SHINE!

Morning Star, sweet Light of Heaven, Life and Love that shine on me, Let Your Glory be my beacon now and for eternity. As Your brightness splits my darkness, As Your life is born in me, Let my life be pure reflection – Your grace visible in me. Let Your light shine in and through…

What Can I Give?

Mark 14:8  She hath done what she could: she is come aforehand to anoint my body to the burying. What a powerful commendation – she has done what she could. So often I focus on what I can not do, but God only calls me to do what I can. Make no mistake, if you…

Muddy Boots, Muddy Lives

No mother alive has not dealt with the problem of muddy boots.  You clean the floor; they track in dirt.  You sweep again; there is still more dirt.  Clean floors require unrelenting diligence.  Couldn’t they just leave their shoes at the door?  One would think so, but it just doesn’t happen. Muddy boots don’t just…

Faithful is He

Faithful is He Who has called me. Faithful, in Him I stand. Faithful in all He has promised – I’m kept by His mighty hand. Though this old world may be changing, shifting on sands that slide, I will walk on in His presence, for He is my faithful Guide. When sorrows appear overwhelming, and…

Christmas Welcome

A tiny stable, primitive and crude, transformed into a nursery for the King. No less my sin-scarred heart, though fragile and broken, opens to welcome His Majesty. Luke 2:1 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed. 2 (And this taxing was…

A Baby’s Cry

Into the darkness came The Light wrapped in the clothes of a child. Into the hatred love was born held by a virgin, mild. Peace, goodwill from the mighty God proclaimed to a world awry. Grace and mercy, joy and hope all heard in a Baby’s cry. John 1:14 And the Word was made flesh, and…