Abiding, Still

As the Father has loved Me, so have I loved you. Abide in My love. John 15:9 “Okay, so abide means to rest in Christ—all safe, and snug,...

Abiding

I’ve spent hours upon hours this week, exploring, unpacking, and editing a montage of thoughts. I’ve pored over scripture, listened for...

Knock Knock

If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin crouches at your door; its desire is for you, but you must...

Let's Make Some Noise!

When I think loud, I think of Arrowhead Stadium, September 29, 2014, Chiefs vs Patriots— “the loudest crowd roar inside a sports...

Fair Haven

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. Psalm 73:26 Followers of Christ might as...

Searching, Searching

It is the glory of God to conceal a matter. But the glory of kings is to search out a matter. Proverbs 25:2 Words, words, words....

The World Is A Stage

Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee . . . Isaiah 60:1 There was a time when I’d stop...

The Great Escape

. . . He found them sleeping for sorrow. Luke 22:45 I could’ve been a professional sleeper in my youth if ever there was such a thing....

When He Comes

Some years back, I went through a particularly difficult time. My struggles seemed insurmountable. My faith had hit an all-time low. I’d...

My Father, the Judge

Last night, my husband and I listened to a powerful teaching on the courts of heaven. Though I’ve camped out much at the throne of...

A Word in Season

The Lord GOD has given Me the tongue of the learned, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him who is weary. He awakens Me...

Strangers . . . And Then Some

Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some people have entertained angels without knowing it (Hebrews 13:2) We...

Prayers of the Saints

On the heels of describing the troubling conditions of the dark days ahead, Jesus tells His listeners the parable of the widow before the...

On Being Stretched

Some years ago, my husband and I felt led to check out an inner-city ministry. Hope City KC was big on bringing prayer to the heart of...

A Table In The Wilderness

“Can God furnish a table in the wilderness?” I said it rather flippantly under my breath as we were pulling into the parking lot of the...

Lord, Teach Us to Pray

Give me your prayers. The unexpected thought whopped me upside my head. I may have been only a few years into my walk with Christ, but I...

May I Have This Dance

It was just after sunrise when I opened the side garage door to go about my routine wildlife feeding. I love how the early-morning sun...

Thy Kingdom Come

Sometimes while praying the Lord’s Prayer, especially the part that says Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done (Matthew 6:10), my mind slips...

Spring Has Sprung

Spring’s temperamental and often cantankerous weather never frightened me in my childhood years. Probably because our house was the...

Poof! it's Gone

Poof! It’s Gone What if history could be erased? Not the good stuff, mind you. Those things need to stay. Just the bad, the ugly, the...