Purpose In The Waiting

Here’s what I’ve learned through it all: Don’t give up; don’t be impatient; be entwined as one with the Lord. Be brave and courageous, and never lose hope. Yes, keep on waiting—for he will never disappoint you! Psalm 27:14 TPT When God calls us to something, especially to something with great import, it is not unusual…

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When My Faith Wobbles

In my life? When fear rules–my faith wobbles. What about you? Oh, I know, right now we are all supposed to “keep a stiff upper lip,” and all that jazz. But, just for the moment let’s be honest, “Aren’t you wondering where all this is going to land?” And truth be told, my faith then…

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It Isn’t Complicated…

As I have been searching my own heart, and wrestling with my own discouragement, this thought keeps coming to my mind, “It isn’t complicated. It’s simple: Faith is.“ I woke up from an odd dream last night. It wasn’t a nightmare exactly but it was strange, and suddenly, I felt bombarded by all these discouraging…

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Dear Charles,

Wow! Suppose one of you had a hundred sheep and lost one. Wouldn’t you leave the ninety-nine in the wilderness and go after the lost one until you found it? When found, you can be sure you would put it across your shoulders, rejoicing, and when you got home call in your friends and neighbors,…

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It’s Time…

There’s a book I want you to read. (After you read this post you’ll see why.) It isn’t very big in terms of size. (I read it in one day.) But… the challenge it calls you to is in a word, HUGE. Where to now? That is the question that kept rolling around and around…

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Love’s Heart Print

But Moses told the people, “Don’t be afraid. Just stand where you are and watch, and you will see the wonderful way the Lord will rescue you today… The Lord will fight for you, and you won’t need to lift a finger!” Then the Lord said to Moses, “Quit praying and get the people moving!…

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Loaves and Fishes

“All we have are five loaves of bread and two fish,” they said. Matthew 14:17 The Message Are you looking around at your “little bits of this and that” and thinking, “What can someone like me do to change this world?” (I used to say that… a lot.) Before I started blogging, I was convinced…

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Average Vs. Extraordinary

“But the seed in the good earth—these are the good-hearts who seize the Word and hold on no matter what, sticking with it until there’s a harvest.” Luke 8:15 Msg. You are, “the seed in good earth” because you are carriers of His light. You are, “the good-hearts who seize the Word and hold on…

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Brave? Who… Me?

Concerning this thing I pleaded with the Lord three times that it might depart from me. And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. 2…

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God Calls You Beloved

Look, if you sold a few sparrows, how much money would you get? A copper coin apiece, perhaps? And yet your Father in heaven knows when those small sparrows fall to the ground. Matthew 10:29 The Voice When I look at those images of space the Hubble captures it always hushes my heart in wonder…

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