A Wonderful Prayer

I wanted to share a prayer of Ignatius of Loyola for this blog. There are significant theological depths in this prayer which are worth reflecting on. Meditating on this prayer reminds me that all I […]

God enfold us!

I read this blessing a Vineyard pastor I know used on Sunday.   It is great idea to turn it into prayer. “God, enfold me. God, surround me. I invite you into my speaking, thinking etc.” […]

Rest.

This has been a difficult season full of ups and downs. Not necessarily mine in this season but in walking through life with others.    Yesterday, I rested. I abstained from pretty much everything. I […]

All That Jazz

Ephesians 2:10 Says, “10 For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” Have you noticed how different and unique people are?  One […]

God is not a God of Disorder, but of Peace.  ICor. 14:33A

We have all witnessed things lately in our country which do not seem at all peaceful or helpful.  It saddens me.  I have been so disappointed that my kids are seeing such dysfunction in our […]

Enjoy the Change!

Have you ever heard that phrase?  Some people try to avoid change.  Now that I’m a bit older, I’m thinking we better get used to it.  The only constant in our world (besides Jesus) seems […]

Perspective on Thankfulness

“How can I repay the Lord for all of his goodness to me?” (Psalm 116:12) I read this in a devotional recently and thought I would pass it along. If you have never experienced battle, […]

Happy Anyone?

For the despondent, every day brings trouble; But for the happy heart, life is a continual feast. –Proverbs 15:15 (NLT) A few years ago, a study was published about how emotions can be passed along […]

Pivot! Have a Fresh Start!

Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. –Philippians 1:6 A story is told about a factory burning […]

Do the Right Thing Anyway!

Give, and you will receive. Your gift will return to you full–pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, running over, and poured into your lap. The amount you give will determine the amount […]