The Strap of His Sandal

John answered them, “I baptize with water, but among you stands One you do not know, even He who comes after me, the strap of whose sandal I am not worthy to untie.”  John 1:26-27

“The strap of whose sandal I am not worthy to untie.” What a statement to make! On one hand, of course we know how strong, powerful, and holy Jesus is…so that just makes sense. But really think about that statement. Wow! Keeping that reality in our mind should/would/will change us. That not only silences our “rights” and arguments before Him. It also reminds us of His Continue reading


Until My Journey Ends….

I recently watched a video of  Jesús Adrián Romero and he was talking about how God never leaves us. He is always there. Especially in those seasons that are the hardest; when we are suffering the most. The reason we don’t always see that, is that we tend to look at all around us, at the circumstances, instead of up at our Lord. If we do look up, we see that not only is He there; He is closer than ever.

I think that is very true. I don’t know about you, but my first instinct is to look up. God is our Father. My father on earth was a good dad. If I had a problem, he was the first one I would think of calling. And he never turned me down. I remember once when I was a teen and had to be at church early. It was winter and the roads were slippery. I drove too fast and my car slid into Continue reading


The Good Shepherd

When I was young I loved animals. I wanted several. I wanted a puppy but we already had a family dog, my dad said. 🙁  Then I started wanting a baby lamb. I would carry it around in my arms. Play with it all day long. It would be perfect; just what I’d always wanted. My dad said, (and I quote) “Katie, you do not want a lamb.” Actually, I did. But he grew up on a farm and had some experience with sheep. He knew having a lamb wouldn’t be exactly as I Continue reading


Come, Lord Jesus

Are you ever in a place where you say, “Lord, don’t come back today because I’m not ready”? Not ready because you aren’t as close to God as you feel you should be? Or as you want to be? Or you aren’t wanting to change things in your life and don’t want to be “caught” there; you plan to change it sometime but you just aren’t ready yet? Continue reading