Giving Thanks, Love, Praise

   For the Lord is the great God, the great King above all gods. In his hand are the depths of the earth, and the mountain peaks belong to him, The sea is his, for he made it, and his hands formed the dry land. Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker; Psalm 95:3-6 Stepping out in my…

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Compassion, Praise, Weekend Wanderings

  And now what are you waiting for? Get up, be baptized and wash your sins away, calling on his name.’ Acts 22:16 Praying that your weekend overflows with the goodness of Christ, that you eagerly seek Him out, and listen for his words, that His divine beauty inspires and encourages you, and that you…

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Compassion, Love, Music, Praise, Prayer

  Just this today. How priceless is your unfailing love, O God! People take refuge in the shadow of your wings. They feast on the abundance of your house; you give them drink from your river of delights. For with you is the fountain of life; in your light we see light. Psalm 36:7-9 What…

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Giving Thanks, Praise

  It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises to your name, O Most High;  to declare your steadfast love in the morning,  and your faithfulness by night, Psalm 92:1-2   Sand covered tiny toes, their giggles and squeals rise and fall above the whipping wind and woosh of the water.  They jump up and…

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Compassion, Obedience, Praise

I Run

If you had told me even just a short year ago that I would be running, I would have likely snorted at you and assured you that you were in fact, delusional. I have always hated running. I have always been slow. Running the mile in gym class was pure torture and I was always…

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Faith, Growth, Loss, Praise, Prayer

When All Seems Lost

  Seeing the destruction from last night’s storms ignites memories and scratches at old scars.   How do we make sense of these kinds of things? So many people affected, so many lives changed forever in a moment, without warning, without time to prepare. And how does one really prepare for the smashing of a…

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Faith, Grace, Love, Praise, Prayer

Praise

  Wind whips up branches and they stretch high and bend hard sideways.  The tulips bow heads and snap back from the invisible breath that woos them wildly in one direction and then another. Clouds skirt past fast enough to see them go, and that loud rushing sound, warm, damp wind surges all around. Blond…

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