A Heart of Perfect Peace

  "Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it." Proverbs 4:23 Read Proverbs 4 I always thought grief was the range of emotions people went through after the death of loved one, or a traumatic loss. I couldn’t imagine that I was in grief. After all, it was eight months... Continue Reading →

Everyone Needs Heart Surgery

“The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?”   Jeremiah 17:9 Read Jeremiah 17   I turned in my heart monitor thinking I would finally find out why my heart rhythms were so crazy. I had worn it for a week. Every time I felt some strange rhythms I had to push a button that would record what my heart... Continue Reading →

Confession Anyone?

‘Return, faithless Israel, says the Lord. I will not look on you in anger, for I am merciful, says the Lord; I will not be angry for ever. Only acknowledge your guilt, that you rebelled against the Lord your God and scattered your favors among strangers under every green tree, and that you have not obeyed my voice, says... Continue Reading →

Rocks for Jocks

Hear my cry, O God, * and listen to my prayer. I call upon you from the ends of the earth with heaviness in my heart; * set me upon the rock that is higher than I. Psalm 61:1-2 Read Psalm 61 I think rocks are fascinating. They can be so great in size they... Continue Reading →

Soul Food Anyone?

“Meanwhile the disciples besought him, saying, “Rabbi, eat.” 32 But he said to them, “I have food to eat of which you do not know.” John 4:31-32 Read John 4:27-42  Food is one of my great delights in all of God’s creation. There is such variety in the world. I love experiencing the culinary delights of different... Continue Reading →

Is That Too Much to Ask?

“And now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you, but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in all his ways, to love him, to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul, 13 and to keep the commandments and statutes of the Lord, which I command you this day for your good? Deuteronomy... Continue Reading →

Springs of Joy

“The statutes of the Lord are just and rejoice the heart; the commandment of the Lord is clear and gives light to the eyes… By them also is your servant enlightened, * and in keeping them there is great reward.” Palm 19:8,11 Read Psalm 19 Many people walk through life with heavy hearts. Some are... Continue Reading →

Out of the Mouth of Babes

"I have considered my ways and turned my feet toward your decrees.  I hasten and do not tarry to keep your commandments." Palm 119:59-60 Read Psalm 119:49-72 The taste of Life Boy soap in my mouth still lingers when I remember that day. I was sitting on the back steps of our friends’ house in... Continue Reading →

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