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…

it was just two cents but it moved His heart

"Jesus sat down opposite the place where the offerings were put and watched the crowd putting their money into the temple treasury. Many rich people threw in large amounts. But a poor widow came and put in two very small copper coins, worth only a few cents.  Calling his disciples to him, Jesus said, “Truly I tell you, this … Continue reading it was just two cents but it moved His heart

remembering africa – sudan – taking back the land

I am prone to forgetting. For this reason, I am going to memorialize the two missions trips I have taken so far. One to Africa and the other to India. I want to put my memories in writing for my grandchildren and their children, but also for me. Because remembering is sweet. (**IGNORE THE DATES … Continue reading remembering africa – sudan – taking back the land

music is not worship

Where's your boombox, Abraham? "He said to his servants, “Stay here with the donkey while I and the boy go over there. We will worship and then we will come back to you.” (Genesis 22:5)  This is Abraham talking. He was about to go "over there" to sacrifice his promised, beloved son Isaac, in obedience … Continue reading music is not worship

2:00 a.m. and my heart is full

My little office/prayer room. Couch, cozy blanket. Candles burning, filling the room with the smell of cinnamon. Bibles, books  and journals spilled out onto the couch. (All Sons and Daughters are singing Called Me Higher. Makes me close my eyes and sway to the sound.) My bible is next to me, a worn but comfortable friend. … Continue reading 2:00 a.m. and my heart is full