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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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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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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A Garden Beckons…

Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful,’ and sitting in the shade. — Rudyard Kipling The last two weeks I can hear my garden whispering, “Come out, come out, it’s time…” The earth is starting to warm and I am famished to feel it between my fingers. All the fruit trees are full…

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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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