Which Map?

“My thoughts are nothing like your thoughts,” says the LORD. “And my ways are far beyond anything you could imagine.” Isaiah 55:8 Sometimes it is better not to reinvent the wheel.  It’s not always easy to trust God. When I see where...

A Glimpse

This I declare about the Lord: He alone is my refuge, my place of safety; he is my God, and I trust him. Psalm 91:2 (NLT) A friend plopped down beside me at choir rehearsal and asked, “What do you do when you don’t know what to do?” Then she stopped...

Simplify

But I am trusting you, O Lord,     saying, “You are my God!” My future is in your hands. Psalm 31:14-15 (NLT) The last two months have been at times challenging, exhausting, enlightening, discouraging, and now transforming. Moving is never easy but this particular...

Muddy Path

Life’s body blows hit when we least expect it. The reasons don’t even matter yet the sting is searing, our breath is labored, and we wonder if we can go on. Where is God in all of this? Why now and why me? Why my family? I found this poem in Streams in the...

Twelve years

“A woman had been sick for twelve years…He said to her, “Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be free from your sickness.” Mark 5:25-34 (NLV) Our church has been reading through the Bible with the YouVersion app this year. If you have...