Burrowing in Busyness

  God has been trying to bring me into quiet time with Him lately, but I’ve been very resistant. It isn’t that I don’t want to spend quiet time with Him. I am undeniably, madly, in love with Christ.  But, well, I have been fighting one of the most intense spiritual battles of my life. And the truth is, there is nowhere to hide in the quiet. So I stay busy. Even when I don’t have to. It’s beginning to {Read More}

The Joyful Reward of Obscurity

“That’s why my cup is running over. This is the assigned moment for him to move into the center, while I slip off to the sidelines. – John 3:29-30 (MSG) Obscurity: The state of being pushed in the shadows, sidelined, no longer known or unknown. Clearly, this is not a celebrated quality in our notoriety-driven society. From very young ages we are taught the value of wealth and fame. Either directly or indirectly, we acquire values through music, entertainment, literature, {Read More}

The Waiting Season

Waiting on intervention or provision from God can at times seem like fishing in the sole, small pond of a vast unending desert – heartbreakingly desperate, unbelievably necessary, and highly unlikely to succeed. Yet, the ‘story of my life’ is proving to be a series of demonstrations that irrefutably establish His faithfulness, and is therefore not at all the story of my life – but His story through and in my life. Immediately after my husband and I were married, {Read More}

WotW: “Greater” works

“Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do, because I am going to the Father. John 14:12 (ESV) I don’t know about you, but I have always found John 14:12 to be very intimidating. I mean, really? Greater works than Jesus? For me, the idea the idea that I might be held accountable to accomplish greater works than Jesus was so unattainable, {Read More}

WotW: “Greater” is He

“Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.” 1 John 4:4 (KJV) Living lives submitted to the will of God can prove challenging. As we press close to our Savior, endeavoring to know Him intimately, our walk should begin to reflect a heart and mind yielded to Christ. During mountaintop seasons, where we have emerged victorious from a particular trial or circumstance, trusting {Read More}