the magnetic pull of focus

One day spent in Your house, this beautiful place of worship, beats thousands spent on Greek island beaches. I’d rather scrub floors in the house of my God than be honored as a guest in the palace of sin. Psalm 84:10 MSG I love to worship. It is the one thing I like best afterContinue reading “the magnetic pull of focus”

slave no more

So He brought His people out with joy, His chosen ones with singing. Psalm 105:43 ESV When we are in the bottom of the pit, we cannot yet see the joy which awaits ahead. The slave within us cannot hope for the freedom it feels is beyond its grasp. He knows. God’s Word is full of theContinue reading “slave no more”

God-feeling

I just had a God-feeling. I try to pay attention to those. #TheMercifulScar Hearing His voice doesn’t always look like one would expect. Take Moses for example. Moses, the one who saw God’s face, and was visibly changed so all the Israelites knew it was him? His father in law Jethro had to tell himContinue reading “God-feeling”

A line…

We spend a great deal of time in a line. Image from: http://www.640toronto.com/files/2014/07/lineUp1.jpg At the grocery store, bank, registration, movie theater or fast food place… like sheep, we automatically join the cue and wait our turn. In Old Testament days, this even happened in the temple: lining up to enter, especially on holy days. LiningContinue reading “A line…”