Let's Keep Things Orderly

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they shall not overflow you. When you walk through the...

Great Cloud of Witnesses

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses . . . Heb 12:1 I’ve never much relished the thought of being...

Show Us Your Glory

“I beseech You, show me Your glory.” Exodus 33:18 What an odd request coming from the lips of one who experienced 40 years of God’s...

Lessons Learned

It is the glory of God to conceal a matter; it is the honor of kings to search it out. Proverbs 25:2 I have learned much in these many...

And That Will I Seek

Writing this week’s blog has been more like a tooth extraction at the dentist’s office than Open your mouth wide and I will fill it. [i]...

Strike Those Matches!

Years ago, a friend had a vision where she saw me dressed in red, walking down a narrow hallway carrying a container of matches. Right...

Seeing Is Believing

If people these days are basing their beliefs solely on what they see and hear, then I’d say they’re in a heap ’o trouble because the...

Food For Thought

Give us this day our daily bread . . . Matthew 6:11 Wouldn’t you know, I’d come across this verse on a day when my pantry was chock full...

If We Will Pray

People are finally noticing that America’s check-engine light is on. They’ve heard the motor coughing and sputtering for some time;...

What Manner of Love!

My prayer time this morning began with a line of scriptures parading through my mind. One of which was Behold, what manner of love the...

A New Norm

In a time when the bottom is falling out of everything we've considered normal in this country, I’m reminded of a sermon preached years...

Pure As Gold

It’s looking like I’ve entered a new season with the Lord lately. I say that because the other day made the fifth or sixth time He’s...

A Call to Action

The handstand I was about to attempt was going to be the most graceful I’d ever done. I could already see it clearly in my mind’s...

Everything That Has Breath

What made me think the porch was the quiet, peaceful place to have a serious chat with the Lord, I don’t know. But my sense of wonder had...

Resurrection Power

. . . be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. John 16:33 This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith. 1 John 5:4...

An Audience with The King

Reading the book of Esther recently made me realize afresh, the power of prayer that moves the heart of God, which in turn changes the...

Love's Conquering Power

As news channels continue to shock us with the latest on Russia’s efforts to conquer Ukraine and Ukraine’s valiant resistance to being...

Making Sense of War

“. . . God is on our side when we have made sure that we are on God’s.” [i] I’m not typically one who spends much time praying over...

Grasshopper Days

Grasshopper days. I suspect we’ve all experienced them at one time or another. You know, those days when obstacles loom large before us...

Who's Leading Who?

When speaking in prisons, my husband often begins by asking inmates the question, “How many of you, when you got saved, asked Jesus to...