I have to admit, I haven’t had a lot of words to write lately. It’s strange, being one who usually tends toward writing a lot. It’s a sort of desert, an emptiness, and it’s not the most welcome, its end unknown to me. Yet it seems, this is the season I am in. What about … Continue reading God’s Word Never Fails, Falters or Fades
Staying in the Word can be especially difficult when you feel stuck. Even if we have a tried and true daily Bible reading plan, we can feel like we're in a rut at times. Maybe we’re facing greater stress in our lives, the loss of a loved one or a heftier daily schedule. This feeling may last for a week or a day, but it can become quite frustrating. Check out these ideas for staying in the Word even when you feel stuck.
Have you ever felt as if everything was going opposite the Lord's promises? Have you felt like throwing in the towel, wondering if you’ve missed it because nothing worthwhile seems to be happening anymore? These are the times when our true motives and resolve are tested. What is truly in our hearts is brought to … Continue reading In Times of Testing, Jesus Is Worth It
In caring dearly for us, Father God often brings loving surprises. When we feel weak, He shows up in unexpected ways to reveal His tender love. With His presence He lifts us out of ourselves, drawing us into a heavenly embrace. He reminds us that He is all-powerful yet fully loving. Through every season of … Continue reading God Is Faithful: He Fights for You
You and I are called to a holy pursuit: the pursuit of friendship with God. Our goal? The closest possible relationship we can have with the Lord, even on this side of eternity. This is the center from which our lives and His Kingdom flow. The Lord alone satisfies. As wants for success, love, and … Continue reading Strength for the Weary and Broken
When we pursue a close relationship with Jesus, we often come face to face with the deepest longings within our souls. We seem to feel an ache as we take time in prayer. We cry out from the depths of us. In the midst of life's noise, we yearn to reach out and come face … Continue reading The Ache Sometimes Felt in Prayer