that I can take it in and live it out (hopefully and only with God's grace.) Here is an excerpt from February 1 that spoke to my heart. 1 Peter 1:...

Post has attachment
Would you recognize Jesus?
Jim Branch is a man I highly respect and enjoy his blog immensely. I had the honor of attending one of his retreats several years ago and he impressed me as a man who has humbly walked with Jesus and is willing to be vulnerable with others that they too may...

Post has attachment
Sorrow....
After reading Ecclesiastes 7 I asked myself the question, "What have I learned from times of extreme sorrow in my life?" Here's my reflection: that those moments will pass if I allow myself to process them I will get to the other side eventually, I won't al...

Post has attachment
Waiting
I’m not very good at waiting. This is the season of Advent
which means waiting…waiting for Christ’s birth and for His coming again. I can
wait with hope because I wait with Jesus, who is literally Hope Himself. I
recognize that I need to let go of the outco...

Post has attachment
Crushing.....
So often I push back when something hard or negative happens to me...don't we all? But one day God gave me a different view of this.... My crushing produces the greatest gifts. When grapes and grain are crushed, they produce wine and bread. When I crushed M...

Post has attachment
Green Meadow Joy
Here's my response to Psalm 23... Jesus, You really do supply everything I need. Not just food and clothes and a roof over my head, although I am grateful for how You have supplied that in abundance and I never want to take any of those for granted, but You...

Post has attachment
Detours
I asked God, "What am I doing wrong that I'm not getting the outcome I want?" He said, "Nothing! I AM doing this, I'm doing something new that you don't see. Just gaze at Me, be open to what newness I have for you and you'll be ok. This may seem like a deto...

Post has attachment
MapQuest Jesus or GPS Jesus...who do you follow?
MapQuest give us every step to read and follow and shows us our final destination. GPS gives us one step at a time.  Too often we look for a MapQuest Jesus...just give me all the steps and show me my destination and I'll take it from there....and we leave J...

Post has attachment
We all fall down.....
Here is my rewrite of the Genesis Fall story from God's perspective. I've given you everything you could ever need or want: an intimate relationship with Me, a partner to enhance your life, food and water, a beautiful environment in nature to enjoy, animals...
Wait while more posts are being loaded