Author Daneille Snowden

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When I was 7 years old I was born again! Five years later, the Lord filled me with His Holy Spirit and called me out to serve in full time service in the ministry. My heart is missions and a longing to love people into God's Kingdom.
I love to teach God's Word, pray with people and write. 
Soon, we are hoping our Jesus opens amazing doors to walk into mission endeavors.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

THE ESSENCE OF WORSHIP

I wrote this a few years back: simple message yet so very true!

© Daneille Snowden
THE ESSENCE OF WORSHIP

6.21.07
FROM THE HOLY SPIRIT THROUGH HIS DAUGHTER DANEILLE SNOWDEN

     Somehow, we have lost the essence of worship. It’s like eating with no smell or flavor. It’s going through the motions without realizing the power, the love and Presence of God longing to enter in.
     The true essence of worship is non-existence in families even for those who do have a time in the Word and song. Why is that? Because of having the patience, endurance and heart to wait upon the Lord. Thus, children and even adults will not truly experience what God has longed for them: true fellowship with His children. If children do push on with their walk with the Lord they may experience this periodically at church or small prayer groups within the church means.
     This brings us to not just who, but how often as well…how often do we feel and hear and smell and yes even see the Presence of our Lord? This is vital on an individual basis as well as a couple or family.
     When we are in the presence of our Lord, the world will indeed see it: His Glory radiating upon our countenance. Yes, our countenance (our attitudes and reactions will be so different) will be changed. Moses was changed for life; he found his purpose and yes even his weakness; but with that God was revealed in His Glory in Mighty deeds. Today we can radiate the true love of Jesus to others (especially our children) in revealing His mercy, grace and power.
     Taking that time to push through into the deep, deep, Presence of our God will increase our days not decrease. We will accomplish more for Him and in so doing for others as well. We have lost the true focus God intended for us as His children as well as our families.
     What the Lord wants is our hearts, He literally wants to unite (sew) our hearts together with His. How can we, if we do not enter in and come close to Him? When we are sown together with Christ, then the essence of worship will come to a fruition and the Spirit will grow into ‘the perfect will of God,’ mirroring the character of Christ.
      “Oh, Jesus, forgive me, forgive us as a family that our needs, our flesh has ruled the time we say we spend with You. That we do not let You have complete rule and reign like we say You do. Now Lord, make that difference: we/I wait upon You. I want to be with You, I want to feel You…oh I want all of You my Lord and King!”
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Friday, January 28, 2011

WHAT'S COMING UP ON 'SnowDEN With the Fam'

I want to up-date you on the goals I believe the Lord has given me for this blog site. I will be pulling out some articles from my archives. Ones that have been published, others I have taught on in churches as well as woman's groups.
Some will be just devotional, others will be Biblical study and then at times I will focus on one of many passions I have and that is home schooling (my full time job).
The Lord has been so very patient with me. Since I was a child I always wanted to be a writer. He blessed me with the opportunity editing for my school newspaper, writing for others here and there as well as magazines.
I love to teach God's Word. Humbly I will say, that God has instilled within me a strong passion for teaching God's Word in whatever theme/topic He directs. I long to see God's People to have an in-tense hunger for God's Word by studying it daily and taking to this needy world we live in.
So....here we go! I do hope this blesses you and makes a true difference in your lives.
Several had said they do read my blog, but few have signed up to be a follower. I would be thrilled if you could do that for me. It is just a nice 'shot-in-the-arm' to encourage me to keep writing.
Lord bless,
Daneille

Monday, January 24, 2011

Really Snowed In?

ONE OF MY ANGELS MAKING A SNOW ANGEL
I am constantly reading posts on my face book how everyone longs for the warm sunshine and green grass. It seems  in almost all over the United States it's cold!
Here in the good old Midwest we have seen more snow than we have for years. Yet, I am old enough to remember the big snow storms in the mid 70's. I remember walking in snow,  hip deep.
I wasn't home schooled like my children are, so when we got snow it was; "Yipee! NO SCHOOL!"  So, we would make snowmen, throw mean snowballs at each other and go sledding.
I loved when daddy would take my baby brother and I to places with big hills. We had our Royal Racer (wooden sled) and dad would give us a big push and 'swoosh' down we went. I don't understand why other than a nose that was numb, I do not recall feeling cold at all. My mind just recalls all the fun and being with my favorite people in the world!
Desperate to get out of the house recently, the girls and I went outside a bit to play in the snow. It has been so cold lately, that we have just been huddled in our lovely, warm home day after day. If I didn't get outside soon, I believe I was going to implode!
So, we dug out the orange sled...tied a rope to it and mama pulled one child all around in the snow. Daddy came along and helped me pull both girls. Ya know what? I was having such a wonderful time that I didn't feel the cold, just a numb nose! :)

I was calculating that actually this time of being cuddled up in our house and the snow is short. It does feel as if we are being forced in a way to be closer together. Could that be why we see babies in most species in the Spring? :) Spring will get here, we will then be running from place to place. But, for now-I see God teaching ME to enjoy the present as His Gift to us. Each season in life is vital, they all have an important purpose in dozens of ways.
May I encourage you, enjoy this latter half of winter with fun, warmth and joy!

Monday, January 3, 2011

TOP 10 GOALS FOR YOU & TOP 10 GOALS FOR YOUR FAMILY FOR 2011

What are they? Your goals, what you want to see achieved by next year? Are they in reach or way way out in the unseen yet hopeful world?
You wanna be a size 5? You wanna take some classes and learn a new skill? How about a face lift? lol
Let me know...share them with me and I will post them here. Then next year we can re-evaluate ourselves.
Personal stuff...we shall keep that where it should (between you and God).
Ok...here I go:
FOR ME:
1.) To loose about 30 lbs.
2.) Maybe jog a mile & still breath normal.
3.) Write articles for some more magazines and newspapers.
4.) Consistent praying & in God's Word deeper on a daily basis.
5.) Play time more with my kids.
6.) Souls...touch more souls than ever in my life for the Kingdom of God.
7.) Preach/Teach more so.
8.) Learn a new skill...but  don't know what..who knows maybe karate--lol. Or how to shoot a gun, that sounds like fun!
9.) To be an accomplished vegan cook.
10.) To smile, laugh everyday!
FAMILY:
1.) Daily prayer and Bible study...not miss.
2.) Minister more so ...not just on Sundays, but on a monthly basis.
3.) Play together doing fun new stuff.
4.) Paint the dining room & girls room. Yea!!!
5.) Work on Spanish language together.
6.) Get Nathan graduated with his AA in Crim. Justice...then off he goes...(SAD).
7.) Church building projects together.
8.) Keep a clean house 5 days a week. (All things are possible.) 
9.) Snowden Family will stay healthy, safe and together.
10.) Please the Lord in our words to one another and others.

Now...you tell me your goals...if you don't have 10 that is fine. Share with us...it's fun!