Finding Peace

“Immediately He spoke with them and said to them, ‘Take courage; it is I, do not be afraid.’” Mark 6:50, NASB   Time… It’s rushing away From me. I can’t hold on It’s like a breeze Fluttering away Turning into A magnificent wind Rushing, raking, rattling Me Like a tempest.   Breathe… I can’t bring back […]

A Dream That Won’t Die

“Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, surely I will help you, Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10, NASB Dear Friend, I recently found myself in an unpleasant place—an unwelcome place I’ve dwelt before. […]

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. […]

Drawing Near: Able to Forgive

Dear Readers, Holidays can bring out the best in us … and the worst. As we find ourselves enmeshed in all that Christmas involves, undoubtedly we’ll face relationship issues as well. Today’s prayer addresses this unfortunate reality and our need to forgive. It’s true: another person’s brokenness can unravel the fabric of our hearts. Tear us. […]

True

Dear Readers, Thinking I’d write about a meaningful verse in the Psalms, I started to type. Suddenly the Spirit stopped me, redirecting me. Yet I didn’t know where—until I landed here. He gave me a love poem about my Jesus, which you might benefit from too. Because in the plethora of reading options available, sometimes […]

Christmas in July … Not!

“But as for me, the nearness of God is my good; I have made the Lord GOD my refuge, That I may tell of all Thy works.” Ps. 73:28, NASB I think it was Christmastime. With two of our children’s December birthdays to celebrate, plus the holiday to prepare for, I. Was. Weary. Fervently I […]

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