Poured Out Himself

“Therefore, I will allot Him a portion with the great, And He will divide the booty with the strong; Because He poured out Himself to death, And was numbered with the transgressors; Yet He Himself bore the sin of many, And interceded for the transgressors.” Isaiah 53:12, NASB I just had to write today–my heart is […]

Prayer Partners: Your Love

Lord, I’m desperate for Your comfort, guidance, and peace. Unable to manufacture that on my own, I turn to You for provision. Your Word promises nothing can separate me from Your love. So I’m breathing that truth in … cherishing it. Your love renews and reinforces me. When life perplexes, Your love restores my vision. Gently, fiercely, You hold […]

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 […]

Forgotten. But Not…

  It lay dead–a scarlet red cardinal tragically, permanently positioned on its side.  Seeing its lifeless body sorrowed me and cast gloom over my garden, which otherwise delights me. I kept meaning to gently move this once-lovely bird’s body into the woods. But viewing it only from a certain vantage point in my office, I forgot. […]

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