January 19, 2021
It feels awkward when a person is sharing deeply with you something BIG in his or her life and you don't know what to say. Remember to be a mirror.
January 18, 2021
There's something about climbing a tree that separates you from all that's going on in the world below. You feel like an observer, safe and distant. But Jesus calls us to come down and walk with him to the future he has for us. Don't worry, it's good!
January 17, 2021
There are times in life when God is on the move in our lives and GOOD is happening. But while healing is happening, it doesn't always feel good. Don't give up! Life, love and light is being formed in you in Christ!
January 16, 2021
We tend to compare, compete and complain when we see our lives are different than others. The Lord wants us to ride our own ride!
January 15, 2021
You don't have to attend every argument you're invited to. And that goes for arguments about God as well. What you can do is lovingly, consistently, tell your story. There's power in the sharing.
January 14, 2021
A year in which debts are forgiven, justice makes things right, and hope is restored. Does it sound too good to be true? Well, in Christ, you and I can begin participating in the year of Jubilee right now!
January 13, 2021
We are ALL gardeners, like it or not. The qualities or fruit of our lives is determined by what we plant, cultivate and water there. So, what's in YOUR garden?
January 12, 2021
One of the lies of the devil is you have to be a great orator or a flowery speaker for your words to have impact. But deep down we all know that's not true. We all cherish some small but mighty words, spoken to us, that gave us life! We can do the same for others.
January 11, 2021
There are reminders of the staying power of love all around us if we only have eyes to see. One new visual reminder for me comes in a coffee mug.
January 10, 2021
We may feel thankful but no one knows it because we keep it to ourselves. But THANKS IS SOMETHING YOU GIVE, not just feel inside. AND it's best to give it--on the spot, in the moment--not wait until later when it might not be given at all.