God, teach me lessons for living so I can stay the course. Give me insight so I can do what you tell me- my whole life one long, obedient response. (Psalm 119:33-34, The Message) As I begin to write, I had to have a conversation with my 7 year old on obedience and respect. She … More Obedience
Seasons in our life come and go then they come back around again. Every time we take the time to meet with God through His Bible there is a power there. He wants to converse with us – but how much time do we really take and sit down and listen. Our pastor challenged us … More He speaks in the quiet
The past several months have been some of the best months I have experienced in a long time. Why? Read on… Over the past couple of years (and maybe more), I have struggled to see where God is, where I am in God, and where it is I belong. I have sought the Lord. I … More Encouraging faith around the toilet
Walking with God is not always as clear as we would like for it to be. But then, maybe we shouldn’t desire for it to be clear. Walking with God is about trusting Him… trusting his Son, Jesus, to be who he has destined to be in our lives. And allowing the Holy Spirit to … More Walking into the presence of God
…but don’t be surprised if where you are planted is in a nursery. I used to lead a landscaping company when I lived in Albuquerque. It was a great experience and it was an awesome opportunity to work for my friend there. I learned a lot during that time of my life. While working there I would … More Bloom where you are planted…
It’s somewhere north of here! There are a few songs I really like to listen to when I drive… especially when I am going through a contemplative season. It’s that season again. “Somewhere North” by Derek Webb is one of those songs. It’s a muggy night in Houston And all the intersections are like full service stations … More Where’s my mind?
I recall sitting in my bedroom on Walnut Dr. It was summer. I think I was 19 years old. I knew what God was wanting to do with me at the time. I knew what He was calling me to do. I knew what He was preparing. But I had this fear of stepping out … More Why all the fear?