Waiting is a part of life. We wait in checkout lines and traffic. We wait for doctor’s appointments and test results. We wait for the right job and relationships. We wait for celebrations, for birthdays and graduations. We wait for vacations and breaks. We wait for the changing of seasons, summer to give way to fall, winter to give way to spring. We wait for something difficult to pass, as the world collectively did over the last two years. We wait to be healed, for deliverance, for answered prayers. We wait.Read more
Footprints in the Sand
Footprints in the sand remind me of life, of the places we walk, of the impact we desire to have during our lives. We walk and create an impression, these footprints in the sand.
And yet the waves come and wash over the prints, and they are gone. What becomes of the work that we do and the lives that we live? Read more
Do you ever pray for something, and then when everything works out, move back into life without pausing to remember the prayer request or how God specifically answered it? I have a phrase that runs through my mind often, “Don’t forget to thank Him.”
This blog started as a way to give praise to God for the great things He has done. I’m reminded today of one of God’s provisions, a “stone of remembrance” (Joshua 4) that I had not yet collected here, where I want to praise and thank Him. Read more
These were the verses of the day on January 1 in my Bible app and at Bible Gateway. They are two of my favorite verses, and I like how they tie together. A new creation. A new thing. God is always doing something new. What will this new year bring?Read more
A new day begins. The sun bursts forth and rises again as on cue. The Lord sends it out like pulling back the curtain on a new day. What will be the unfolding drama of today?Read more