Let Us Find Time

“Prepare the way for the Lord.” —Isaiah 40: 3, Mark 1:3 Advent season is upon us! Anticipation, excitement, and expectations…

Take a Hike

“Until the day breaks, and the shadows flee away, I will go my way to the mountain of myrrh and…

Can Jealousy Be Good?

For the Lord your God is a consuming fire, a jealous God.”—Deuteronomy 4:24 The love of God is a jealous…

What Does It Mean to Be Sealed?

“In Him you also trusted… in whom also, having believed, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit.” —Ephesians 1:13 What does it…

How Is Your Garden?

“You are my private garden, my treasure, my bride.” —Song of Solomon 4:12 King Solomon compared his beloved to a garden,…

The Source of Passion

“That you, being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend… the width and length and depth and…

Encouraging Words

Whatever is going on in your life—good, difficult, challenging, promising—whatever you are facing, I want to encourage you during this…

The Incense of Thanks

"O Lord, I call to you; come quickly to me. Hear my voice when I call to you. May my…

What Is Real?

Several years ago when I underwent laser surgery on my eyes, the doctor deliberately fixed my eyes to different strengths—one…

A Window for the Soul

"Keep sound wisdom and discretion...they will be life to your soul."—Proverbs 21:3 A teenage girl confronted her mother with some…