No, this isn’t how I expected to spend my 47th birthday, yet I wouldn’t trade the day for anything. I have a renewed peace in the midst of this chaos. It is the peace which surpasses all understanding described in Philippians 4:7. This is the first time I ever remember experiencing it. Since this COVID19Continue reading “On the start of my 47th year”
Check in on your elderly neighbors Check in on single parents Check in on your kids Check in on your spouse Check in on your friends Check in on your family Check in on the one you know lives alone Check in on those who have battled addiction Check in on those who battle mentalContinue reading “Check In On …”
Psalm 33 says, “Sing to Him a new song.” When I read this line, I asked myself, what song have I been singing? The answer was that it was not a happy, joyful, praise the Lord song. Honestly, the song has been one of questions, pleas, and confusion. You know what I learned? Those songsContinue reading “Sing to Him a New Song”
“I saw the Lord always before me, for he is at my right hand that I may not be shaken; therefore my heart was glad and my tongue rejoiced, my flesh also will dwell in hope.” My heart is glad. My soul rejoices. I dwell in His presence ever with me. Unshaken. Continually I seeContinue reading “Lean into HOPE: A piece on Acts 2:25-26”
Growing up the church was a building with a steeple, stained glass windows, kneelers, pews and a place you only went to on Sunday morning. I see now what a narrow definition that was. Church has been dramatically redefined especially right now. Church is the devotion piece your friend emails you to help you duringContinue reading “Church Redefined”
Mouth silent. Tongue still. Ears intentionally listening – for just a sweet whisper of Your voice. To know Your will – To let You lead me. Job 4:12 “A word was secretly brought to me, my ears caught a whisper of it.”
I wrote this at 3 a.m. I had to get out of bed to find paper to quickly write down the words I was led to.
He has set everything in its place for His purpose for you.
“He did not enter by means of the blood of goats and calves; but he entered the Most Holy Place once for all by his own blood, thus obtaining eternal redemption. The blood of goats and bulls and the ashes of a heifer sprinkled on those who are ceremonially unclean sanctify them so that they are outwardly clean. How much more, then,Continue reading “ASHES”
For the past four days I have woken up with Matthew West’s song, “The God Who Stays” in my head. I had only heard the song a couple times before it proceeded to invade my waking space. The song is beautiful, strong, and speaks volumes of the love of God. However, these lyrics: You’re theContinue reading “Wide Open Arms”