Why I’m Choosing not to Teach my Children “Tolerance”

The collective voice of our cultural paradigm can be heard from sea to shining sea. We are reminded that hate is never the answer, that bullying is prevalent and tragic and that our differences should be celebrated rather than used for purposes of division or judgement. The most well-known passage of scripture at one time … Continue reading Why I’m Choosing not to Teach my Children “Tolerance”

What to do while you wait

The thing about being in the Potter's hands (Jeremiah 18, Isaiah 45) is that we don't always know what he's forming us into. Sometimes it might even seem like we're sitting on a shelf and waiting until He's ready to do something with us. Isaiah 45 taught us not to argue with the Potter about … Continue reading What to do while you wait

Isaiah 60:1

 We are awake before the dawn.The sun follows in step, divine hands pulling the earth to its place among the stars. Arise, shine, for your light has come!A smile greets me.Divine love evidenced in baby breath in the still of the morning. Outside my window, the water is glass.Calm serenity proven in the peace I see...I feel. Arise, … Continue reading Isaiah 60:1

Book Blessings

A good book is both a blessing and a curse. I love a good book! There's something enchanting about getting lost in the pages, absorbing the verbiage. I'm completely elated by the inspiration and revelation I gain and gather up like a proud mama rounding her little ones up. I'm in love with well spoken … Continue reading Book Blessings

Bible Study

Steady rhythms that pulse from page to soul like life that courses through the veins. Deep within I feel it rise. It shakes me to know I am one of them...one of the wandering ones who could so easily forget and lose my focus. Gehazi, who would become leprous for two pieces of silver (2 … Continue reading Bible Study

Refresher

Your word, oh Lord, awakens my soul Like water washing over the tired and dusty crags that shape the landscape of my heart I searched within and found myself wandering, lost somehow in the maze of my mind Like a light your thoughts toward me jumped from page, to guide, shining the path toward safety … Continue reading Refresher