Tag Archives: prayer

One Nation, Under God

There was a knock at the door this morning. The young man was about to leave as I answered. He was a student from our local university, working on behalf of the IL republican candidate for governor. Bradley introduced himself … Continue reading

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Forward

I took a little extra time getting up this morning after the 5:15 alarm. An extra cup of coffee. Extra time in God’s word, extra time talking with The Lord. In February we moved away. But in a very real … Continue reading

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Exchanging The Lie

I finished this mornings reading in Ecclesiastes and was a little bummed out. Here was Solomon … a king who was blessed by God, powerful, wise and wealthy beyond all imagination … and he concludes that everything is meaningless. A … Continue reading

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Discerning His Heart

Have you read these words and been flooded with fear and trepidation? I think even a casual believer in God pauses at the following verses. Every time I encounter them, discomfort definitely rises. I’m quick to want to skip over … Continue reading

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In His Footsteps

This morning I remembered a conversation with a coworker that took place not long before surrendering my life to Christ. It was in CA, late 2009. Through a series of life events and the work of the Holy Spirit, I … Continue reading

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Hope 

January 2, already. It almost feels like I missed that window of opportunity to reflect on the past year, with it’s joys and sorrows.  But reflection is easy today, as I’m forced to sit and rest amidst the chaos of … Continue reading

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Legacy

Galatians 5:22-23 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. This scripture came to mind when we received word that Michelle’s PawPaw had passed … Continue reading

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