Psalm 40, The Dark Pit

I waited patiently for the Lord to help me,     and he turned to me and heard my cry. 2 He lifted me out of the pit of despair,     out of the mud and the mire. He set my feet on solid ground     and steadied me as I walked along. 3 He has given me a new songContinue reading “Psalm 40, The Dark Pit”

Our Post-Pit Life, [Choosing Well]

“Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits,  3who forgives all your iniquity,    who heals all your diseases,   4who redeems your life from the pit.” Psalm 103:2-4, ESV You can’t help but respond to His deliverance of your soul.  Stop and think. You have been lifted to a place of safety. Continue reading “Our Post-Pit Life, [Choosing Well]”

Having a Resurrected Heart, [Brand New]

“You have been raised to life with Christ. Now set your heart on what is in heaven, where Christ rules at God’s right side.” Colossians 3:1, CEV Paul’s explanation is given that is meant to clarify things for us.  Perhaps it is too simple, too straight-forward.  We seem to prefer the complex; ideally a 12Continue reading “Having a Resurrected Heart, [Brand New]”

An Inconvenient Madness, [A Broken Believer]

Very simply, bipolar disorder is characterized by mood swings that are defined by major shifts between incredible mania and clinical depression. It’s usually intense and quite disabling. Depression: There are days when I wake up and I don’t like what I see in the mirror. At times a deep and profound sadness seems to gripContinue reading “An Inconvenient Madness, [A Broken Believer]”