God Still Hears the Sinner’s Prayer

The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth. ~ Psalm 145:18 Sometimes we forget that God still hears the sinner’s prayer. Cloaked in self-righteousness and a judgmental mind, we forget to remember Mark 2:17. Where Jesus said “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are […]

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Noblest Dreams are Born in the Struggle

O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him. ~ Psalm 34:8 “It is in the quiet crucible of your personal, private sufferings, that your noblest dreams are born, and God’s greatest gifts are given in compensation for what you’ve been through” is a quote from Wintley Phipps. Profound words of wisdom at the beginning of the […]

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Kindness is Contagious

With lovingkindness have I drawn thee. ~ Jeremiah 31:3 Kindness is a fruit of the Holy Spirit. It’s expressed when you genuinely act friendly, generous, or considerate. It involves compassion, tender concern, and uprightness in both thoughtfulness of heart and thoughtfulness of action. What’s interesting about kindness is that it always involves an action. For God’s kindness gave us salvation […]

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My Daily Bread

Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me: ~ Proverbs 30:8 “Give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me my daily bread” a powerful and simple way to interact with the world. Yet, some practices embraced by many Christians, seem to seek bread by the weeks, months, […]

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The Ephemeral Nature of Life

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: ~ Ecclesiastes 3:1 When a loved one dies, rarely do we feel the time has been long enough. Compounded by circumstances, each bereavement has its own set of griefs. The sorrow of an unexpected death… the sadness from a gradual loss due to illness… can be […]

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