Joy in This Madness, [Troubles]

“We are pressed on every side by troubles, but we are not crushed. We are perplexed, but not driven to despair. 9 We are hunted down, but never abandoned by God. We get knocked down, but we are not destroyed.”  2 Corinthians 4:8-9, NLT The issues we face can be hard and formidable. Our relationships, ourContinue reading “Joy in This Madness, [Troubles]”

Roadside Assistance, [Word]

A song for pilgrims ascending to Jerusalem. 1 I look up to the mountains—     does my help come from there? 2 My help comes from the Lord,     who made heaven and earth! 3 He will not let you stumble;     the one who watches over you will not slumber. 4 Indeed, he who watches over Israel     never slumbers or sleeps.Continue reading “Roadside Assistance, [Word]”

A Jubilate Discipleship: Psalm 95

A Psalms Study “Come, let’s sing for joy to the Lord.     Let’s shout praises to the Rock who saves us. 2 Let’s come to him with thanksgiving.     Let’s sing songs to him, 3 because the Lord is the great God,     the great King over all gods. 4 The deepest places on earth are his,     and the highest mountainsContinue reading “A Jubilate Discipleship: Psalm 95”

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”