Monday Morning Musings: Do What You Can

“She did what she could.” —Mark 14:8 Some thought it was foolish. Others thought it was outlandishly extravagant. Perhaps others thought she should have done even more. Jesus simply said, “She did what she could.” In a single, whole-hearted gesture of worship, Mary anointed Jesus with an alabaster jar of extremely expensive perfume. That single flask was so valuable … More Monday Morning Musings: Do What You Can


Excitement filled the air. At long last it was time. It was my time. It was time to present an offering to the King. It was time to place the fruit of my labor–my very best efforts–before him. The King himself had commissioned this gift. It was the very best I had to offer. I worked … More Imperfect!

A Fragrant Offering

“I will not sacrifice to the LORD my God burnt offerings that cost me nothing.”  –2 Samuel 24:24   I’ve been engaged in a tug-of-war. But I knew I would lose even before the battle began. He’s bigger than me. He’s stronger than me. He’s wiser than me. And he knows what’s best for me. … More A Fragrant Offering