Sometimes Life Gets Complicated

“The unfolding of Thy words gives light; It gives understanding to the simple.” Psalm 119:130, NASB I knelt in prayer and briefly wished an angel could speak to me. Tell me what to do. Give the direction I longed for. Then I realized: I don’t need an angel to appear with a message. Let me […]

Just As You Said

JUST AS YOU SAID   You knelt there, sweating Blood Drops fell down, You submitted Not My will, but Thine.   You stood there, living Truth Questioned and mocked, spit upon The way, the truth, life.   You hung there, mangled Flesh Gasping yet breathing mercy Father, forgive them.   You arose! There no More. Triumphant, risen. […]

Ministry Update: The Journey Continues

photo credit: bob.bachand via photopin cc   Dear Readers, This morning I was struck by the thought that when we extend mercy, it breathes hope into hardened places. This has been so true in my life. As I’ve struggled with various sins and failed time and again, God’s mercy whispers in the dark, showing compassion. Before […]

Doing Life: Unexpected Places

photo credit: Eva se svým oddílem / Eva with her crew via photopin (license)   “‘Truly I say to you, unless you are converted and become like children, you shall not enter the kingdom of heaven.’” Matthew 18:3, NASB Smoke wafted into my breathing space from both sides. To my right sat a young woman–blessed […]

All the Difference

“But you when you pray, go into your inner room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in secret, and your Father who sees in secret will repay you.” ~ Matthew 6:6 It’s called worry. And it’s a sin. Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night–only […]

Lord, Open My Eyes …

“And behold, two blind men sitting by the road, hearing that Jesus was passing by, cried out, saying, ‘Lord, have mercy on us, Son of David!’ … They said to Him, ‘Lord, we want our eyes to be opened.’ And moved with compassion, Jesus touched their eyes; and immediately they regained their sight and followed […]

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