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Takers, Receivers and a Giver

Finally settling down for a day of rest, and the sorrow of this world catches up with me. All that I can say is, “Father, forgive us for we know not what we do.” When reality sheds light on the utter destruction we reap by our own hands, my mind races to formulate some measure […]

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Understanding God’s Timing

If you read my previous post on the role that waiting plays in the Christian faith, then you identify with the need to understand better how God’s timing works. (If you haven’t read Perseverance Makes Faith Productive, you can click here.) I know that I’m not the only one who frets over time and the […]

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Wailing Wall Visit

I’m so thankful that the Jews continue their sincere worship at the Wailing Wall in spite of us tourists. They were not distracted by us, but I must admit, I was too busy taking in all the activity there to settle my heart and worship. I inserted a written prayer into the wall, something that […]

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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 18

Day 18 You Are Justified by His Grace (Romans 3:24) I stood before the traffic court judge and listened to the charge brought against me. Although I anticipated his knocking the gavel against wood and stating a fine I was to pay, he, instead, cleared my wrongdoing on account of a spotless driving record. In […]

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visualize

Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, scorning it shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God (Hebrews 12:2). We give the Lord Jesus our full attention today!  Everyday is the Lord’s day, but […]

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like the dawn

I’m nearly finished reading the account of Joseph in the Bible.  I just love a good story with a happy ending, don’t you?  I have read the story innumerable times and will continue my life- long to take it in with fresh wonder.  It is the story of family, the story of a dreamer, the […]

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