The Bible says, “When I am weak, I am made strong.” (2 Corinthians 12:10) A piece of steel can’t say that. When it fails…. it fails and people get hurt or even die. And it’s final. When we are weak, in a particular area of life, we also can experience hurt and pain as well … More Being made strong
Prayer… how serious are we with our prayer lives? Do we pray just enough to get us through the day? To get our own needs met? Just how serious are we about prayer? Read Matthew 26:31-46. Jesus was pretty serious… I am hooked on 24! I am thrilled that Jack is back!! I just can’t … More He found them sound asleep
Prayer, intercession, calling out to God from within the depths our own hearts and souls with groaning that cannot be understood… At various times in our lives, our cirumstances often dictate how we pray. I’m sure when Jonah was first thrown overboard and swallowed up by a giant fish he was relieved and scared all at … More It’s time to be a warrior.
Intercessory prayer is a wonderful way to serve others. Have you ever spent time praying for another person without them knowing about it? If you have then you know the joy that is associated with the time spent praying for them. You know of the burden that is carried for someone else… the heavy heart. You … More Reaching out to someone I don’t know
Catalyst… I was there! Catalyst… It’s still bugging me! Catalyst… I can either run to the Truth and embrace it… or I can run from it. From all indications there is no running from it. Total surrender is the only acceptable response. God is on every street corner. He is in the midst of every … More Blocking out the noise in silence…
… the only baggage that you can bring. It’s all you can’t leave behind. (U2, “Walk On” Bono). I love the opening to the song “Walk On” by U2. I was listening to it today while burning up some of that cheap fuel I bought last Saturday!! The words just captivate my heart… it’s a captivity … More And love is not the easy thing…
…upon You! Ever tried to lay down a burden? Have you ever tried to let something go that was totally tormenting your every thought? Monday night this week I went to bed relatively early (before Greta van Susteran was done talking about Tood Palin). But I was up at 12:55 AM not to return to … More Cast all my cares…
I remember hearing “Storm” by Lifehouse in the Fall of 2007 when I got the CD. I identified with the song so much. I got to thinking about “Storm” over the weekend while at my daughter’s ballet performance. I have often hoped to see her choreograph a dance to this song and see her perform it. I think many … More Storm
Nightswimming deserves a quiet night. I’m not sure all these people understand. It’s not like years ago, The fear of getting caught, Of recklessness and water. They cannot see me naked. These things, they go away, Replaced by everyday. I have always liked the song “Nightswimming” by R.E.M. I have not ever known what it … More Nightswimming
I told a friend the other day that I feel like I can quote Disney as good if not better than the Bible. A situation has come into being this week that is hard for me to deal with. Finding Nemo came to mind as I was thinking about my situation. Not only that but … More To swim or not to swim.