Lately, I’ve had a lot of questions rolling around in my mind and heart. Honestly, the closer I draw to God, it seems like I have more questions than answers. But then again, I also have more peace than stress. Paradoxical? Yes. Worth it? Definitely. The last couple of questions that have stood out to … Continue reading What Does That Mean?
Last week, we discussed Cain and Abel: the differences in their hearts and God’s attempt to reach out to Cain before his sin carried him away. Today, we’ll look at the effects of Cain ignoring the Lord and what they might mean. So, picking up where we left off in Genesis 4:8-15… Now Cain said … Continue reading Is it Grace?
Shine Your light on her heart, exposing all the buried pain All the deep and cutting shame All the power of sin that lies behind the tears locked in her eyes Shed Your light to show the truth that the key, the hope, is You Only You can break her heart and build it back … Continue reading Break In
PART ONE First of all, I’d like to throw out a huge thank-you to Tom Vander Well whose Wayfarer blog was the first I ever followed as a blogger and one I most consistently read (every post for the last two years). His consistency as a blogger is enviable and his insights into Scripture are admirable. His … Continue reading “I’M NOT ABEL!”
Shadow me, O gracious Lord Make my peace complete May Your hand defend my life So I rest at Your feet Speak to me, O gracious Lord May I yet recall How Your presence stills my heart When fearing makes me fall You, O Lord, are my Divine My Sovereign, yet my Friend You will … Continue reading O Gracious Lord
Magnolias are my favorite flower in the whole world. They’re large and simple with thick petals and strong leaves. Just one color…no need to show off. Gentle, subtle fragrance. Not to mention an emblem of the South where, despite the heat and humidity, I enjoy calling home. I am thankful to live in an area with many … Continue reading Trusting Tree Flowers
So, to piggyback on mt last post (more to come on that yet) about God taking me in a new direction, challenging me to step out and chase my passion and dream without fear, I wanted to share this. I literally just finished writing it. My passion happens to be writing, especially songwriting. I love … Continue reading Worship Wednesday: Beloved Just Be Still
My pastor recently delivered a mini-word on the subject of aiming at a target. He told a story about a farmer who always hit the bull’s eye with his bow and arrow…because he painted the bull’s eye around wherever his arrow landed. My pastor said that sometimes with His seasoned children, God asks them what … Continue reading Getting My Feet Wet