When We Need a Second Chance – Or Two or Three

My daughter and I are reading through Proverbs together. Each school day morning, we begin by taking turns reading a chapter, and then we discuss it. These have been the most precious mother-daughter times, and they’ve helped cure some anxiety. You see, I often worry about my children. Can you relate? It’s a pesky affliction, this worry thing. Yet I’m finding that the more time Chloe and I spend in the Word together, discussing truth, the more I rest in God’s work in her heart. After all, […]

Just a Vapor

“You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away.” James 4:14, NASB Death has been lurking around every corner these past couple of weeks. My beloved sister-in-law, a friend’s mother, a stranger who passed us on the highway, those shot down in the Malaysian airplane … all of them recently came face to face with death. While this topic can depress and frighten us, we live with the reality that death remains a natural part of life. None of us are […]

Enraptured by You

  “Draw Near to God and He will draw near to you …” – James 4:8     ENRAPTURED BY YOU   Kneeling before Your throne Treasuring time alone With You–the One True God Faithfully You draw near …   Awakening, engulfing me, Your splendor illuminates God Most High–El Elyon, I’m enraptured by You.   Thoughts elude, words fail, whispers form … I crave new knowledge of You That worship might freely flow To Jesus–Savior, Lord!   Majestic and magnificent, Eternally exquisite Lavish Love, piercing […]