I can’t go on

“I can’t go on.” We will inevitably have days when we feel like we can’t go on. When our personal lives are hard and we are invaded by the heavy clinging blanket of the outside world. We simply cannot escape the fact that we are in trying times. There are times we may feel like…

Compassion

“COMPASSION means ‘to suffer with’. Not pity. Not sympathy. Not saving. But co-suffering. It’s a visceral desire to be with each other in the pain and a vital longing for new possibilities together.” // Jay & Katherine Wolf, Hope Heals Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility,…

Rest awhile

In Mark 6:30-44, we find Jesus and the disciples feeding a large gathering of people. Yet just before this profound moment takes place, they had finished a very busy, tiring day and Jesus suggested to the group that they step away for some rest. The apostles then rendezvoused with Jesus and reported on all that…

Stay awhile

Take heed of this invitation. Christ is not demanding or requiring you to do anything, yet His invitation to “stay awhile” in His loving arms will change everything. It’s your decision, yet I can tell you it is the best decision you will ever make!

Agape in Ephesians

And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness…

Until then – Agape Part 6

We are on the sixth and final post of dissecting 1 Corinthians 13. I hope, if you have not read all of the posts, you will take a few moments to do so. There is so much in this chapter that we have only graced the surface of, but hopefully we dug enough to entice…

Note to self

Know Christ so well you can discern what is unlike Him no matter the seductive or religious garb it wears. // Diane Langberg, PhD

Hollow – Agape Part 3

We are on the third of six posts as we continue to digest 1 Corinthians 13. There is so much in this chapter that we will only grace the surface of, but hopefully we will dig enough to entice you to read it with fresh eyes and help you go deeper on your own. “If…

Certainty

During this continued time of quarantine and isolation to best stop the spread of COVID-19, it is hard to not feel lonely and anxious. Does it feel like your foundation has been shaken? Are you having a difficult time in this constant uncertainty? Photo by Ryzn from Pexels I want to remind you this day… You are not…