We were so carefree back then; singing and dancing without a care for what anyone thought. These are the memories which have caused me to run to Jesus recently asking Him what happened to my freedom to laugh big and sing loud. When did I become so inhibited? … More A Friend for All Seasons
But this is where my heart gets encouraged. Young Hezekiah, rather than grumbling, blaming, punishing or shaming, rolled up his kingly sleeves and got to work on a restoration plan. He reminds me of young friends in my city who have a heart for renewal and restoration, as well as a revival in the hearts of God’s people. … More Renovation Anyone?
Privilege: a right or immunity granted as a peculiar benefit, advantage, or favor : prerogative; especially : such a right or immunity attached specifically to a position or an office ~Merriam-Webster Have you ever had a friend offer their beach house for a weekend? Or maybe it was a mountain or a lake house instead. If you haven’t had the … More Pondering Privilege
Now what I am commanding you today is not too difficult for you or beyond your reach. It is not up in heaven so that you have to ask, “Who will ascend into heaven to get it and proclaim it to us so we may obey it?” Nor is it beyond the sea, so that you have … More Lessons of a Good Father
“What is causing the quarrels and fights among you? Don’t they come from the evil desires at war within you? You want what you don’t have, so you scheme and kill to get it. You are jealous of what others have, but you can’t get it, so you fight and wage war to take it … More Just stop all the fussin’
“Come, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and he who has no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.” Isaiah 55:1, ESV My 1970’s family only traveled to visit relatives. So, it was a real stretch for me to present the extravagant idea of a vacation … More Are you afraid to ask?
Wisdom from Kate Motaung regarding the intent of Five Minute Friday: It’s really not about the quality — it’s about showing up. It’s about sitting down, setting the timer, and doing the work. It’s about the discipline and the practice of letting the words flow. … More Is it really that simple?
Don’t get me wrong, it’s hard to pray this for people you love. My imagination wanted to run to all the most horrible things that could be uncovered. … More Do you want deep and hidden things revealed?
Even though the Christmas carols have been put away for another 11 months, I’m asking Holy Spirit to bring these words back to mind often throughout 2018. I pray the tune will play softly in the background of my everyday thoughts. Please, Lord, as I tend to let my mind and my heart get cluttered … More Have I made room for Jesus lately?
You can’t see me, but I am jumping up and down and grinning from ear to ear. A dream has just come true right in time for my 55th birthday! Yes, I’ve always wanted to do something like publishing a book. No, I never really expected to see it actually happen. Of course, it didn’t … More Pleased to announce: it’s a book!