"to be patient in bearing the offences and injuries of others; to be mild and slow in avenging; to be long-suffering, slow to anger, slow to punish." (Strongs) I wanna know what love is I want you to show me* Lyrics to a song from my younger years. Lyrics that describe my younger years and … Continue reading every cut is the deepest
"Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. The tempter came to him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.”" (Matthew 4:1-3) This taking to the wilderness fascinates me. Maybe … Continue reading in search of a wilderness
"David was the father of Solomon, whose mother had been Uriah’s wife" Matthew 1:6 I didn't see it at first, even though that one sentence seemed to stand alone on the page. I read it, and went on with my day, but my mind kept repeating the words. "...whose mother had been Uriah’s wife." Why did … Continue reading bathsheba and the whole story
In my quest to go deeper, to know the heart of God more, it was inevitable that I would find my way here. Because after almost 24 years of relationship, I still find the Holy Spirit to be a mystery. I've been taught much, heard much, and have even sensed His presence many times, and … Continue reading Holy Spirit, who are You?
I didn't measure up again today. Yesterday I fell really, really short. In fact, the measuring tape hasn't delivered good news for me in quite a long time, and today I just woke up feelin' it, very aware of the heaviness of it. I think God knew. He's been whispering "grace" to me for weeks, … Continue reading measuring grace