Willed

“In the beginning, God created…” Genesis 1:1. He willed so we are. Just that one thing. Nothing done on our part. We simply became because He willed us into being – and for an illogical reason. Yes illogical. We serve an illogical God. Because, according to human wisdom creating beings that will doubt you and disobey you … More Willed

Boundaries.

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.

worth it

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

Vulnerable – again

So the 2nd grader in me came back with a lot of questions. Like: is vulnerability even the right word to be discussing? What about honest, genuine, or real? Wouldn’t they do just fine? Because who really wants to proclaim with vulnerability, “I might get hurt, but I’m going to do it anyway”? //\\//\\//\\// And you … More Vulnerable – again

more-than-conqueror

Because maybe I don’t have to get past this to be an overcomer. to be free. “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? 36 As it is written: ‘For your sake we face death all day long;     we are considered … More more-than-conqueror

You shall love …

Not long ago I heard a sermon taught on this passage: “But when the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together. 35 And one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him. 36 “Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?” 37 And he said to him, “You shall love … More You shall love …

Filled

presence. breath. praise. those words keep rising up in my mind and with it a realization that my life can be full and rich now. “The LORD is my shepherd; I have all that I need. ” Ps. 23:1, NLT Emmanuel. God is here. the veil is torn. Christ granted me the perfection I couldn’t … More Filled