When Nothing Makes Sense

When Nothing Makes Sense

When writing a book, there is always a point in the process where nothing makes sense. There’s a multitude of seemingly unrelated scenes and amorphous characters. You wonder how it all fits together. Or if it ever will. You forget what you’ve already...

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On Earth as it is in Heaven

On Earth as it is in Heaven

I stand outside one early summer’s morn. Thick night air still lingers, heavy with moisture. I almost expect to hear an ocean crashing in the background. But this is God’s country. A land of fields, frogs, and fireflies. Despite the warmth, there is a...

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Keep Your Summer from Slipping Away

Keep Your Summer from Slipping Away

Saying “no” is something I’m working on this year, but summertime makes it a challenge. There’s something going on every weekend! When did I decide that every second of every day has to be filled with something productive? Or that I have to say...

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Don’t Run. You Can’t Hide.

Don’t Run. You Can’t Hide.

In the still and silent morning, I heard God speak. Here is what He said. “Please do not run. Do not run from Me. There is nowhere you can hide where I will not seek you out. I will find you. I will search for you because you are Mine. “Your heart belongs...

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A peek inside the tomb on resurrection Sunday

A peek inside the tomb on resurrection Sunday

God often speaks to me through my imagination. He uses powerful images and pictures to communicate what words cannot describe. Last Easter Sunday, I had one of these visions. It became a very powerful creative piece that I shared with my readers. I’d like to...

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A New Day is Coming

A New Day is Coming

Today, I want to share words, not my own, but another’s. Words from long ago. Words that burn in my heart as I read them. Words that feel so fitting for our broken, scared, and confused world.

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Why I’m Waiting

Why I’m Waiting

The past few weeks have been marked by a sense of waiting and anticipation. As the Church, we are in the middle of the season of Advent–a word that means arrival. It is the season that celebrates the anticipation of the birth of Jesus. For many of us, this...

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Are You Really Free? Some Thoughts Before the Election.

Are You Really Free? Some Thoughts Before the Election.

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. The land of the free and the home of the brave. Ah, the American Dream. This idea of “freedom” is written into the very fibers of the American Nation. Heck, it’s written into the very fibers of the...

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When Nothing Makes Sense

When Nothing Makes Sense

When writing a book, there is always a point in the process where nothing makes sense. There’s a multitude of seemingly unrelated scenes and amorphous characters. You wonder how it all fits together. Or if it ever will. You forget what you’ve already...

read more
On Earth as it is in Heaven

On Earth as it is in Heaven

I stand outside one early summer’s morn. Thick night air still lingers, heavy with moisture. I almost expect to hear an ocean crashing in the background. But this is God’s country. A land of fields, frogs, and fireflies. Despite the warmth, there is a...

read more
Keep Your Summer from Slipping Away

Keep Your Summer from Slipping Away

Saying “no” is something I’m working on this year, but summertime makes it a challenge. There’s something going on every weekend! When did I decide that every second of every day has to be filled with something productive? Or that I have to say...

read more
Don’t Run. You Can’t Hide.

Don’t Run. You Can’t Hide.

In the still and silent morning, I heard God speak. Here is what He said. “Please do not run. Do not run from Me. There is nowhere you can hide where I will not seek you out. I will find you. I will search for you because you are Mine. “Your heart belongs...

read more
A peek inside the tomb on resurrection Sunday

A peek inside the tomb on resurrection Sunday

God often speaks to me through my imagination. He uses powerful images and pictures to communicate what words cannot describe. Last Easter Sunday, I had one of these visions. It became a very powerful creative piece that I shared with my readers. I’d like to...

read more
A New Day is Coming

A New Day is Coming

Today, I want to share words, not my own, but another’s. Words from long ago. Words that burn in my heart as I read them. Words that feel so fitting for our broken, scared, and confused world.

read more
Why I’m Waiting

Why I’m Waiting

The past few weeks have been marked by a sense of waiting and anticipation. As the Church, we are in the middle of the season of Advent–a word that means arrival. It is the season that celebrates the anticipation of the birth of Jesus. For many of us, this...

read more
Are You Really Free? Some Thoughts Before the Election.

Are You Really Free? Some Thoughts Before the Election.

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. The land of the free and the home of the brave. Ah, the American Dream. This idea of “freedom” is written into the very fibers of the American Nation. Heck, it’s written into the very fibers of the...

read more