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Author: Gale Alvarez

Your Way or His?

Your Way Or His? The Scriptures clearly direct us to “lean not on our own understanding” (Proverbs 3:5 NIV). The Word of God is our steady guide. It will lead us to God, to well-being, to blessings and purpose. Feelings are good, instincts are helpful, and common sense can be useful, but when all is […]

My Heart Beats for Him and It Beats for You

Introduction My Heart Beats For Him And It Beats For You This is a book of my HeartBeats that started out with simple messages to help encourage myself and my friends in their daily journey. Each day as I wrote what was on my heart, I could sense the beat of my own heart praying […]

Is Anything Too Hard for Me?

“Is Anything Too Hard For Me?” Don’t allow yourselves to be held captive by negative thoughts, people’s criticisms, your own self-imposed lack of value, past occurrences, fear, or anything else that may be holding you back. Remember, you are a new creation created in the likeness and image of a loving God, old things have […]

Between Faith and Fear

Some nights as I lay listless, unable to sleep, I sense fear trying to grip me, rob me, and shake everything within me. We must choose to cast down every imagination that is not from Him, to think on things that are pure and lovely and cast our cares upon Him, for truly He cares […]

Am I Being Kind Enough?

Every day I am amazed at what He does and who He uses to be an extension of Himself. Life’s journey brings us across the path of many, and as we reach out to others, it is wise to be conscious of how we would want to be treated and remembered. I often catch myself […]

He Hears You When You Call

Father, I pray for each one living with a heart cry that pains within them and causes them to feel helpless, hopeless, and hindered from moving forward. Lord, let nothing and no one keep these from hearing You. Lord, let them know they have been heard by the one who is moved into action for […]

Mountain Mover

When discontentment tries to settle in and make its home in you, don’t give in. God is with you. Rise up and remember that, “Godliness with contentment is great gain, for we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot take anything out of the world” (1 Timothy 6:6 ESV).  Disappointments will come to us […]

Do It (The Time Is Now)

When you make a vow, keep it, and when you make a decision to do something, it’s important to follow through. Too many times we let precious thoughts and deeds to be done or seeds to be planted pass us by, and we miss the timing of our visitation to be a blessing and to […]

Leave It In His Hands

Sometimes plans change, and I have learned not to buck the change because I know the Lord is working for my good behind the scenes. I completely trust my life to Him, in all the small and big moments. If I miss a train, miss a plane, or lose an opportunity, His Word has taught […]