Daughters of the King

A daughter of the King… Wears dignity like a cloak She is confident and courageous Creative and compassionate A carrier of His presence and peace Arrayed in her Father’s own armor She is humble, yet powerful Gentle, yet bold She is fearless Formidable And free Blessed and highly favored Simply because she is His Cherished … More Daughters of the King

What Do You Want?

Do you want what you think you need in your timing, or do you want what you really want in Mine? I  wasn’t expecting the question. But, of course, I already knew the answer. Even though it sounds like a no-brainer, there was a very real cost associated with the “obvious” answer. What I thought I … More What Do You Want?

Advancing Upward

Quiet Yet loud in my soul Still Yet fully in motion Resting Yet fully awake It’s a strange place of paradox This place of in-between This place of now and not yet But in this place Your glance reassures me Your presence stirs me And propels me forward So I’m waiting And I’m occupying Advancing … More Advancing Upward

Now is the Time…

“The season has changed, the bondage of your barren winter has ended and the season of hiding is over and gone. The rains have soaked the earth and left it bright with blossoming flowers. The season for pruning the vines has arrived. I hear the cooing of doves in our land, filling the air with … More Now is the Time…


“But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not grow faint.” – Isaiah 40:31 The Lord highlighted this verse to me at the beginning of the year–particularly the word “soar.” Although it is a … More Soaring

In Your Eyes

In Your eyes I see the love that died for me A burning passion that never has and never will fade Piercing my soul and bringing light to the darkest corners of my heart Love that burns through me Mercy that holds me Joy that fills me Lost forever in unending pools of life In … More In Your Eyes

Spontaneous Devotions: “The Joy of Discovery”

Awakened to wonder- And the joy of discovering… His goodness His grace And His glorious ways His Presence His power And His purifying gaze His love His life And the light of His face Awakened to wonder- And the joy of discovering… The unfathomable depths The unsearchable riches The bountiful blessing Of our lives Hidden in … More Spontaneous Devotions: “The Joy of Discovery”

The Arising (Orginally published as “The Misunderstood Mystics”)

A call to Creatives and Contemplatives in this hour: Misunderstood misfits Melancholy feelers Merciful, tender, abstract souls The ones who feel deeply And love fiercely They long for peace and connection Yet their very presence troubles those Who live in a land of practical plans And linear lines They think with their hearts And not their … More The Arising (Orginally published as “The Misunderstood Mystics”)

Spontaneous Devotions: “Limitless”

Limitless -Soaring -Boundless -Free Limitless -Unfettered -Unhindered -Unafraid Limitless -Infinite creativity -Infinite power -Infinite love Limitless -All of Him -All for me -Alive in me “Christ in me, the hope of glory.” “All things are possible for him who believes.” “With God all things are possible.” “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens … More Spontaneous Devotions: “Limitless”

Spontaneous Devotions: “Funny Shalom”

“Joy is peace dancing and peace is joy at rest.” -F.B. Meyer I love the word shalom. It is an amazing word that means so much more than our English word “peace.” As I was contemplating the many facets of shalom, I jotted down these words: Shalom- Wholeness Fullness Completion Peace Shalom- Contentment Fulfillment Harmony Peace Shalom- … More Spontaneous Devotions: “Funny Shalom”

Spontaneous Devotions: “The Messy Middle”

Maybe it’s because I’m a middle child. I seem to live a lot of my life in the middle. I live a lot in transition…in process… In between In between actual changes in circumstances and assignments…in between hope and current realities… in between dreams and disappointments…in between contentment and contending…in between opposing truths…in between various … More Spontaneous Devotions: “The Messy Middle”