Category Archives: thoughts by Helen Grace Lescheid

Devotionals by author Helen Lesheid

Put Your Guilt to Rest

In my work as a nurse with seniors, I’ve sometimes witnessed the power of a past sin that keeps robbing my patient of present blessings. Continue reading

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I Have a Choice

#Devotional I HAVE A CHOICE I can continue to blame my upbringing, past experiences, & life’s injustices for the mess I’m in, or I can focus on today & begin to take steps of recovery. Continue reading

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When Life’s Challenge is Beyond Our Strength

“The Lord is my light and my salvation, whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life, of whom shall I be afraid?” Psalm 27:1 Continue reading

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Be a Peace Maker

Peace makers who sow in peace raise a harvest of righteousness.” James 3:18 Continue reading

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Speak Faith, not Fear into Your Children

Cathy, our third daughter, was our shy one. When company came to the house, she’d run to the bedroom and hide. Continue reading

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Do all Things Really Work Together for Good?

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose”(Romans 8:28). Continue reading

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God is My Strength

Do you ever feel like the challenges of life you’re facing are too much for you—like you can’t handle anymore? You just don’t have the strength for it? Continue reading

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Are You Afraid to Fully Surrender to God?

Many people say, “Sure, I believe in God. I’ve gone to church most of my life.” But is this all there is to it? What does it mean to believe? To believe means more than intellectual consent. It involves surrender. … Continue reading

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Jesus is Alive in My Life

“Because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace you have been saved. And God raised us up with Christ and … Continue reading

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Jesus says, “Come to Me”

“Come to me, all you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest,” Jesus said Matthew 11:28 (Application Study Bible). In response to an article on prayer, a bright young lady wrote me, “When in … Continue reading

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Christ in Me Working Through Me

Christ in Me Working Through Me. Being totally dependent upon God is one of the hardest things we Christians have to do in life. We fear the helplessness of it. Continue reading

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The I AM God

“At the burning bush when Moses asked God “what is your  name?” God said to Moses, “I am who I am. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: I AM has sent me to you” Exodus 3:14 … Continue reading

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Never Abandoned

Max Lucado Devotional titled: Never Abandoned Continue reading

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Life Is Not Fair

”I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world” John 16:33 The morning I met Anne in a book store, … Continue reading

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Forgiveness Opens the Door

“If you forgive those who sin against you, your heavenly Father will forgive you. But if you refuse to forgive others, your Father will not forgive your sins.” Matthew 6: 14, 15 (LAB) I’ve pondered these verses. God’s forgiveness of … Continue reading

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