Voices of Justice: Online magazine to fight human trafficking

I have been in quite the season of transition and it has been both challenging and wonderful.  I’ve been sensing that corporately and individually we’re on the brink of a major shift into seeing many of the things we have long prayed for. One of those more personal shifts is the subject of this post. … More Voices of Justice: Online magazine to fight human trafficking

Beloved

  Beloved… What if that is who you really are? The beloved of the Beloved Adored Cherished Delighted in Beloved … What if you simply allowed yourself to be loved? Loved by the greatest Lover of all Chosen Desired Accepted as you are Beloved … What if you chose to live from love? Living from … More Beloved

Getting Through it: Tips for Surviving the “Most Wonderful” Time of the Year

It’s the most wonderful time of year! Right? For some it is, but for others, well, not so much. For some people the holidays are hard–sometimes really hard. The reasons are varied, but many feel especially vulnerable and alone this time of year. Although we have more ways of connecting than ever, a growing number of people … More Getting Through it: Tips for Surviving the “Most Wonderful” Time of the Year

Monday Morning Musings: Wretch or Wonder?

A holy hush settled over the entire room. The soft and tender tones of women singing out their sincere love and longing for Jesus filled the atmosphere. It was a taste–just a tiny taste–of heaven on earth. Then it happened. (Oh why does it always happen?) “If you’re struggling with SIN don’t let anything keep you from Jesus. … More Monday Morning Musings: Wretch or Wonder?

Forever Bound

I’m a prisoner of hope I’m captive to grace I’m bound by the strong cords of love Yet I’m free I’m gloriously Wonderfully Marvelously Amazingly Free To be Everything He created me to be In hope In grace In love Because I’m madly Passionately Head-over-heels In love With the One Who first loved me May … More Forever Bound

A few things I’ve learned, pt 3 – Running TO Him

“I’ve learned to run to Him in my brokenness, failures, frustrations and disappointments, rather than away from Him in shame, regret, confusion or anger.” It goes all the way back to the beginning of man. Adam and Eve walked in unbroken fellowship with God. But then they sinned. After they sinned they did something that … More A few things I’ve learned, pt 3 – Running TO Him

Until I Know

As I’ve already shared, I’ve committed to posting a couple times a month over on the Live Brave blog. My first post over there was this short poem. I like to get my head around things in simple terms and I wrote that first poem to do just that. I wanted to answer the question … More Until I Know

A Tale of Three Boxes

We all have struggles in life. The beauty of the Body is that we can empathize with and encourage one another–especially when someone else is going through something similar to what we may have walked through ourselves ( 2 Cor. 1:3-7 ). However, despite many common experiences in life, it is also wise to remember that … More A Tale of Three Boxes

Getting Through It: Tips for Surviving the “Most Wonderful” Time of the Year

It’s the most wonderful time of year! Right? For some it is, but for others … Well, not so much. For some people the holidays are hard–sometimes really hard. The reasons are varied, but people without strong ties to a supportive community (whether family, friends or both) that they actually “do life” with are especially vulnerable. Although we … More Getting Through It: Tips for Surviving the “Most Wonderful” Time of the Year

Thoughts on Thorns

So, apparently Paul had this “thorn in the flesh” … We don’t know what it was. Some people have tried to speculate, but Scripture doesn’t say. I figure if the Holy Spirit wanted us to know, he would have recorded it. He didn’t. That in itself says something to me. Although I’m sure the specifics were really … More Thoughts on Thorns

Such Grace

Such grace amazingly outlandish undeniably unshakable always all-sufficient lavishly showered  upon me   Such grace ridiculously remarkable extravagantly excessive empowering and enabling me to know you    Such grace such amazingly outlandish grace oh how I love oh how I need oh how thankful I am … for grace   “Grace is not a theology. It is … More Such Grace

Wretch or Wonder?

A holy hush settled over the entire room. The soft and tender tones of women singing out their sincere love and longing for Jesus filled the atmosphere. It was a taste–just a tiny taste–of heaven on earth. Then it happened. (Oh why does it always happen?) “If you’re struggling with SIN don’t let anything keep you from Jesus. … More Wretch or Wonder?