The peace of God
Who Are You

Peace beyond peace

There’s a peace that goes beyond peace. One more universal than doves and olive branches.One more profound than pre-dawn silence.One more complete than your boxed set of Friends. It’s the peace that existed in Eden,that gave Abraham his strength,that steadied Jesus in Gethsemane. Not the peace of this world, the Roman “pax.”A peace so other …

Continue Reading
SIt undistracted at Jesus' feet

Don’t Martha it up

I can’t be the only one whose brain is too full. There’s just so much to think about right now. (You know—a list will just make us both anxious.) Weirdly, I feel like I have less bandwidth, time, and energy than I did before COVID despite being home more and having fewer responsibilities. My mind is …

Continue Reading
Where sin abounds, grace abounds more
Christian Life

Wounds for grace

Ever wonder why whacking your head bleeds so much worse than, say, a papercut? (Although I’d argue the papercut hurts more. What IS that?) That’s because there are way more blood vessels in your head than your hand. Blood is a cleansing and protecting agent, and when you damage a vital spot, it bleeds more …

Continue Reading
God's love is...

Your forever valentine

Don’t you just love love? Whether it’s romance or friendship, there’s something about truly being known by and knowing another person that really does it for us.⁣ What’s interesting (read: amazing, beautiful, shocking-in-a-good-way) is that if we raise our eyes just a bit above our everyday experience, we can see the source of love itself.⁣ …

Continue Reading