A Closer Walk: Looking At Loss Realistically

I am trying to become more pragmatic about loss; trying to see it more realistically. In our part of the world loss is treated with shock-n-awe headlines—fires, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, all banner headline-makers. But are we seeing loss realistically? And, more importantly, are we seeing it Biblically? I am beginning to wonder. Learning to let…

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Never Losing the Light: My Favor

Now is the time to rebuild. (All will come together quickly.) You are walking in great favor. (My favor.) Remember, where I go the adversary is not far behind. (Stay on your toes.) We have much to do. Do not get caught up in this world. We have no time for that now. There is…

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A Closer Walk: Overcoming Dark Storms of Doubt

I was stunned at the size of the doubt-storms that were rolling across the landscape of my life. Suddenly I was being engulfed by dark clouds of questioning God, myself, what I believed about everything. It is easy to believe in a God of Love when everything in your life is rosy, but when things…

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Never Losing the Light: Restless In the Raging Storm

You think this storm has been raging way too long, yes? There have been days when you believed, ” …this will be the end of me.” You looked at your depleted strength, your absent support, your meager resources, and you thought, “I can’t go on like this.” And still the storms kept coming; kept beating…

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Never Losing the Light: Overcoming Fear Storms

Listen child, we must deal with this fear. I know you do a good job of hiding it from others—even yourself—sometimes. But, not from Me. I see your heart, remember? I do not see as others see. You know this. I look not on outward appearances. I see the inner man with all the turmoil…

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