Secret Place

I had my own private spot in the woods where two trees had fallen together creating a little seat just right for me. I would sit there for what seemed like hours singing and praying. It was there that all seemed right with the world. It was there, in my secret place, that I found … Continue reading Secret Place

Don’t Settle for Seasoning

There once was a man named Naboth. You'll find him in I Kings 21. He had a vineyard. The only problem with this vineyard was that it was just a little too close to the residence of a certain king named Ahab. Ahab decided he wanted an herb garden and offered to buy Naboth's vineyard. … Continue reading Don’t Settle for Seasoning


Autopilot - when I go through the motions Head down, resolved, ready to do whatever it takes to make it happen And then I sometimes break as resistance pushes me to realize I'm not built to maintain; I'm built for greatness. Not greatness I've built with the persistent efforts of my hands, but greatness that comes … Continue reading Autopilot

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

Lazy Soldier

My quiet time is evolving. Where I once sat cozy on the couch with coffee on the table beside me and a mountain of books, three different translations of the Bible, a devotional, whatever Christian living book I happened to be in the middle of etc., now I sit with baby on one arm and … Continue reading Lazy Soldier