Leave Her Alone!

“He rewards those who earnestly seek him.”  Hebrews 11:6 NIV       What would your day consist of, if God were standing beside you telling your adversaries—Leave her alone!   What would it look like?   Think about that for a minute. If you had the biggest, baddest, strongest, bodyguard EVER—standing right there with […]

Mirror Mirror On The Wall

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.”  2 Corinthians 5:17 NIV         It happened yesterday.   It happened today.   It’ll happen tomorrow.   I’m sorry, I have to confess, I am not being a good Christian about […]

Dead By Noon

Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.   John 17:3  NIV       Last year was a tough year for me, health wise.   Compared to so many others, I know it was minor but I had a struggle. Literally from the beginning of symptoms, to […]

You Salty Dawg, You!

“You are the salt of the earth.” Matthew 5:13 NIV     NaCl   Sodium Chloride.   Good ‘ol,…salt.   A mineral found in the earth, found in the atmosphere, and found in our bodies.   The perfect compound that literally sustains our planet and our lives. Every living cell has it within, and requires […]

Tap Out

“Blessed is the man you discipline, O Lord, the man you teach from your law; you grant him relief from days of trouble.”  Psalm 94:12-13 NIV   I picture a referee on his hands and knees, slapping the mat as he counts, “1-2-3-4…”  When he reaches ten, he grabs Jacob’s arm and thrusts it into […]

How Beautiful You Are!

“How beautiful you are, my darling! Oh, how beautiful!” – Song of Songs 4:1 NIV   The One who created the heavens and the earth in all their magnificence created you. And if you are His beloved and most prized possession – loved more than any rock, cosmos, or sea, why do you believe you […]

Hope When You Feel Incapable

“I will put you in a cleft in the rock and cover you with my hand until I have passed by.” – Exodus 33:22 NIV So you’ve started something big.   Whether it’s marriage, parenting, ministry, or a job, you’ve taken on the next level of big.   Full of passion and purpose, you started […]

How Joseph Are You?

“They said, ‘Is this not Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know?” John 6:42   Mary’s husband, Joseph, has always captivated me.       He gets lost in the story.   He seems insignificant.   His account is minimal.   Yet…   His impact was huge.   He was important. […]