Category Archives: open heaven

When Life Spins out of Control!

Do the circumstances of your life seem to be spinning way out of control?  Chaos, darkness, loss of peace, confusion, etc.?  Well it’s no secret.  Life is filled with overwhelming challenges!  I call it “raw” life!  Take heart though, think of El Elyon (the Most High God).  This is one of the Names of God that comes to mind when I visually see the tidal wave of chaotic things in my life right now.  This Name describes that part of God that is in total control of this universe!  He is the Almighty Creator and nothing or no one can take Him by storm!  God is in control and will perform His word in your life.  Rest in Him!

Minister Denise Cook Godfrey

 

 

A Recipe for Success

This morning upon waking and snoozing and waking again, and dreaming and awakening again, I began to think of all the overwhelming responsibilities and activities on my plate.  Immediately the Holy Spirit interrupted my thoughts with a portion of this scripture from Proverbs 16:3:

Roll your works upon the Lord [commit and trust them wholly to Him; He will cause your thoughts to become agreeable to His will, and] so shall your plans be established and succeed.

I soon got out of bed and read this verse over and over and began to declare and decree the success of every plan because I intentionally committed my works to God’s Hand. I also asked that He grace me to know His will and timing.  This is a true recipe for success in all that we are doing and plan to do for the Kingdom of God.  It is easy to get overwhelmed but when we take the time to trust God to keep His word after we have truly given these works over to Him, we can make it.  We do not have to be swamped and overwhelmed.  But how?  This is the famous question that I often ask the Holy Spirit when He tells me something.  I realize that the answer most times is a progressive learning process.  In order for our plans in ministry or any other area to succeed, we have got to cast our cares (worries and anxieties) on the Lord as well as believe that God is working alongside us.  We do this through meditation, prayer, and worship on a daily basis.  We keep our mind renewed so that the activity itself will not drain us and take our joy!

Thanks for reading.  Remember to enjoy your journey.  Roll those works on the Lord and keep your mind free from the clutter of worry, doubt, fear, and any other hindering thoughts from the enemy.

Love,

Minister Denise Cook-Godfrey

The Dance from Heaven

 

 

 

Yesterday I heard tthe Spirit say,  “choreography that originates from heaven and also music that originates ffrom heaven!”  I was in awe!  May we all as praise dancers, worship dancers mime ministries, expressive signers,  etc,  be reminded that we must spend intimate quality time in the presence of our Lord before choosing our choreography and music for the ministry! We must simply ask and invite Holy Spirit into our prep time so that He whispers into our ear what Heaven has spoken ! (John 16:13)

 

 

 

Speak to the Darkness!

Sometimes it appears that our life becomes cluttered and filled with darkness and chaos.  Not talking about the issues in the world, but the issues within our own little worlds!  This is not uncommon. We are tempted, tried, squeezed, knocked on, kicked around, you name it.  Jesus said in this world we would have tribulation, but be of good cheer for He has overcome the world (John 16:33).  With all that we have going on plus living in this world and not being of it, there is no wonder we can get into a place of chaos!  This chaos and darkness can influence and affect our soul’s well being.  What are we to do?  We are to speak life and light into every dark corner and order to every chaotic event. This is easier said than done sometimes but we have been given the grace to do it.  Simply ask and trust!  God knows all about this.  When He said “let there be light” in the book of beginnings (Genesis), the earth was dark and without form!  (dark and chaotic).  But guess what???   There WAS LIGHT when HE SPOKE IT!  We too, through Christ, have the authority to speak light and life!  Speak to your darkness and chaos today and live in victory!

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Worship Reminder

I was reminded this morning by one of my dance Sisters that we are to spend quality time worshipping the Father in our dance. I was blessed to receive this word!  What the Lord gave me from that reminder is this: I must dance for an audience of ONE before expecting and preparing to dance before an audience of many. Not a praise dancer?  It does not matter because this word applies to any ministry or service that you do unto the Lord.

So, have you had your quiet time with Daddy God today? If not, is there an appointment setup to meet with Him?

Blessings to you!

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This is a very exciting time for the ministry!  God is allowing us to be able to conduct worship dance workshops, offer an online course for learning tips to write and direct anointed gospel stage plays, early a.m. prayer ministry, and new inspirational books!  When you join the emailing list today, you will receive periodic updates and a 30 day worship devotional entitled, “The First Fruits of my Morning”.  This is a powerful devotional that will jump start your day and keep the fire burning in your relationship with God!  Go to the side of the screen and enter your name and email today.  Let’s grow in the Word and Presence of the Lord together!  I look forward to serving you through dance workshops, online courses, and inspirational books.  Let me hear from you.

Drama, Poetry, and DANCE! What a combination

Poetry moves…poetry expresses….I’ve got a river of life in me and it moves me to write, to dance, to prophesy, to sing, yes that river that Jesus spoke about….out of my belly flows rivers of living waters because I run after Him cause I’m thirsty, thirsty, so thirsty I tell you and His Spirit in me flows and causes me to flow with Him.  (John 7 :37-39)

Would you like to write and direct dynamic Gospel Stage Plays and use poetry, dance and drama simultaneously for the Glory of God?  I can teach you tips on how to write and direct your own anointed stage play or skits that will move the hearts of people not only in your church but in your community all while bringing glory to the Kingdom of God!  Sign up for the mailing list on right side of screen and I will give you detailed information on the online course called “Drama in the Church?  Tips for Writing and Directing Gospel Stage Plays”.

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