When I feel worthless, hopeless, and an utter failure, God reminds me of the great price He paid for me.
At times, even the living appear to be ghosts as what was once living seems to die.
The ground soaks up the sunshine and the rain. The grass grows in beauty and splendor. The wind brushes through the trees. The raven calls. The silence is deafening so creation fills the void. We are busy. Constantly moving. Constantly observing, talking, and rarely listening... The silence is deafening so creation fills the void. Why [...]
Jesus can take something broken, filthy, despised, and decrepit and make it new, fresh, and beautiful.
“The more intimately aware you are of a genuine article, the easier it is to recognize a fake.” ~Henry Blackaby (Experiencing God) Is there anyone who enjoys something that is not genuine? We have probably all found ourselves in a situation where we were duped before. I remember purchasing a handbag when I was younger [...]
I have been reading the book of Job for the past couple weeks and this portion of Scripture sticks out: Though He slay me, I will hope in Him. Nevertheless I will argue my ways before Him. (Job 13:15, NASB). I love this so very much! It tells me two important things. First, that God [...]
It never fails. Right when you believe you are making some headway, you slip and tumble headlong into another mess. We scramble to get back to our feet, but the path is muddy and our shoes are worn down. There is no traction and the slope is steep. Or is it just me? There are [...]
Do you ever sit and reflect on your life? What you are currently doing, what you would like to be doing, what you wish you had done? Reflections are a part of our life. They can help us evaluate how we are living out our dreams. They can also kick-start us into action. Reflecting can [...]
Have you ever had the task of being in charge and delegating a task? You gave instruction on what should be done. You explained your expectations. You expected the instructions to be followed and the action completed properly. However, upon inspection, you found that the project had not been completed as asked. They had decided [...]
I am broken. If you do not know me, I can assure you it is true. There are times I may be smiling and engaged. At times this is just my effort to be a part of what is occurring around me. At other times I am completely closed off and this is also a [...]