Category Archives: Encouragement

Open Your Wonderful Gift!

open your wonderful gift

Your relatives are going to ask you, they always do, what you got for Christmas. Even though you try to remember every gift, you probably didn’t even mention your most wonderful gift. And some Christmases, you might have been too busy to even open it. But this Christmas, more than ever you NEED to open […]

Why is Ezekiel’s “Dry Bone Vision” important to you?

what does ezekiel's dry bone vision have to do with you?

Ezekiel had numerous, powerful visions, so why is his “Dry Bone vision” important to you? Because it is an old Testament illustration of the Resurrection. Download the 5 Reasons I believe Ezekiel’s dry bone vision has spiritual significance and the outline. Here’s the link. https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/patriciaholland/ezekiels-dry-bone-vision-notes.pdf Resurrection is a powerful word. From life to death…that we […]

Want to be more fruitful?

Want to be more fruitful? Fruitfulness is the natural outcome of healthy fruit trees and believers. It’s how we glorify God and demonstrate that we are disciples of Christ. So of course we want to be fruitful. Recently, I talked with you about  “What it mean to follow Jesus.” Jesus describes the qualifications in Matthew […]

Is perfectionism stopping you?

Is perfectionism stopping you? Perfectionism is not your friend!  I want to show you something. It’s only a tiny square of one of Vincent Van Gogh’s earliest works.   If you’re expecting to see the polished, flawless perfection of Gerret Willemsz Heda ( who painstakingly smooths all the tracks of his works; then you’ll be dissappointed.  […]

Frustrations. Looking at them with a NEW attitude.

Could your frustration be a divine setup

What do you do when things don’t happen the way you wanted them? We can make some great plans, but sometimes they just don’t work out… Sometimes the plans change and you’re forced to take a detour! Let me tell you about one of my detours. Not another detour! All three lanes on the interstate […]

What does it mean to follow Jesus?

When Jesus said follow me, He was talking to you too. God told the Israelites in Joshua 3 to follow the Ark of the Covenant because they had never been where God was taking them.  You have never been where you are right now before. You have never been where you are going before…so you […]