when words fail

Hearing about how Christians are being persecuted, tortured & killed for their faith hurts. For we are one body, one bride, one church in Jesus. And when one part of the body hurts, the whole body feels the pain. Sure, those closest to that part may feel it more intensely, but when the part isContinue reading “when words fail”

cracks in the ground

The hard placeswithin cry out for a thaw, for an outpouring: of Your living water, a fresh breeze of Your Presence, the radiance of Your face and burn of Your love to melt away the crust formed over my heart. Underneath the seeds You have planted are impatient to erupt, to emerge from under theContinue reading “cracks in the ground”

when the road seems long

Some of you wandered for years in the desert, looking but not finding a good place to live. Half-starved and parched with thirst, staggering and stumbling, on the brink of exhaustion. Psalm 107:4-5 Some of us wake up feeling this way, don’t we? On the brink of sheer exhaustion, running on empty, in desperate need ofContinue reading “when the road seems long”