Who Can be Trusted?

Psalm 139 Nothing in my life is a surprise to God.  He knew who my parents would be, and He knew where I would be born.  Long before I breathed my first breath, He knew the color of my eyes and what my favorite food would be.  He knew me before I was born, and…

Is it Time to Take Flight?

Walking on a pier that meanders along the edge of a bay is a great way to begin a day.  On this day, the still water reflected the rising sun, and the air had yet to take on the heat of the early summer day. As I walked, I noticed a sea gull walking on…

Peace

John 14:27 – Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. John 16:33 – These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have…

How to Survive in Despair

Read Mark 5: 21 – 43 Everyone told Jairus it was no use.  “Don’t bother talking to Jesus.  You daughter is dead.”  But Jesus’ only words were “Don’t be afraid; only believe” (Mark 5:36). These are the same words God speaks to us when we stand in the middle of unspeakable horror, numbing sorrow, and…

The Faithful Potter

1 Peter 4:19 Wherefore let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as unto a faithful Creator. When your heart is broken, God is still faithful. He sees the brokenness and offers grace. The potter works with the clay, pressing and molding…

Enough

As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied when I awake, with thy likeness.  Psalm 17:15 Resting in this moment, I am at peace. I will not despair over what is past Nor fret over what is to come. I am simply reminded that God is enough.