When Fear Takes Hold–3 Points To Remember

“But you, LORD, do not be far from me. You are my strength; come quickly to help me.”  Psalm 22:19 It seems fear has taken up residency in my life. It’s been spining and swirling all around me. It’s as palpable as my heartbeat. One moment I’m not concerned about a thing, the next, fear […]

When You’re Waiting to Bloom

“Since ancient times no one has heard, no ear has perceived, no eye has seen any god besides You, who acts on behalf of those who wait for Him.” – Isaiah 64:4 NIV It seems we’re always waiting. Waiting for better days or better opportunities. Waiting for tides to turn or time to pass. We […]

Is A Marathon In Your Future?

“You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised.”  Hebrews 10:36 I have never, ever, ever ran a marathon. I don’t think I will ever, ever, ever run a marathon. It’s too hard, hard, hard. I’m too soft, soft, soft. Get the picture? […]

What Jesus Does With Your Faith

“Then Mary took about a pint of pure nard, an expensive perfume; she poured it on Jesus’ feet …” – John 12:3a NIV I know what you’ve been doing. Day in and day out, you walk upon the narrow road – determined to pass through the small gate too few find (Matthew 7:14). Every morning […]