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, our […]

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. […]

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 mountains […]

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 Lamott […]