Full Circle

I used to pray big prayers. The “I’ll do anything, give up everything, go anywhere” type of prayers. The “I must decrease, You must increase” type of prayers. I meant them.  Because I did, Jesus answered. But He answered in a surprising way. He answered by alluring me … Straight into the wilderness. To a … More Full Circle

In Secret

In secret In the quiet stillness Before the dawn of a new day You work Your hands Those of a skilled Master Potter Form And transform My heart I couldn’t resist if I tried Helpless without You I surrender To Your touch And To Your relentless love I know You’re answering my prayers I know … More In Secret

The Worthy One

This is one of those posts I already know I have little to no chance of truly expressing what’s in my heart. But I’m writing it anyway. I’m writing it anyway because it is the thing that is burning within me. It is the one thing I can’t get out of my heart or mind. … More The Worthy One

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Return to your rest, O my soul, for the Lord has dealt bountifully with you. –Psalm 116:7 I started listening to the wrong voice again.  I started doubting and spiraling into negative thoughts.  I was angry, frustrated and confused.  “Why?” I asked, “Why?”  I was tired and needed sleep.  I was sick and…

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