Never Losing the Light: The Stormy Darkness

It is easy to fear in the stormy darkness… with your ship pitching wildly to and fro, and the dark waves rising far above, as the wind, and the waves lash at your face. Yes, in those circumstances anyone would fear. Your circumstances are wild, I’ll grant you that. Who would have believed things could…

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Never Losing the Light: Hope To Heal

You cannot hope to heal what you cannot understand. I am sick and weary with saintly-sympathy! Pity mixed with disdain never healed anyone. (Child, listen…) A cross! A cross healed the sickness of sin! A cross, not a sympathetic smile, and a pat on the shoulder. Look at your planet! Look… what do you see?…

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Never Losing the Light: Redeemed For Purpose

Do not fear the changes that have come to your life as though something terrible has happened that cannot be redeemed. (1 Pet. 4:12) I can redeem anything! (Ex. 6:6) Have I not kept my promises to you? When you were so broken, and you thought, “This will never be okay; the mess is too…

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A Closer Walk: Fear & The Broken-Hearted-Vessel

Nothing can send hailstorms of ice cold fear rampaging across the landscape of my soul like being asked to speak in public! (Yep, that’s my thing.) Think of that thing you hate doing more than anything else. Now multiply it times ten and you have an approximate idea of how I feel about public speaking.…

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