LOVE. REALLY LOVE.

There is a roar in my spirit – loud and fierce, urgent and loving – beyond what I can explain. Touch of God? God’s Spirit speaking? Roar of God? I think so. “Lord, what message for your people do I … Continue reading

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

EXAMINATION PROCESS

God tells us to examine ourselves, to examine our ways. Those ways that we are to examine include every way that we think, perceive, speak, stay silent, respond, act, react, interact, spend our time, spend our money, roll our eyes … Continue reading

UNEXPLAINABLE GRACE AND COMPASSION

I’m not sure I’ll ever really be able to grasp how passionately our Lord loves me. How passionately our God loves each and every one of us. Yet, that’s what the Bible tells us over and over again. And God … Continue reading

IT IS NOT TOO DIFFICULT

We can often make things so much more difficult than they really are. So much more complicated than they need to be. Sadly, this thinking – that things are too difficult for us – can be especially pervasive when it … Continue reading

DEBT FREE LIVING

Not long ago we had tax day in the United States. We had a debt to pay. All of our taxes for the previous year came due on April 15. Some of us may be getting a refund because our … Continue reading

UNFAIR! WHAT TO DO?

Sometimes we can feel that life is unfair. And most of those times – not always, but most of those times – it really isn’t even our fault. Still, we find ourselves in what seems like an unfair circumstance. Or … Continue reading

NEW EVERY MORNING!

Our Lord’s great love, compassions and faithfulness are offered new to us every new morning of our lives. No matter what our yesterday was like. Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. … Continue reading

OH! THE BALANCE OF SHINING AND DOING!

Jesus spoke both of these very clear messages about our good and righteous acts: “You are the light of the world…let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.” – … Continue reading