GOD’S FOOLISH WISDOM

Oh! We can all be so foolish at times! Thankfully, most of our foolishness leaves only a temporary mark or fleeting memory – with maybe just a bit of embarrassment thrown in. But the greatest act of foolishness we could … Continue reading

NOTHING AND NOBODY PUSHES GOD AROUND

Have you ever felt absolutely pushed to the very limits of your spiritual, emotional, mental and physical strength? I have. Many times. For different reasons, in different circumstances, with different people. The freeing truth is that I really don’t have … Continue reading

IN A CLEAR, STRONG VOICE

In a clear, strong voice. That’s how it began. That’s how God speaks. God spoke and all that exists came into being. The first recorded words of God, “Let there be light,” were spoken in a clear, strong voice. There … Continue reading

BEAUTIFUL IN ITS TIME

Our seasons change. The earth keeps revolving around the sun. We move from winter to spring to summer to fall. It’s natural. It’s expected. The cycle of seasons continues. So, too, do the seasons in our own lives. We experience … Continue reading

SATISFIED AND SINGING

There’s a famous (and old) rock song that the Rolling Stones released in 1965 which echoes the cry of far too many of our hearts: “I Can’t Get No Satisfaction!” The truth of that depends on what it is that … Continue reading

GOD’S STRENGTH-BRINGING JOY

Our God knows that our circumstances can sometimes be hard, horrible, heart-breaking or just plain annoying and crazy-making at times. Yet, in every moment and in every experience of our lives, our God wants to be our strength. Don’t rush … Continue reading

REJOICE! AND REJOICE AGAIN!

Whenever I’m working on a project alone, I can often get intensely focused – entering and deeply submerging into my own private head zone – no matter what else may be going on around me. I can get this way, … Continue reading

OPEN THE EYES OF MY HEART, LORD!

When our little Julia was born (Okay, not so little since she was just under eleven pounds at birth!), her eyes were squeezed shut by her cute and very round, chubby cheeks. I had to gently pry her eyelids open … Continue reading