Mine for a Moment

God’s love is the fertile ground of my creation. When I forget that, I become stuck in the mud of lust or buried in the snow of fear. God’s love isn’t like other foundations; it’s loose, loving, and giving. Like a freshly plowed field, His love is open and ready for growth. His love never…Read more »

Life or Death?

Choices can be confusing, so I like it when they are simplified for me. I want to choose without being overwhelmed. God’s lessons this week have been crystal clear. He offers two choices, and I can have one or the other.  I can have the life He wants for me or not. It’s completely up…Read more »

The Heart’s Song

Every heart a different voice Created to harmonize. Circumstances silence. Fears restrain. Control censors. Anger squelches. Insecurity restricts. Love lifts Surrender serenades Peace purrs Trust tunes My heart to God’s.

New Kind of Lent

As I listened to a message called “Rhythm of Kindness” this morning, I realized I wasn’t very kind to myself. The entire service encouraged me to get into a rhythm of kindness and think seriously about how kindness can become a natural part of my life. Lent begins on Wednesday, and I have been praying…Read more »

Fleeing Fear

1 John 4:18-19 reminds me that fear and love cannot exist in the same place. Christ came to cast out fear, and He did just that when He rose from the grave. “There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves punishment, and the one who fears is not perfected in…Read more »