Burning Up

A match struck.  A candle lit.Spirit, fan the flame.  Spirit, fan into flame the graces, the gifts placed within me.  Teach me how to hold a pen with an open hand.  A hand willing to let go and give back to You.  At the same time, a hand that is open, palm up, ready...

The Truck

We moved to Alabama, and I bought a truck. Yea, I know…it’s kinda like saying you jumped from a ledge and surrendered to gravity. Is there really any other option? I love this truck. It’s big. Way too big, actually. My sideview mirrors are the size of most...

Beloved

God, You graciously call me “Beloved.”  Strip me of the notions of my wanna-be self, and my wish-I-wasn’t self.  The false self has to go, and I’ve finally identified what my false self is: it is anything I identify myself by other...

Dress Like a Man

Job 38:3 – “Dress for action like a man…”When God speaks, He expects a response. He calls me to take action.  But how do I dress for action?  I know how to dress for church, or how to dress for a workout.  I know how to dress for a dinner date...

That was then…

That was then, this is now.Living in the “now” may sound like a no-brainer, until I consider the excessive amount of time spent dwelling on the past or day-dreaming about imagined tomorrow’s.  To be fully present in the “now” is accepting God’s gift of the present...