I Love Your House! Psalm 84:1-4

1-2 What a beautiful home, God-of-the-Angel-Armies!    I’ve always longed to live in a place like this,Always dreamed of a room in your house,    where I could sing for joy to God-alive! 3-4 Birds find nooks and crannies in your house,    sparrows and swallows make nests there.They lay their eggs and raise their young,    singing their songs in the place where we worship.God-of-the-Angel-Armies!Continue reading “I Love Your House! Psalm 84:1-4”

To Be Despised by All, but God

I’m working my way through Ezekiel in the Old Testament, and before that I was reading Jeremiah. These are challenging books to read and to apply to our daily lives. Here and there is a nugget with direct – and easy – application, but I think these books are there for a much bigger purpose.Continue reading “To Be Despised by All, but God”

When Others are More Gifted Than You

“There are different kinds of spiritual gifts, but the same Spirit is the source of them all.” 1 Corinthians 12:4, NLT “God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another.” 1 Peter 4:10 Several years ago, the Holy Spirit upended my understandingContinue reading “When Others are More Gifted Than You”

A Taste of a Poem

  Darkness to Light – A Poem I have been challenged us to stop hiding behind the masquerade of a perfect life, and share our struggles so that others might benefit from our journey with God. Then yesterday morning, during my prayer time, a poem came to me that shows my own struggles with depression.Continue reading “A Taste of a Poem”