“I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.” John 10:10b, ESV “I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also.” John 14:3, ESV He came and He gave all of Himself. He will come and He will take all who are His. And so … More come.
“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God … and the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth … and from his fullness we have al … More But when I ask …
I need them. I need words. because if I don’t write they’ll come out as tears. but they’re not coming and I just turn and ask God to fill me with Himself and thank Him for His faithfulness ’cause this is a heart that wanders and these are hands that harm. but, grace, God … More Words
Because we’re all pieces of art made by God in God’s mold. But we’re less like paintings and more like novels to be unfolded slowly page by page. “’Relationships should be revelatory. We are not art shows on display to be gawked at. We should be allowed to be revealed over time.’” – The Revelation of … More Unfolding
Becoming convinced that, for those living in God’s grace, boundaries ought to be about love vs. selfishness and not safety vs. vulnerability. Boundaries for our country and for our hearts. Because God commands us to love Him with our all and to love others as ourselves (Matthew 22:34-38). This is what honors God. pleases God. this is what … More Boundaries.
PC: Lindsey Slough “You should know that if we meet I’ll probably fall in love with you and your story. You’ve been warned.” ~Melissa Hawks You get to have your story heard and I get to listen. There. We’re both happy, needy, dependent, and used. “So is it worth it?” is the question that … More worth it
Sometimes you don’t realize how hungry your soul is until you’re around those who’ve made nourishing their soul as essential as feeding their body. They’ve made it that essential. ‘Cause we can let our souls starve for a while … but we’d be walking around like limp and weak spiritual zombies. But the ones who’re spiritually … More soul hungry
Those 80 year old men come into the gym for stimulating conversations as much as they do to ride the bikes. So I asked them a question that had been on my mind: Is ignoring the injustices of the world the worst kind of hate? After repeating the question three times (did I mention they’re … More laying it down because it holds up
“… and, as shoes for your feet, having put on the readiness given by the gospel of peace.” Ephesians 6:15, ESV (emphasis mine)
I should’ve been asleep. And, God, You alone know how mixed up my tired mind and sensitive heart can get. I just wanted to be protected from the dull ache uncertainty gives. I just wanted to be held. And maybe You whispered to me then, “Child, that’s what I wanted to do all along … to … More all along