Give me a heart of compassion to see through eyes of love—to understand that you value each one of us the same. Help me understand that sometimes dire situations drive people to do terrible things. Thank you for channeling my anger, hurt and betrayal into love.
Your banner over me is love! I will raise that […]
Psalm 149:4 (NKJV)
For the Lord takes pleasure in His people;
He will beautify the humble with salvation.
What does humility really mean? This psalm goes on to describe mighty exploits that would be performed by the meek, including executing judgment and taking kings captive. That is not what I envision when I think of meekness or humility.
Trusting the Giver of the Gift
In Finding God in Unexpected Places, Philip Yancey eloquently surmises his perspective on faith: “I have learned that faith means trusting in advance what will only make sense in reverse.” Have you ever wondered how Noah had the fortitude to spend 120 years building a massive, meticulously designed boat in […]
Have you ever experienced something that felt bigger than you? Something that propelled you and moved you into a place you did not create for yourself? Some would call that feeling momentum, especially if the movement is positive. This momentum is even sweeter when you have spent months (years, maybe) pushing against the current, most […]