She reached out as far as she could. It was a considerable effort given that she was weak from the loss of blood. But she had to do it. He did not openly invite her but she knew that he was willing and able to heal. "Just a little more," she thought to herself. That … Continue reading Own This, It’s Yours
Daniel 3:25 Look!" Nebuchadnezzar shouted. "I see four men, unbound, walking around in the fire unharmed! And the fourth looks like a god!" We are drawn to the high points in a story. We celebrate the part that announces and secures victory. We like to see evils defeated and good prevailing. In fact, … Continue reading In The Fire
Do I have to wear makeup for you to see the beauty that God painted when He made me? Do I have to change my figure and alter my form for you to embrace the sculpted splendor of this mold? With words you tear, pull and stretch but my Father’s image is better than anyone’s … Continue reading I See
The truth is it doesn’t matter what they say. It doesn’t even matter what they don’t say. Your identity is not established by the words or thoughts of others. That needed reminder, echoed in my mind after being thronged by random opinions. Here we are just trying to live, enjoy moving into the next phase of our journey … Continue reading Really, What Matters?
This is a story told in reverse. You see, the end is actually my beginning. That will always be true because I am more than the sum of parts. Make that your confession today!
They chose Barabbas. The injustice is hard to understand. With an option between what is honorable and what is not who would choose the latter? The unfortunate truth is that most would, even those in the church. A heart-wrenching example is described in Matthew 27: 15Now it was the governor’s custom each year during the … Continue reading They Chose Barabbas
She had done it. There was no denying it. The crowd screamed and roared, threatening her with violence because of it. They brought it and her to be judged. Fury and disgust burned in their eyes. Their hands were ready with stones. They motioned the judge to take action. She breathed sparingly, expecting the end … Continue reading The Sound of Freedom