I’m done with waiting for my next encounter. I’m going to give thanks for everything I consume and everything I partake of and everything I engage with as though they were each different expressions of God saying directly to me: “I love you.” I refuse to live like a love-starved beggar. I am not love-poor. […]Read More I’m Done Waiting
It often feels to me like there really are no safe or reasonable assumptions in life. I think my feeling is based on the experience that hurt happens and people die and flowers grow and the supreme court makes people angry. I don’t want to change my assumptions based upon my experiences. I want to choose […]Read More Can You Avoid Assumptions?
We can call God our Father because it is how Jesus taught us to pray. We also know that God is love. Therefore, the Father’s heart is a heart of love. How beautiful it is to see the Father’s heart lived out in the people around us. How encouraging to see this memorial in the […]Read More Like the Heavenly Father
How limited is my view of God! As of late, I’ve been wrestling with questions about direction in life and letting go of my conceptions of what God’s blessing on my life should look like, and it’s only now that I’m realizing that I have such little experience of God’s power or His glory or […]Read More Knowledge
God has seen your striving. He knows you may be tired. He knows there are things in your life that you don’t understand. Is God not good? Is God not just? No, if anything, it is we who are unfaithful to Him. What does it look like to live constantly aware of God’s presence? God’s […]Read More Aware
Jesus, as I call Your Name, I feel crushing defeat Weighing down. Surely, no, it couldn’t be, Not my pride, no, not control, My heavy crown. I see a future full of stuff To do, entirely of my own Creating. But the calendar constrains— The due process of order leaves me Waiting. I open my […]Read More Bondage