Let There Be Light!

Light-seeds are planted in the souls of God’s people,Joy-seeds are planted in good heart-soil. Psalm 97:11 MSG I’ve been thinkin’ lately… quite a bit about seeds, and gardening, and Jesus. Jesus had a lot to say about planting seeds. And, anytime Jesus has a lot to say about anything–I try to pay attention. (I figure…

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On My Knees

Then a hand touched me and set me on my hands and knees. I was so afraid that I was shaking. The man in the vision said to me, “Daniel, God loves you very much… Then the man said to me, “Daniel, do not be afraid. Some time ago you decided to get understanding and…

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Heads Up Pilgrims!

We are about to cross over into the year 2020, so I am saying a big, “Heads Up!” for this New Year, because I believe we are about to enter into an amazing time in history. Let’s begin with a “word” from, Coffee With Jesus by Lana Vawser. Wisdom and insight from a classic Then,…

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Journeying To Hope…

Journeying with Jesus is the journey from hopeless to hope-FULL. For one like me who had unsuccessfully battled with depression for years, this concept of being “full of hope” seemed to always be beyond my grasp. Therefore, I struggled to believe. How could so many wondrous promises from God actually be for one like me?…

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Blossoms In The Desert

“God takes everyone he loves through a desert. It is his cure for our wandering hearts, restlessly searching for a new Eden… The best gift of the desert is God’s presence… The protective love of the Shepherd gives me courage to face the interior journey.” ― Paul E. Miller, A Praying Life: Connecting with God…

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Why Two Witnesses?

But if his heart is closed to you, then go to him again, taking one or two others with you. You’ll be fulfilling what the Scripture teaches when it says, ‘Every word may be verified by the testimony of two or three witnesses.  Matthew 18: 16 TPT I think there are some folks who are…

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Waterfall

“…the sweetness of grace and freedom comes hand in hand with the uncomfortable, bitter-rawness of honest emotions and grief.” ― Natalie Brenner Grief often comes like a waterfall. It can bury us in torrents of emotions, so powerful, so outside ourselves and beyond our control, that those torrents threaten to wash us out into a sea…

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Longer Is Better Because…

How much longer must I cling to this constant grief?     I’ve endured this shaking of my soul.     So how much longer will my enemy have the upper hand?     It’s been long enough! Take a good look at me, God, and answer me!     Breathe your life into my spirit.     Bring light to my eyes in this…

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A Tale of Two Emails

I stumbled to my laptop. “Might as well read my emails.” I thought. You see, I woke up this morning after one of those nights. Fitful sleep. A night filled with weary tossing and turning, in my mind—and in my heart. I was haunted by faces. Stony faces from yet one more encounter with folks…

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