Hineni

Hineni Here I am Here I am with You Here I am before Your face Here I am before Your throne Hineni Here I am To whom shall I go? You alone have the words of eternal life Hineni Here I am Here I am again Here I am gazing up Here I am where … More Hineni

SHINE

“Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you.  See, darkness covers the earth and thick darkness is over the peoples, but the Lord rises upon you and his glory appears over you.”  -Isaiah 60:1-2 This past week I had the opportunity to speak at a local women’s Bible study on the … More SHINE

Time to Be-Loved? New/old curriculum available (free) online soon!

Years ago I saw a picture of a circle that began, then ended, then began again. Each time the circle closed and began again, it was within the previous circle, but slightly smaller. After several circles had begun, then closed, then began again, the picture took on the shape of a funnel. I realized that … More Time to Be-Loved? New/old curriculum available (free) online soon!

Monday Morning Musings: “Authentic and Real”

“So keep your thoughts continually fixed on all that is authentic and real, honorable and admirable, beautiful and respectful, pure and holy, merciful and kind. And fasten your thoughts on every glorious work of God, praising him always.” -Phil 4:8-9 tPt Focus. Such a powerful word. Such a powerful truth to apprehend. Our focus literally has … More Monday Morning Musings: “Authentic and Real”

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

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

Image

Image is powerful. Ask any advertising executive. A carefully cultivated image can make or break a product. Image can make or break an organization. Image can even make or break an individual. But there is one image we should be concerned with above all others… The fact that we are made in the image of … More Image

Consecrated Time

Time What an extravagant and lavish gift Time to simply be Without an agenda Without any obligation to make “good” use of the time and space I find myself in Without anything to prove Without a need to accomplish anything Or discover anything – Other than what always is And that is simply You – … More Consecrated Time

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…

Soaring

“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

He Stayed

 Another Christmas has come and gone. The busyness has passed. The gifts have been opened and the food has been eaten. Family has been gathered. Friends have been embraced. Memories have been made. Now, for a moment, it’s quiet. For a moment, there is time to reflect. There is time to breathe. There is time to … More He Stayed