Consider // Loved & known

“To be loved but not known is superficial. To be known and not loved is our great fear,but to be known and loved, that transforms you.” // Tim Keller Think about your life right now. As you reread Tim Keller’s quote, where are you in this scenario? Maybe you haven’t thought about your life in…

A prayer

I pause to be still; to breathe slowly;to re-centre my scattered sensesupon the presence of God. From the Lectio 365 App.

so will i

* i wanted to share – this is not my writing, but highly recommend following @writtentospeak on social media hope remains resilient. and so will i. despite the storms that come. despite the questions that call.despite the anxiety that cries.despite the unknown that creeps.i’ll remain resilient. fear speaks a lot of loud lies,but i’m listening…

Reconciliation

For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him, and through him to reconcile everything to himself, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross. Once you were alienated and hostile in your minds as expressed in your evil actions. But now…

Consider // Victory

Do your best, prepare for the worst – then trust God to bring the victory. // Proverbs 21:31 MSG Think about all the time you spend in your life striving, working yourself to the bone, stressing about how the work will get done. It might be time to give yourself a break. Yes, do small…

Forever

Look up to the heavens, and look at the earth beneath; for the heavens will vanish like smoke, the earth will wear out like a garment, and its inhabitants will die like gnats. But my salvation will last forever, and my righteousness will never be shattered.‭‭// Isaiah‬ ‭51:6‬ ‭CSB‬‬

Resurrection Sunday // He isn’t here

“He isn’t here! He is risen from the dead, just as he said would happen. Come, see where his body was lying. And now, go quickly and tell his disciples that he has risen from the dead, and he is going ahead of you to Galilee. You will see him there. Remember what I have…

Holy Saturday // Counted righteous

But it was the Lord’s good plan to crush him and cause him grief. Yet when his life is made an offering for sin, he will have many descendants. He will enjoy a long life, and the Lord’s good plan will prosper in his hands. When he sees all that is accomplished by his anguish,…

Good Friday // Unjustly condemned

My servant grew up in the Lord’s presence like a tender green shoot, like a root in dry ground. There was nothing beautiful or majestic about his appearance, nothing to attract us to him. He was despised and rejected— a man of sorrows, acquainted with deepest grief. We turned our backs on him and looked…

Consider // Keep company

“Let everything else come after keeping company with Him.” – Ann Voscamp No matter what commitments, what difficulties, what joys are taking over your days, always take time with God. Not as an afterthought or as a quick fix. Keep company with Him… pray, journal, read scripture, be silent before Him. Consider how you can…

All the way

Hard to admit, but I have not had an easy 2021 thus far. Because the peacekeeper part of me sometimes pushes aside real things that are occurring to help make room for the good and lovely, I have needed to be real with myself. So, during one of my recent quiet times, I wrote a…

Consider // Higher

CONSIDER // verbthink carefully about (something), typically before making a decision; think about and be drawn toward (a course of action); to regard or treat in an attentive or kindly way; to gaze on steadily or reflectively. As we wonder and wrestle with how God allows circumstances into our lives and does not stop bad…