Comparing Our Differences

“Do not insult the deaf or cause the blind to stumble. You must fear your God; I am the Lord.” Leviticus 19:14, NLT “I served as eyes for the blind and feet for the lame.” Job 29:15, NLT Our disabilities can give us a rough time of it. Being mentally ill– whether with depression, schizophrenia, bipolar, autismContinue reading “Comparing Our Differences”

Making a Trade

“How poor was Jacob’s motion, and how strange  His offer! How unequal was th’ exchange! A mess of porridge for an inheritance? Why could not hungry Esau strive t’ enhance His price a little? So much underfoot? Well might he give him bread and drink to boot: An easy price! The case is even ourContinue reading “Making a Trade”

Thinking Out Things

There is a full treatment that the Father intends to work in us. And He will work in us, and we can’t prevent its work.  We don’t really want Him to make us a saint.  But He carries out a different plan.  We shouldn’t be entirely surprised to have Him inside of us, working and building. Continue reading “Thinking Out Things”

Just One Step Ahead

“Life here feels like you were just left off here one day, with no instruction manual, and no idea of what you were supposed to do; how to fit in; how to find a day’s relief from the anxiety, how to keep your beloved alive; how to stay one step ahead of abyss.” Anne LamottContinue reading “Just One Step Ahead”