Jesus enables us, his nearest and dearest, by giving us the freedom to say a holy YES to abundant life in God.
He notices you
In all the crowd, noise, jostling, and distraction, Jesus noticed the woman who barely touched him. He notices you, too.
The only valentine He needs
You don’t have to make your heart fancy and perfect before you give it to God. He loved you first anyway!
Once upon a time, there was a little girl who was pretty and clever and heartless….
If I brushed my daughter’s hair every day, it wouldn’t hurt so much to brush; if I spent time with God every day, it wouldn’t hurt so much to live.
It’s tough to feel anything but dried up these days. Poetry helps. So does reading the Word. (One more than the other.)
If you’re still here, he’s not done
Hey, all you Type As, Enneagram 1s and 3s, control freaks, and perfectionists (like me). I’m about to say some swear words. There is no “done” in this life. No matter what you accomplish with your hands or in your heart, the best you can do this side of Heaven is progress. Y’all okay? I …
State of Wonder: 21 in ’21
I don’t usually make New Year’s resolutions, but when I do, it’s about progress, not perfection.
Rise and shine and give God the glory, glory!
Did your parents sing-shout this at you when you were a kid? Turns out, it’s pretty good advice.
Etch a Sketch New Year
2020 took a lot from you. That’s true. It also gave.
Toyota Matrix for the Lord
What kind of vehicle are you when it comes to God’s will?
The tyranny of time made beautiful
Even as I kid, I desperately felt like I’m running out of time, never able to do or be enough. But God can use even that curse to make something beautiful.