"Be still and know". We see that phrase everywhere; coffee cups, t-shirts, journals and more. We always interpret it to be quiet and know that God is in control. The problem comes when we know he is in control, but fail to put faith in his ability. Psalm 37:7 commands us to be still, wait… Continue reading How is Being Still a Reflection of Faith?
I’m writing and doing some research about joy. There are multitudes of references about joy in scripture, but the ones that bring me the greatest joy are those which speak of the Lord being my Shepherd. Shepherd is a term that encompasses a vast list of responsibilities and role my Savior provides to my life.… Continue reading Jesus, The Good Shepherd
I'd like to say that there are times in life when we face trials that wear us out. But I think the reality is, they aren't merely times. There are seasons of life that are filled with tests. Times conjure an image of being short-lived. Yet in my experience, the periods of time where I… Continue reading How on earth is this supposed to be joy?
Such amazing grace! Our mighty Lord sat on a throne in harmony with The Father and the Holy Spirit. He was high and lifted up! The train of His holy robe so grand that it filled the temple. His glory illuminated the heavens. ?Then one day, in absolute humility and obedience our holy Lord stepped… Continue reading High and Lifted Up
The English language is incredibly complicated and confusing. As one who loves the language and studied it extensively, I never considered how perplexing it could be until I began teaching the language to those who do not speak English as their first language. We mix up word meanings, say things we don't really mean, and… Continue reading Yadah, Yadah, Yadah – Day 10