“Yet God is my king from of old, Who works deeds of deliverance in the midst of the earth.” Psalm 74:12 NASB     The daily onslaught of the troubles of the world has troubled my heart.   From the atrocities of the Middle East, to the human suffering in Africa, to the lawlessness in […]

My Depression and the Pursuit of God

“You keep…in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you.” – Isaiah 26:3 ESV One morning I laid in bed with a familiar gray weight upon my heart and spirit. Years had come and gone since depression entered my world. My marriage suffered in the shadows, and my kids often whispered, “What’s wrong with Momma?” […]

Remind Me

I can’t tell you how many times now I walk into a room and just stop. It’s because I can’t remember why I’m there. Sometimes I’m lucky and the reason pops back up in a few seconds, but more times than not I leave the room in disgust, completely void of why I went there. […]

Lessons From My Vacuum Cleaner Part 2: Filling Gaps, Starting New & Running Well

“Let us…lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run…looking to Jesus.” – Hebrews 12:1-2 ESV Is it time for a new beginning?   I started up my vacuum cleaner, and knew right away something was wrong.   The familiar pull of the machine was gone as it moved across […]