Thus says the LORD: "Stand by the roads, and look, and ask for the ancient paths, where the good way is; and walk in it, and find rest for your souls...Jeremiah 6:16a I rang in the New Year with a migraine. But I rang it in after a leisurely morning in the Word of God. … Continue reading A New Year Invitation
A heartfelt plea to consider Jesus Christ
We love because he first loved us. (1 John 4:19) Ready or not, the holiday season is upon us. In my country, the official kick-off was Thanksgiving Day - a day of feasting and gratitude ironically followed by the slightly sickening commercial festivity known as "Black Friday" which actually begins Thursday evening until "Cyber Monday" … Continue reading When Relationships Chafe
Because no one is an island...
But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. (1 Thessalonians 4:13) Just over a week ago, a lady I have immense admiration for passed from this world. She was an absolute beauty and the wealth she … Continue reading Legacy
... the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many." (Matthew 20:28) Last Friday night, I spent some time with my 14-year-old and two adorable little girls wearing a sweatshirt and yoga pants merrily festooned with vomit. It was glorious. Well, OK, … Continue reading Gross But Good
For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope is from him. He only is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be shaken. On God rests my salvation and my glory; my mighty rock, my refuge is God. Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out … Continue reading Just a Prayer
Are my intentions pure while others' are evil? Unlikely...
Love is patient and kind... (1 Corinthians 13:4a) I have the very greatest prayer partners on the face of the planet. No joke. Just this morning, two of us carried our coffee mugs down to the basement where we proceeded with a pre-dawn outcry before the Throne of Grace on behalf of our families, our … Continue reading Victim