"...for the joy of the Lord is your strength." (Nehemiah 8:10) This world can be a difficult place some times; and during certain seasons of our lives, maybe more often than not. I've found myself moving down some good old paths as well as starting new things. I love new beginnings. But I realize new… Continue reading Chasing Joy
The Lord is my Shepherd, I lack nothing. Go on... He makes me lie down in green pastures. Wow. If I'm sheep lying down in the only food I want to eat, and surrounded by it, then that's where I want to be. He leads me beside quiet waters. Again, really feeling this whole sheep… Continue reading The Twenty-Third Psalm
Not my ministry, not my work, not my relationship or marriage, not the movie I want to make, not the help I want to give, not the things I know, not the ideas I come up with, not all my good intentions. It's like we're in a game of Tag, and God says to us… Continue reading Tag! I’m It.
I wrote that heading to get your attention; I would much prefer to title this post, "An Invitation to Trust." Anyway... We are constantly being spoken at, being pushed and pulled from all sides. Life with it's devilish gifts makes us offers of multiple dimensions, hard to ignore. Loudest above all the noise of the… Continue reading An Invitation to Fear
"Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God." -(2 Corinthians 1:3,4) These verses of scripture are… Continue reading The God of All Comfort