Touched By An Angel

The Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. 2 Corinthians 3: 17 NCV We, unaccustomed to courageexiles from delightlive coiled in shells of lonelinessuntil love leaves its high holy templeand comes into our sightto liberate us into life. Love arrivesand in its train come ecstasiesold memories of…

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Flourishing In A Paradox

Live for the applause of nail-scarred hands. Mark Batterson, The Lion Chaser’s Manifesto, Chase the Lion If you intend to live for the applause of nail-scarred hands you are going to have to loose your hold on preconceived notions of perfection and performing for people. This can be extremely painful to learn. Especially if you…

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The Wings of A Warrior!

Blaze new trails. Mark Batterson, The Lion Chaser’s Manifesto, Chase the Lion Why do you blaze new trails? So you can go where you have not been before; by wearing out a path; by repeatedly following a trail that gets you where you need to go, yes? There was this “watershed moment” in my life,…

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Windmills In My Mind

Burn sinful bridges. –Mark Batterson, The Lion Chaser’s Manifesto, Chase The Lion Okay, so I know that when Mark Batterson says, “Burn sinful bridges.” he is wanting us to deal with our patterns of sinful behavior. And, he’s right. We all need to address ourselves to those. But, if you’ll just grant me a little…

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A Room Called: REMEMBER

“The time is ripe for looking back over the day, the week, the year, and trying to figure out where we have come from and where we are going to, for sifting through the things we have done and the things we have left undone for a clue to who we are and who, for…

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Unswerving Determination

Live like today is the first day and the last day of your life. Mark Batterson, The Lion Chaser’s Manifesto, Chase the Lion Living like this day is the first and the last day of your life definitely takes unswerving determination and laser focus. I mean, it sounds good. The line trips off the tongue…

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Embracing Lions ~ Chasing Only His Opportunity

Grab opportunity by the mane and don’t let go! Mark Batterson, The Lion Chaser’s Manifesto, Chase the Lion Purpose is not about getting what you want. I believe, many of us chase opportunity thinking that, “If I can just get this certain opportunity, or opening, or breakthrough in my present circumstance… then, I will have…

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The abc’s of Believing: Z -Zoe!

What does it mean to have ZOE? (Zoe means “creation life.”) So, what does that look like? Well, let me ask you, “What does JOY bubbling up from the center of your soul look like?” What does peace that can withstand any kind of storm look like? What does confident believing look like, when all…

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