The Tassel Of His Tallit

In the crowd that day was a woman who had suffered greatly for twelve years from slow bleeding. Even though she had spent all that she had on healers, she was still suffering. Pressing in through the crowd, she came up behind Jesus and touched the tassel of his prayer shawl. Instantly her bleeding stopped and she was healed. Luke…

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Never Losing The Light: Small Things

I always begin small. So many of My children want to begin at the end instead of the beginning. When I plant the seeds of doing “great things” for the Kingdom, they are just that—a seed. A seed is a small thing, yes, but it holds the promise of greater things to come. To plant…

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Never Losing The Light: Your Next Heartbeat

Child, do not cry out to Me as though you had to summon Me from some far off place. I am as near as your next heartbeat. The reason you don’t hear My footsteps running to your side, is because I am already here! Don’t look with your eyes… look with your heart. Don’t listen…

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A Battle With Head and Heart

I have no idea who “R” is but this guy nailed it when it came to the battle that was often going on inside me. My faith seems to reside in the “think and be logical” part of my head, while my trust, it lives in the “tender and vulnerable” places in my heart. All is…

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Believing Is Not About The Outcome

I used to struggle a great deal about this believing business. Mostly because my expectations and outcomes didn’t always match up with what I was believing for. It is easy to say to someone, “You need to trust God.” Oh yes, that part is easy! But, if our trust is tied to our beliefs for a…

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A Cup of Hope: Resting in the Promise of God’s Faithfulness

A Cup of Hope by Emilie Barnes is just one of those books you stumble upon, and you suddenly know, “This one is going to change everything!” I blog about hope. I can’t breathe in this busted broken world a single moment without it—but sometimes—the candle of hope in me burns low. And, when it…

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A Closer Walk: Getting To Know Someone

I knew “the basics” about Someone called The Holy Spirit: Comforter, Teacher, Guide. The Third Person of the Trinity. I knew, too, that He would “whisper” to me on occasion. The Still Small Voice mentioned in the Bible, 1 Kings 19.   I would hear these faint whispers from time to time, usually while I…

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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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