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
It seems like for the past 5 years I have been running around in the same circle. The circle I’ve been running now is well marked. Kind of like the rut you find on the ground around a merry-go-round at the park. Faith. What does it mean to live by faith? Do you really know … More Embrace this God-life
It’s interesting how each person that follows Jesus is so different. The gifts given, the personalities, and purposes for each person are all different. God is very personal with each person. Even the circumstances in life are different for each person. For some, it may seem like everything in life always goes their way. Another … More Do you need a break today?
At times I’m finding it difficult to “just read” through the Bible. (Don’t be dismayed I’m ahead of schedule none-the-less with my reading plan). On Friday, I read 4 verses in Chapter 5 of Romans and BAM… I just have to stop and reflect on what is being said. God has such a wonderful way … More Wide open spaces of God’s grace…
I’m following YouVersion.com reading plan as I read through the Bible. I’m loving it. I am on track to read the Bible through two times this year. If you haven’t noticed I like to use The Message by Eugene Peterson. Today I was reading in Matthew 11. Checkout the words of Jesus here in Matthew 11:28-30. … More “Unforced rhythms of grace.”