Thinking of our lives as a canvas, His masterpiece is found directly in His Will. Our masterpiece is found in the center of His Will.
In the end, we will have the reality for which we petitioned. Lord Jesus, have mercy on us for the choices we make!
All of life is about our priorities and choice. It's living in my essentials is to find my God even as I walk in a world lost in nonessentials.
Once we set aside a day for rest, now that same rest has overtaken us. We're called to live in the continual day of rest, a sabbath for all.
We need many days where we stop life and consider our blessing. But there is something better than a holiday, even as wonderful as Thanksgiving is.
Whether governmental, religious, familial, pop-cultural, or academic, most of us look to others to be our standard. We often lift them up as heroes, hoping they'll be the standard.
A precious brother started questioning his process because his mentor fell. But our journey isn’t invalidated by the fall of our leaders.
Love is an outward display and a vulnerable expression, shame on the other hand, drives us inward. Shame makes us turtle and hide.
Shame tempts us to hide and make a covering rather than remaining in the Love that covers. Shame becomes like a wall against God.
In this time and season of the increase of darkness it is going to become more and more difficult to actually stay in love—love for God, love for self, and love of others.
It is impossible to live this life without listening and inquiry. It is in the asking that relationship with God is found.
Shame is us running away from LOVE. While Love covers a multitude of sins, shame uncovers us and leaves us naked.