Monday Morning Meditations: Stand, Be Still, Surrende…and See

  “Don’t be afraid. Just stand still and watch the LORD rescue you today.” – Ex 14:13 NLT “But you will not even need to fight. Take your positions; then stand still and watch the LORD’s victory. ” – 2 Chronicles 20:17 NLT “Surrender your anxiety! Be silent and stop your striving and you will see … More Monday Morning Meditations: Stand, Be Still, Surrende…and See

The Stand

Eyes fixed Heart aligned Watching Waiting Ready to respond at the sound of Your voice Strong and courageous Not because I feel no fear But because You’ve made me brave You know my heart, Lord You know that I want to do something Anything To move the battle lines To bring the breakthrough But this … More The Stand

Monday Morning Meditations: Apprehending Abundance

“A thief has only one thing in mind—he wants to steal, slaughter, and destroy. But I have come to give you everything in abundance, more than you expect—life in its fullness until you overflow!” -John 10:10 tpt “Never doubt God’s mighty power to work in you and accomplish all this. He will achieve infinitely more than … More Monday Morning Meditations: Apprehending Abundance

Faithful

“Why do you work so hard to find fault with yourself, when I gave everything to find you faultless?” This was the question I heard last night as I was wrestling through some things with the Lord. I didn’t have a good answer. I was pondering a significant area in my life where I really … More Faithful

The Way Home

“If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.” —C.S. Lewis The quote above, in a nutshell, is my testimony. There is an ache in the human heart for Eden. Really it is an ache for Him. … More The Way Home

Leaning

I’m not normally at a loss for words. But lately I have been. Often, in fact. Believe it or not, at times, I run out of words. I run out of opinions. I run out of ideas. I run out of me. I don’t think it’s a bad thing. This isn’t some self-deprecating, “woe is … More Leaning

The Arising: A Call to Creatives and Contemplatives

NOTE: I first wrote this a couple of years ago (here is the original post). It is, by far, the most shared and discussed thing I’ve ever written (which took me by surprise because it is so deeply personal). I’m reposting it and did a corresponding live video this morning (link below) because I think … More The Arising: A Call to Creatives and Contemplatives

Moving Forward

Another year is almost in the books. Well, it is almost in our books–it was recorded in heaven before the foundations of the earth. In fact, before we took our first breath, He knew the number of our days. He knew every thought. He knew every decision, every triumph, and every heartbreak. I don’t know … More Moving Forward

This Most Holy Night (a “Night Before Christmas” poem)

T’was the night before Christmas And all through the house Not a creature was stirring Not even a mouse I finally sat down With a cup of steaming hot tea To ponder the beauty Of what this season truly means Christmas hasn’t always been The easiest of times Deep loneliness and pain Often left me … More This Most Holy Night (a “Night Before Christmas” poem)

The Warrior Bride

Romantic whimsy and steely determination Etched upon her face A beautiful gown flowing gracefully Over the combat boots on her feet With compassion in her heart Iron in her soul And a spirit aligned with His She is a lover ready for war Her Beloved, the Captain of Angel Armies The Lord of Hosts Eternally … More The Warrior Bride