Daily Dare: 40 Days to a Radical Life

  Welcome to Day 11!  (Pssst… I have finally joined the 21st century and started tweeting. I assure you there are 102 year old great grandmothers who know how to work Twitter more efficiently but I would love to catch up with you all there and find out about the good things God is doing […]

Masterpieces by God and the People He Created

When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is man that you are mindful of him, and the son of man that you care for him? Psalm 8:3-4     Bless the Lord, O my soul! O Lord my God, you are very […]

Hold Fast

“Stretch forth thy hand.” Luke 6:10 A pudgy round face sinks his curly brown hair into a pillow in the shape of a night owl. He needs to hold fast to his mama’s sweater sleeve. It’s the only way He can sleep. And as he drifts off to dream to a place where cotton candy […]

Jesus Left This Here Just for You – Click Here to Pick it Up

  You are weak. I am strong. You are in need. I am able. You are sick. I am healer. You are rejected. I am your friend. You are inadequate. I am enough. You are lonely. I am here. Whatever it is that you are. Never forget . . . I AM. JESUS

TO: You FROM: I AM

  What you are going through right now seems like a never ending supply of “wrong place-wrong time”. Your answer . . . it’s running late. When you are tempted to look down the road and wonder why you don’t see me yet – consider Lazarus. I didn’t want to show up with chicken soup […]

Taking the Lid off Your God

In Amish country right now somewhere far from the confinements of busy streets and hurried shoppers . . . ten thousand fireflies light up a distant purple sky. Suddenly, dusk is transformed by small samplings of light that flicker and shine with some kind of energy we can’t even begin to define except for holy. […]

The Man Who Climbed the Tree

    Do you see that man up there on that cross? He was kind but they didn’t know it. He wasn’t only kind – he was some-kind-of-wonderful. He was mercy but they couldn’t receive it. That’s why His mercy received them long before they would ever accept Him. He was love in the purest form . . . but they didn’t recognize […]

The Who Inspires You Series: A Letter From Heaven

Have you ever known someone who shone so bright they just burst across the sky? They lit up the world with awe and wonder in one gentle swoop. They made you stop, take notice and think . . . “WOW. Did you see that?!” you ask. “It was SPECTACULAR.” That was the perfect definition of Chrissie, […]

Inspiration Through a Mother’s Eyes: Who Inspires You?

Benji . . . Our youngest son. Our tiny somebody. A brilliant reminder of God’s grace. Before Benji came into the world they thought he’d be too small. I can still remember being rushed to the hospital after an ultrasound revealed that our nearly full term baby was barely 4 pounds, hardly moving. Prayers went […]