Mysterious Ways

Image: Evgeni Dinev / FreeDigitalPhotos.net “Thy way was in the sea, And Thy paths in the mighty waters, And Thy footprints may not be known.” – Psalm 77:19 “Where is my mommy?” I was five years old, swimming in the ocean with family and friends. Yet as I turned around and looked on shore, I […]

Conquering the Craziness – Principle #1: Begin the Day with God

“And in the early morning, while it was still dark, He arose and went out and departed to a lonely place, and was praying there.” – Mark 1:35 One of my fondest childhood memories involves my father kneeling at his bed in prayer. He is most definitely not a morning person. But upon awakening, he […]

First Love

     “And we have come to know and have believed the love which God has for us. God is love …”      – 1 John 4:16 “He loves me, he loves me not. He loves me, he loves me not …” I lightheartedly repeated these words as I plucked petals off a daisy many years […]

Sacred Scars

“And one shall say unto him, What are these wounds in thine hands? Then he shall answer, Those with which I was wounded in the house of my friends.” – Zechariah 13:6 When I was a little girl, there was a time my sister repeatedly fell down on the same part of her knee. Three […]

Conquering the Craziness

“The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters. He restores my soul …” (Psalm 23:1 – 3a) “Lord, I just want to conquer the craziness …” Do you ever feel like your life is out of control? Like you have so […]

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