The Underestimated Superpower of Showing Up

There are a lot of things I am not: I am not a particularly gifted person. Heaven knows, I’m not a very together person. I’m not super popular, or charismatic, or thoughtful, or giving, or an “everybody-wants-to-be-around-you” kind of person. I’m not filled with extraordinary revelation, or amazing spiritual insights. I’m not crazy creative. I’m … More The Underestimated Superpower of Showing Up

Lessons Learned Under the Umbrella of Grace

“Thankfully, there is one other possibility, and that is that God has actually given you a supernatural grace to live opposite your circumstances. Have you experienced this type of grace from God that allows you to live in the peace of knowing you are obeying Him, even when those around you don’t understand?” -Bill Johnson … More Lessons Learned Under the Umbrella of Grace

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