The other day I received some disappointing news. No, it wasn’t tragic, or life-altering, or even serious; but it was disappointing to me. It looked like I wasn’t going to get my way. My mood quickly became downcast. Poor me. I went to the Word of God looking for comfort. I went as a… Continue reading At All Times. Period.
Stars with glittering beauty bright Are splayed across the sky; The comets gleam in stellar flight– But, O Lord, what am I? The angels in their garments shine, And see the Holy One; Yet all the things of earth are mine To hold in dominion. I am no seraph, good and pure; I am no… Continue reading What Am I?
That’s the answer. God is Love– true love. And it is the nature of Love to be compassionate, gracious, longsuffering, merciful and true.
“For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.” ~Psalm 84:11 Have you stopped recently to just think about God? Have you paused to meditate on His absolute goodness? I have, and I wish I did so more… Continue reading Overwhelmed by His Goodness
My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever. ~Psalm 73:26 The LORD is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot. ~Psalm 16:5 Thou art my portion, O LORD: I have said that I would keep thy words. ~Psalm119:57 The LORD is my portion, saith my soul;… Continue reading Am I Enough?
“Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.” –Psalm 46:10 (KJV) Too much. It is just. Too. Much. I have a mission trip coming up, for which I have music to prepare– tons of it. Every single piece is a piano… Continue reading Just Be Still!
“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Think about this for a moment: every day is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. It is a day that will never return, a day that you will never get back; once it is over, it is gone. On the… Continue reading The Best Day in the Year
Psalm 63:8a~ “My soul followeth hard after thee.” I have so much fun watching my “baby” sister play outside in my backyard. She’s so small and full of energy. Fearless. Joyful. She spins in dizzying circles, her giggles floating on the breeze into my open windows. Then she sees it: a butterfly. She grows still,… Continue reading She’s Chasing Butterflies
Psalm 24:1~ The earth is the Lord’s , and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein. My three-year-old sister climbed up behind me on the sofa, hairbrush in hand. She pulled my hair out of its ponytail holder and started brushing– slowly. Meticulously. After a moment, she gathered a lock of it… Continue reading Whose Hair This Is I Think I Know…