We don’t always feel “fearfully and wonderfully made” do we? We don’t necessarily marvel at all the things our bodies and minds can do… or the fact we are alive, simply because God chose to bring us into being. We don’t usually celebrate that we woke up with breath in our lungs, the ability to… Continue reading Do you think you’re wonderful?
“Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ. For we were all baptized by one Spirit so as to form one body — whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free — and we were all given the one Spirit to drink.… Continue reading Just as a body…
Today I received a card from a beautiful friend I met many years ago. We reconnected recently through Facebook and I shared with her about our son’s Autism diagnosis. She too knows the sufferings a parent can experience. To conclude her message she wrote: “Our second daughter was born at 24 weeks gestation and spent… Continue reading Seeking a ‘God’s-eye view’
“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” (Howard Thurman) I must say this quote excites me every time I read it. Doing things for the sake of what we think the world… Continue reading What makes you come alive?
“Those who live according to the flesh have their minds set on what the flesh desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires.” (Romans 8:5) Dear God, In these verses you challenge me to consider where my head’s at… what my mind is ‘set… Continue reading Where’s my head at?
“Better is one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere.” (Psalm 84:10) Lord, there’s no place I’d rather be than here with you, covered by your grace and love. ‘Home’ is wherever you are, Lord Jesus, and you have granted me entry into your royal courts; made me a part of your family. Thank… Continue reading No place I’d rather be
As a child I loved writing stories and poems, and later I kept a diary. From the beginning of my teenage years to the age of 21 when I got married (and somehow didn’t need a diary anymore), I’d filled about 35 400-page exercise books with my thoughts. Writing has always been a big part of how… Continue reading Tryin’ to be a hot-shot