My One Little Lie

   I tossed and I turned. Nothing I did seemed to lull me to sleep. I prayed, “God is there something You’re trying to tell me?” Nothing. I tried to determine if something was worrying me and that was what was keeping me awake. Was I too hot? Then too cold? Was that the issue?…

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Soul Deep

   Reality shows make for good illustrations. I enjoy watching someone who buys for a song a really old piece of junk and through a lot of elbow grease restores a piece of antiquity to its original beauty. There is just something about seeing a broken down piece of nothing become once again a piece…

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Extreme

Majestic mountain or verdant valley? K2 or Death Valley? Treacherous mountaintop or valley of the shadow of death? Which would you choose? There are both potential joy and fear to be had in each. My mind meanders down this path as I think about my Lord being all I need. Another version says it this…

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Jesus Weeps Over Me

The crack of the whip was loud as it whistled through the air. Whack! Whack! Whack! The sharp pieces of bone and metal dug gouges deep in His flesh. Yet this was not what made Jesus weep. He knew this was coming and it did within mere days of his weeping over Jerusalem. But what…

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The Love Language of God

We are in a love relationship with God, initiated by Him. We did not initiate it. We love God because He first loved us. Let’s make it vibrant and alive, and let’s keep it vibrant and alive, and let’s not criticize others who express love to God in a different way, but let us express…

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Looking Back

Remember what happened to Lot’s wife! You may or may not know what happed to Lot’s wife or even who Lot was. Let me nutshell it for you. God spoke to Abraham, Lot’s uncle and told him that He was going to destroy these two cities because of their wickedness. His nephew Lot and his…

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Drink that Slates My Thirst

Are you thirsty? Come drink your fill, even if you have no money! Come, get your drink of choice—it’s all free! Why spend your money on food that doesn’t strengthen your body? Why pay for food that does you no good? Listen to me, and you will eat what is good. You will enjoy the…

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