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Brokenness Births Purpose

Brokenness. Not a fun word. If you’ve been through a time of the soul’s grieving, you know the pain can be intense. It’s something we all share in common in the human experience. Life can be hard. I find that God wants to teach us in each season we encounter- whether we find ourselves on […]

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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 2

Day 2 You Are the Light of the World (Matthew 5:14) Light brings revelation. Shortly before dawn I sat on the back porch taking in life-giving truths in the Word of God. It was my morning practice once the weather turned mild enough for outdoor devotion time. On this particular day, loud screeches from the woods […]

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Holy Spirit, Speak to Me

His name is Comforter because He comforts. He guides and He reminds us of what Jesus has spoken. The Holy Spirit is the constant companion in the believer’s life. I believe He is always speaking. I believe, also, that because of His Presence, the testimony of the Lord Jesus Christ can be ours as well: […]

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Hold On, Child! This Story Isn’t Over…

Perhaps you’re one of the many whose heart aches for the joyous celebrations that should be taking place at Christmastime. In the midst of merriment, you visit the sorrow of broken relationships. My heart goes out to you, Friend, and that is why I must write and encourage you to hold on. Hold on to God’s […]

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the devotion of hearing

“If I am united with Jesus Christ, I hear God all the time through the devotion of hearing. A flower, a tree, or a servant of God may convey God’s message to me. What hinders me from hearing is my attention to other things. It is not that I don’t want to hear God, but […]

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it’s been a long winter

It hasn’t been a hard winter, weather-wise.  It hasn’t even been cold here in southeastern Virginia for very long.  But it’s still been a long winter.  It’s unusually warm days like today that make me realize I am desperate for the coming spring season and all of its representation:  Hope springs forth. Recently, three members […]

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