On Second Thought…

There are some things I pray for that seem hopeless; that appear to be headed for a horrible end. I pray fervently for a different outcome, but it seems nothing will change. It appears that God has his mind set on how things will turn out. As I pray, I wonder if God can change […]

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A Confusing Path

There have been times in my life where I’ve wondered why God guided me along a certain path. At the time it didn’t make sense, but later I began to see the wisdom in some of these diversions. In some cases, He steered me away from something I wanted to do and ultimately saved me […]

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Year New

Do not call to mind the former things, Or ponder things of the past. “Behold, I will do something new, Now it will spring forth; Will you not be aware of it? I will even make a roadway in the wilderness, Rivers in the desert. – Isaiah 43:18-19 (NASB) On this New Year, look for […]

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Finders Seekers

I have often felt that those who push back the hardest on the truth in the Bible are the ones who feel the most convicted by it. John 3:20 tells us, “For everyone who does evil hates the Light, and does not come to the Light for fear that his deeds will be exposed (NASB).” […]

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Sticky Labels

There are labels that were stuck on me a long time ago. Labels that demean and tell me I’m not good enough. Some were put there decades ago with some pretty good adhesive that makes them hard to remove. I tug at them, reading their hurtful words, trying to peel them off. The ones I […]

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You Are Uniquely Crafted

Ephesians 2:10 tells us, “For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them (NASB).” It is a reminder that we are created by God; we are His workmanship. We are uniquely crafted by God for His purposes. He desires for us […]

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Faith and Endless Possibilities

I gazed at the stars above and was awed by the infinite number that speckled the dark sky. Dots of hope in the deep blackness that surrounded me. I was standing in the wilderness, during a remote camping trip, where no light pollution dimmed the amazing view above. It gave me new perspective on Genesis […]

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