Your love language

I have been leading a book study by Danny Silk for the past five weeks, which touched on the 5 Love Languages a few weeks ago. I was struck by the truth that I need to be a student of everyone I love, to know how to best love them. Then the lightening bolt ofContinue reading “Your love language”

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”

timeless living

Aspire to live quietly, and to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we instructed you, so that you may walk properly before outsiders and be dependent on no one.  1 Thessalonians 4:11-12 (ESV) Stand in line at the checkout, and the intimate details of people’s lives are exposed for allContinue reading “timeless living”

Sunday Psalm: Fierce Love

Your love?! I can barely explain my awe and wonder at its beautiful ferocity! Part of me shivers at the thrill of being pursued By such devotion In its purest form Passionate All consuming Unrelenting Love With me its targeted recipient Like a tidal wave Crashing over me Rushing into meet me here Your loveContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: Fierce Love”

Living Word

Your courage matters: that you pray instead of panic, love instead of hate, help instead of hide. Live a sermon people are dying to hear. -Beth Moore In light of all the war, terrorism and natural disasters, how to you keep hopeful and courageous in the storms? Quite honestly, left to my own devices, IContinue reading “Living Word”

Paid in Full

I’ve wiped the slate of all your wrongdoings. There’s nothing left of your sins.Come back to Me, come back. I’ve redeemed you. Isaiah 44:22 MSG You know that list you have been keeping in secret? That running tab of all the wrongs you have done? All the things you failed at, failed to do orContinue reading “Paid in Full”

Sunday Psalm: Relentless Love

You carry us, carry us when the world gives way You cover us, cover us with Your endless grace Your love is relentless! – Hillsong United Relentless, You placed the entirety of Your heart into the plan You have for bringing us back to You. His plan will not fail, because His passionate pursuit ofContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: Relentless Love”

love the one you’re with…literally!

I have a prayer for you this Valentine’s day, actually for you every day. It is a prayer Someone else is praying for you too: YOU are the one He adores. REALLY. It has taken me years to grasp this truth, and years more to let it soak in to my soul and become aContinue reading “love the one you’re with…literally!”

walk a thousand miles….

Tonight I enjoyed hearing some of my favorite songs reintroduced with a Celtic flair at a free local concert. And I cannot get one of the songs off my mind, despite another CD playing here at home in the background. “(I’m Gonna Be) 500 Miles” by the Proclaimers is resonating within me…but not just becauseContinue reading “walk a thousand miles….”