devotional: still. always.

Luke. Chapter 15. Today, it brought an unexpected surprise to my time with Jesus. there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents (Luke 15:7) in the same way, there is joy in the presence of God’s angels over one sinner who repents. (Luke 15:10) But we had to celebrate and rejoice, … Continue reading devotional: still. always.

we’ve got better things to talk about

The shift has been subtle. My view slowly changing, steps receding, pupils dilating to take in more light, see bigger. I think God is doing something, but it's like having a mouth full of meat. I keep chewing and chewing , trying to taste and talk at the same time. So for the next few moments, … Continue reading we’ve got better things to talk about

do you love me or are you just checking out my fruit?

To God’s church at Corinth, to those who are sanctified in Christ Jesus and called as saints, with all those in every place who call on the name of Jesus Christ our Lord—both their Lord and ours. - 1 Corinthians 1:2 The salutation alone should convict us. But let's go on. In the next 5 verses … Continue reading do you love me or are you just checking out my fruit?

when will i just stop surrendering?

Quick. What do you think when I say the word surrender? I think song lyrics. I think on my knees before God. I think giving up. A word I say, and think I'm doing, but really, I'm not. First, let me say this. I've looked. I cannot find one scripture reference to humans surrendering to God, … Continue reading when will i just stop surrendering?

hey you there, in the presence of God…

It started a couple of years ago, actually. This feeling that would creep up whenever the talk turned to more of God. More of His presence. Something about that didn't sound right to my spirit, but I didn't know why. Not too long ago, a well-known preacher (one of my favorites, in fact), spoke about … Continue reading hey you there, in the presence of God…

i’m begging us to stop it

  Beloved, can we stop aligning ourselves with something just because it sounds good? Because when we post these self-empowering statements for all the world to read, here is what we are really saying... People are the basis of my worth, my peace, my joy, my self-respect. People will determine how I see myself and how I … Continue reading i’m begging us to stop it