I have a hard time believing that if you have ever sat in the presence of the living God of the Bible that you would ever desire to leave Him. I don’t think anyone would ever want to leave. Did you really know Him? Do you really know Him? I don’t feel I am different than any other. If I am so captivated by Him…why wouldn’t everyone be? I think because He is not known by them. They don’t know Him. Continue reading
For years I cried silent tears. They didn’t always stream down my cheeks, sometimes they were trapped inside. I faded into the background. Lost my voice. Lost most of my freedom. Listened to lies. Silently serving and loving my God. But my color was fading away. A little painful to write out. Such is life. Sometimes we have joy deep inside but it takes something to find it. And we get jostled around…out stumbles joy. Now, it is free. Now it is known and remembered. It’s real. Continue reading
One man was there who had been an invalid for thirty-eight years. When Jesus saw him lying there and knew that he had already been there a long time, He said to him, “Do you want to be healed?” Jesus said to him, “Get up, take up your bed, and walk.” And at once the man was healed, and he took up his bed and walked. Now that day was the Sabbath. Now the man who had been healed did not know who it was, for Jesus had withdrawn, as there was a crowd in the place. Afterward Jesus found him in the temple and said to him, “See, you are well! Sin no more, that nothing worse may happen to you.” John 5:5-6, 8-9, 13-14
Can you imagine? Being an invalid for 38 years and then being healed by a man who you didn’t know, who then disappeared into the crowd. And then a little later your healer comes and finds you. He actually returns to find you and Continue reading
There are times in life where we feel very little inspiration. Inspiration to move forward, inspiration to love, even inspiration to keep living. Those are difficult times, to put it quite mildly. What do we do? Where do we turn? Ask ten people and you may get ten different responses.