Posts with the tag “emily-helton”

Clarity
April 26th, 2021
Every person on Earth was created for a world of beauty that we can't completely understand or see with our own eyes. Our soul longs for it. Our Spirit searches for it in everything that we do; in eve...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Mental Health and God
March 28th, 2021
There is one subject I don't know if I will ever understand the fullness of, though it feels like I have been chasing understanding within its depths for all of my life. The very sea that feels endles...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Starlight and Wonder: Sensing His Voice and His Spirit
March 10th, 2021
I don’t think I have ever known a time where I didn’t feel as though the Lord wasn’t showing me something about Himself.  I remember being five years old, looking at the stars, and marveling at our wo...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Dance of Living for Him
January 20th, 2021
For the past few months I have been intentionally praying about what it looks like for me to follow God and partner with Him in the purposes He has given me. In my past perspectives, following God loo...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Be Still
December 23rd, 2020
"Be still and know that I am God." This commandment from Psalm 46:10 is something I have been trying to grasp for most of my life. The grasping, I find, sometimes is even counter-productive to the ver...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Faith in the Valley
November 13th, 2020
Dear contemplative follower of God, Recently, I have been thinking about what it means to be free and to live a full and abundant life; the one that Jesus talked about so often and even died for. He t...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
A Season of Shifting
October 9th, 2020
When I think of authentic and deep intercessory prayer in any environment, it is my greatest desire for people to understand and experience the heart of God for other people. This encompasses His merc...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Come Alive, Dry Bones
August 25th, 2020
In early February of 2020, the Lord woke me up in the middle of the night and the words "Threshing Floor" were on my lips. I could almost feel the ground shaking as shot up my bed and tried to fall ba...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
He is Knocking
August 17th, 2020
Fear has gripped the lives of many. It destroys, it quenches, it blames, it persecutes. It causes panic that is unholy. It casts dreams, cares, desires, and holy hopes to the grave. The dead remain th...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Fully Alive
August 5th, 2020
Jesus told us that if we delight ourselves in Him, He will give us the desires of our heart. (Psalm 37:4)This can seem like a promise that is far off sometimes, especially when we are delighting ourse...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
God In the World
July 14th, 2020
On a hot late spring day, I was sitting with one of my spiritual moms at a UGA baseball game. We were catching up on life, sweating, smiling, drinking what seemed like gallons of water, and stopping m...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Awake
June 8th, 2020
One night, not too long ago in my walk with God, I had one of the most visual and lifelike dreams I have ever had. It was insane. Essentially the dream began really dark. When I say dark, I mean dark....  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Loving Yourself
June 2nd, 2020
"Lord, you know everything there is to know about me.You perceive every movement of my heart and soul,and you understand my every thought before it even enters my mind. You are so intimately aware of ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Creativity Unlocked
May 22nd, 2020
Many people have said it. Many are suggesting it. Plenty of people are posting about it. Having a time in isolation and adjusting to extreme change has given people a  boost to get creative with their...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
An Invitation
April 8th, 2020
Recently the Lord was speaking about the Passover to me in way that I had never really paid attention to before. After spending some time studying the history and context of the Passover from the deli...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Closer than We Know
February 23rd, 2020
Sin can feel like a strong word. It is weighty, for sure. However, I think sometimes I misinterpret the actual meaning of sin and what it does to the simplicity of us getting to love the spirit of God...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Into the Unknown
January 5th, 2020
At a very early age, I knew I was meant to live the atypical life. I was called to be different, set apart, and fully surrendered to something greater than my singular story. I could feel it the very ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Aligned with Heaven
November 23rd, 2019
The other night I was praying with some of my girls while laying down, drinking in His peace. It was a sweet time, but I couldn't help but notice that my neck was bothering me quite a bit. The pain ha...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
There is Rest
October 25th, 2019
Tension in the heart, worry over what tomorrow may bring, moving from one major life event to the next in a hurry to get it perfect, neglecting self, overcome by the need to be safe or in control or k...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Everything in Him
September 20th, 2019
“But now apart from the law the righteousness of God has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify. This righteousness is given through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Let Go and Give In
August 23rd, 2019
"And I have now chosen and consecrated this temple so that my name may be there forever; my eyes and my heart will be there at all times." - 2 Chronicles 7:16 You are His temple.Return my son. Return ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Summer Intimacy.
June 22nd, 2019
Meditate on His word."Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me. 'I am the vine, you are the branches....  Read More
by Devon McCoy
To Be Exposed
May 2nd, 2019
Nakedness is not a bad thing. We come into the world unveiled before Him, humanity's exposure to the Earth in it's very first breaths took place in exposure, and all of God's creation thrives unashame...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Prayer Trail
March 21st, 2019
Looking back at some of my earlier blogs, I stumbled upon this one written from two years ago on my birthday. It is funny how some of my desires and thoughts never change, but are instead enhanced by ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Gift of His Heart
February 8th, 2019
In this moment, I firmly believe that Jesus is handing His heart to the church. He trusts us more than ever, because He sees a generation that is only wanting Him— a generation that will risk everythi...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Resolutions: A Year of Freedom
December 29th, 2018
The term resolution has never quite settled with me. I like the terms growth, enhancement, or development much, much better. Resolutions have unfortunately been associated with the New Year for me and...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Secret Garden
November 17th, 2018
Revival. It is the word that sparks something in God's children. With heavenly revival, our hearts cry out for those who don't know Him. We want all of His creation to be overcome with His glory. We t...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Arise, Soldier: You Aren't Finished Yet
October 16th, 2018
Close your eyes. Breathe. It'll pass. Just trust me. I am still. I am strong. I am steady. I know what this is like, and I am giving you peace and telling you how to fight instead. You're going to be ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy