A Power-shot From The King

If I was going to choose someone to give “the spiritual gift of encouragement” to—it would NOT be someone like me. Someone who has had a life of crisis-after-crisis punctuated with depression, bullies, and abandonment. Nope—no way. Yet that is what God did. 1 Corinthians 1: 26-27 says, Remember, dear brothers and sisters, that few…

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A Path Designed For Me

We all want to find the right path for our lives, right? The one that has been designed just for us? (And of course…) When the situation is critical and a great deal is riding on our decision want to pray prayers that will not fail to get answers. Well, I find that praying “scripture-prayers”…

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Infinitely Beyond

  What have you not dared to ask for? (Or, even dream of?) What is infinitely beyond your highest prayers, desires, thoughts, or hopes? My brain does a crazy series of back flips when I think about these questions. I confess it took me years of pondering questions like these before I finally got the…

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Risk and The God-seeker

It was Dan Taylor who wrote in The Myth of Certainty, Risk, as we have seen, is indispensable to any significant life, nowhere more clearly than in the life of the spirit. The goal of faith is not to create a set of immutable, rationalized, precisely defined and defendable beliefs to preserve forever. It is…

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A Power-shot of His Name

Sometimes the thing you need on a crazy day is a power-shot of His name!   So here is your Jesus 911! Therefore, God elevated him to the place of highest honor and gave him the name above all other names, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on…

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Daughter of The MOST HIGH God!

The song says, The work at Calvary, has washed away our shame. Your blood has ransomed me. Now I walk in freedom and grace. You are for us, not against us; we know You’re walking by our side. As the dawn breaks we’ll proclaim that, “We can do all things through Christ!” We are sons…

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Do Over’s and New Beginnings

I’ve had lots of do-over’s in my life. Days where I stopped what I was doing, looked around, then decided that maybe there might be something new God was trying to show me. A new vision. A new direction. A new path for me to follow. Haven’t we all had days where the fog finally…

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