Vacuum of Prayerlessness

We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand. —Randy Pausch I once believed that. And that belief led me straight into a vacuum of hopelessness and despair; a desert place of fatalism and prayerlessness. I mean, why should you pray if you believe all your options and outcomes are based…

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I Want To Make A Joyful Difference

“We may ignore, but we can nowhere evade the presence of God. The world is crowded with Him. He walks everywhere incognito.” ― C.S. Lewis “You must picture me alone in that room in Magdalen, night after night, feeling, whenever my mind lifted even for a second from my work, the steady, unrelenting approach of…

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Finding Joy!

“One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.” ― Helen Keller You can find joy in some of the most unexpected places…. If you choose to. I used to think of joy as something that was only available if my life looked a certain way. If I was living in the…

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What’s Your Dream?

If God is your partner make your plans big. — D. L. Moody Dreaming BIG has always been challenging for me. Truth be told, I have always longed for smaller things. By that I mean that I hungered for “a normal life” whatever that is. I wanted peaceful and quiet and to be as far…

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Unexpected Adventure

…These are the ones who follow the Lamb wherever He goes. Revelation 14:4 NKJV Following Jesus Christ is an adventure that is full of surprises. Some of them are WONDERFUL! Some of them seem less so. But one thing this relationship is not… It is never boring! Mrs. Cowman in her devotional Streams In The Desert…

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Invitation To Audacious Prayers

 There’s nothing more transfiguring than prayer. People often ask, “Why do you insist on prayer so much?” The answer is very simple—because Jesus did. —Leonard Ravenhill Today you are invited to some bodacious believing! This earth is beginning to experience “only the first” of it’s birth pangs. If you believe this, then you will get a…

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Spread Your Wings To A Desperate World

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly. — R. Buckminster Fuller Jesus said, “If you love only those who love you, what good is that? Even scoundrels do that much.” Matthew 5:46 It is not easy to love the broken. It’s messy. You will probably have to get your hands very…

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‘Til I’m Dancing In The Deep

I love the authenticity of Jesus. I love the way he cuts through pretense and goes straight to the heart of any issue. What amazes me—is how effortlessly He does it! Man I wish I could do that; see right through all the hype and get right to the real. I have learned that knowing…

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