Standing on Bedrock

During these tense days, and (sometimes) sleepless nights, I am so thankful that the Word of God is the bedrock for my life. I was having another one of those “sleepless nights,” so this morning, I got up at 3:30 a.m. and picked up my bible. I wanted to plant my feet someplace where I…

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You Can Begin Again

O Lord, now I have heard your report, and I worship you in awe for the fearful things you are going to do. In this time of our deep need, begin again to help us, as you did in years gone by. Show us your power to save us. In your wrath, remember mercy. Habakkuk 3:2…

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Dear Charles, Take Two

Dear Charles, Read this story in 1 day. Couldn’t put it down. A thousand times, “Thank you.” Hollywood will be lining up–because this one has GOT to be a movie! (And I can hardly wait for the next installment!) God bless the work of your hands sir. Buy it, you won’t be sorry! Read it.…

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Navigating Storm “covid-19”

“[It is] our inclination to replace Jesus’ call to deny ourselves, take up our crosses and follow him. We replace his call with a self-serving path in which we deny our neighbors, take up our comforts and follow our dreams.” –Scott Sauls Navigating stormy seas, especially those storms when expectations are not met in ways…

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A Heart Full of Wonder

With my whole heart, with my whole life, and with my innermost being, I bow in wonder and love before you, the holy God! Psalm 103:1 TPT I do believe that God wants a relationship that is full of heart-to-heart intimacy–but not at the expense of us losing our wonder at who He is. Google…

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Oh, Revive Us!

Oh, revive us! Then your people can rejoice in you again. Psalm 85:6 TLB There is nothing more frustrating than the feeling of praying to heavens made of brass. The Prophet Jeremiah knew what this was like. In the third chapter of Lamentations, he raises this lament, He shuts me in so I’ll never get…

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Father… Father Me.

Since you are God’s children, God sent the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, and the Spirit cries out, “Father.” Galatians 4:6 NCV This was the cry of my heart to my heavenly Father, as my earthly father was slowly losing his battle with cancer, “Father… Father me.” Years before, Brian Doerksen had released…

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A Decided Heart

I decided to go down to the valley streams where the orchards of the king grow and mature. I longed to know if hearts were opening. Are the budding vines blooming with new growth? Has their springtime of passionate love arrived? Song of Songs 6:11 TPT I have been pondering the question, “What does it…

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