There is a way to heal from all our hard, unprocessed, difficult moments and memories, and a path forward turning all these pain into peace and purpose.
Today is not guaranteed in any sense of the word, and today could be cut short at a moment's notice.
He did this willingly unto God. Yet, He did this for us.
Even though our season of life may be hard now, God is still at work in our lives.
Really, what is it that takes the prominent hold of our heart?
When you feel like the night is too dark, the pain runs too deep, and the prognosis is too petrifying — and you feel stuck.... you’re desperate for some rescue, but you can’t help but wonder if anybody would ever come — or if anyone even cares.
The turn of this new year? — I’ve stopped counting. Stopped counting how long it's been. Stopped ruminating how different the world's been — or how crazy the headlines have been. Plane falls, economy implodes, new strain develops, election went south, and our borders? — they have closed once again. It seems too easy to… Continue reading How to Best Think of Time
Father, You who breathed Your breath into this baby girl, I pray now for Your hand to hold her, Your smile to continually shine on her. You who brought her out of my dark womb and lurched her into the dark of night, I pray now for Your love to spread over her, Your light… Continue reading A Prayer for A Daughter
Would the weary of hearts and those scraping to survive through losses still catch Your glimmer of hope?
The art of giving --- is simply the pouring...
And really, we'll see that there is nothing random about our life ...
In a similar way, here we are sitting in our homes, observing and discussing the strange events around us. Despite all of our theology - most of us are not expecting Jesus to be near us right now.
You are no longer dead; you are now alive. Now stand, walk, and speak as the child of God that you are...
Who are we to say that birthdays are more about ageing than they are about reminders of God's kindness lavished to the likes of us —- who are loved and liked despite of our loss and lack ---
...just a short note from our table to yours