Clarity Vs. Mediocrity

There is a subtle war going on in many churches today; a war between clarity and mediocrity. The great sadness is, that often, we don’t see what we have become. Doesn’t Proverbs warn us, “Where there is no vision, the people perish?” To illustrate what I mean… Let’s take a look at a conversation that…

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Distance, God, And You

Have you ever looked up to the stars at night and thought, “There might be a God, but He’s way out there somewhere, in the distance.” I had always felt it. This distance. All of my life—I felt out of sync with what was around me. Family. School. Church. God. Wherever I was, there was them, then there…

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Where Is The God of Elijah?

When I am in deep distress, and I have been waiting a long time, and it seems like my sky has turned to brass? I ask the question, “Where is the God of Elijah?” Then I turn to scripture. To remind myself. “God-Enthroned, be revealed in splendor as you ride upon the cherubim! How perfectly you lead…

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When God Won’t Budge

Have you ever had one of these days with God? Where you want something else? Where you say, “Anywhere, but here God…” and God won’t budge? (I’m having one of those days.) I want the landscape of my life to change into something else. Something new, something fresh, something… I don’t know—something, else. I’m complaining, of…

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Conquer By Prayer

LORD, I trust in you alone. Don’t let my enemies defeat me. Rescue me because you are the God who always does what is right.   Psalm  31: 1 TLB And if my heart be scarred and burned, the safer, I, for all I learned. —Dorothy Parker I recently found sweet Light when I was given “the gift”…

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Trashed To Treasured – Here Be Lions

“It’s not victory that makes a man. It’s his defeats.” ― Pierce Brown I see rays of brilliance in Mr. Brown’s writing. And he’s right, sometimes our life gets trashed! Unfortunately, while there are grains of truth in what he writes, there is a vast difference between standing on bedrock and standing on shifting sand.…

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