Understanding God's character and how He loves us changed Holley Gerth's life in beautiful, powerful ways. She realized that the hope, joy, peace, and purpose we all long for can be found in his heart. Knowing who God is and the ways he cares for us empowers us to overcome the restlessness and stress we all tend to feel in this busy, overwhelming world.
Hope Your Heart Needs
52 Encouraging Reminders of How God Cares for You
Surely God is my help; the Lord is the one who sustains me. Psalm 54:4
I pull my journal out of the nightstand and begin to write in loopy, early morning
script, my eyes still only half-open. The day before comes back to me - the
intense meetings, impending deadlines, emails I've yet to answer.
True confession: my stressed-out self went not to the cross but to the kitchen.
And when my husband came home, I asked if we could go on a date night. I thought
this would be a migic cure - a fun evening on a patio, a cupcake dessert, Netflix
when we got home. But when my head hit the pillow, I still felt weary. And now
I've woken up the same way. In the dark it seems God whispers to my searching
heart, "Will you let me be your Sustainer?"