SERVANT-LISTENING

The LORD came and stood there, calling as at the other times, “Samuel! Samuel!” Then Samuel said, “Speak, for your servant is listening.” – 1 Samuel 3:10 The night had almost passed. Three other times before this dialogue with God, … Continue reading

AB-SOUL-UTELY WORTH IT!

Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, … Continue reading

MEEK IS AMAZING

Meekness sometimes gets a bad rap. If someone is described as meek, we too quickly and too often imagine a person whose strength of character more closely resembles cooked spaghetti rather than a mighty tower. We assign a certain sense … Continue reading

BREATHE DEEPLY, PRAISE OFTEN, REFRESH OTHERS!

Then the LORD God…breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being. – Genesis 2:7 Breathe. Take a moment to breathe. Really. Right now. Breathe in God’s life-giving, life-sustaining and life-transforming breath. Breathe. Deeply. … Continue reading

STORAGE TALK

Tim and I have moved many times since we were first married in 1980. We’ve moved to several different homes, to four different states (to two of them twice over the years), to several different towns, and even to France … Continue reading

ABSOLUTELY PERFECT AND FAR HIGHER

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways. As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts…” declares the LORD. – Isaiah … Continue reading