“Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a loyal spirit within me.” (NLT) When King David prayed this prayer in Psalm 51:10, he was asking God to help him get back on the right path. I love his supplication because it comes from a repentant heart. To me, that is the highest level…Read more »
Three years ago I had the privilege of watching the release of seven sea turtles on Topsail Island, North Carolina. The turtles varied in size, but their longing to get back to the sea was the same. I don’t remember the names of all of the turtles or what circumstances caused their journeys to be…Read more »
Advent is a season of hope which takes my faith to new heights each year as I celebrate Christ’s birth and anticipate His second coming. Life is filled with ups and downs, but hope brings a beautiful place of balance. I wrote this poem years ago, but it still resonates with my heart. I look…Read more »
There’s a world of difference between drive and being driven. My life has been one of being driven. Driven to succeed, driven to mend, driven to be good, driven to do good, driven to find answers. I lost my drive in the process of being driven……. There’s nothing wrong with having drive, but there is…Read more »
Fear is at the heart of all hurt. Faith is at the heart of all hope.
Happily ever after used to be my battle cry. I was sure I would see Jesus in that sweet by and by. I couldn’t seem to find my dreams no matter how I tried, So I began to drown inside the ocean I had cried. Jesus never seemed to tire as He caught each…Read more »
I am looking prayerfully at the defining moments in my life, and that’s helping me make sense of my journey. I have a penchant for paths that offer safety and allow me to hide. I grew up on a street that led to another right before it ended mysteriously. The dead end was clearly marked…Read more »