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?

Blessed

“If you fully obey the Lord your God and carefully keep all his commands that I am giving you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations of the world. You will experience all these blessings if you obey the Lord your God: Your towns and your fields will be … More Blessed

Just As I Am

“Just as I am – without one plea, But that Thy  blood was shed for me, And that Thou bidst me come to Thee, -Oh Lamb of God, I come.” Just as I am Yet still… Just as I AM Completely me- Flawed, broken, imperfect Yet complete in You- Perfect, healed, whole How can this … More Just As I Am

Monday Morning Musings: The Road That Leads Back to Praise

With her two daughters-in-law she left the place where she had been living and set out on the road that would take them back to the land of Judah. – Ruth 1:7 Things had not gone well for Naomi. There was famine in her hometown of Bethlehem. Then, after leaving for Moab with her husband … More Monday Morning Musings: The Road That Leads Back to Praise

Resurrected Hope

Hope.  That sometimes elusive, always essential, element of human life. I’ve heard it said that we can live for weeks without food, days without water, and minutes without air—but we can’t live a second without hope. Yet life is unpredictable. It is filled with situations that we simply cannot control. Hardships of every shape and … More Resurrected Hope

Expectancy

“During those days, everyone was gripped with messianic expectations, believing the Messiah could come at any moment …” –Luke 3:15 tPt Perhaps some of them had been around long enough to remember the stir some thirty years back. The rumors. The rumblings that Messiah had been born in Bethlehem. Sure, it had been quiet since … More Expectancy

Christmas Wishes

This Christmas I wish you … Wonder. May your heart be captured again by the wonder of it all. By the wonder of the incarnation–the astounding and unimaginable reality that God became a man and dwelt among us.The reality of Emmanuel–God with us. May you be awestruck again by the wonder of a God who … More Christmas Wishes