I can't get this old woman out of my head. She stands in front of her flattened house, describing to a local news reporter how she survived the impact of Moore, Oklahoma's recent devastating tornado. Minutes into the interview, one of the crew spots her little terrier underneath a crumpled bed frame. "Thank you, God,"… Continue reading a humble heart
Two weeks have passed since our team of six arrived back in California from Siem Reap, Cambodia. Thank you all for your thoughts and prayers, they truly were felt. Now since we've been back, my mind has been full, my heart is overwhelmed, and it's been a journey to piece together what truly happened over there… Continue reading here in the power of Christ I’ll stand
Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow... Isaiah 1:18 It never ceases to amaze me what God does for me every single day of my life. Even by the hour He is guiding me and revealing to me His grace and wisdom. Jesus is the great hope of my… Continue reading out of the ashes
Yesterday in church, after the sermon while the "prayer counselors" were down at the end of the aisles, available to pray with anyone who would like to, something caught my eye. One of the prayer counselors across the room was a bigger gentleman, tall and built pretty tough, with black-rimmed glasses. I was only looking… Continue reading the good news
I have always known that God knows our hearts, He knows our thoughts, our motives, our desires, and He knows what we truly put first in our lives. It was the other day He revealed to me that it is so much more than that. It was the kind of epiphany that will change everything… Continue reading create in me a pure heart
Frodo: I can't do this, Sam. Sam: I know. It's all wrong. By rights we shouldn't even be here. But we are. It's like in the great stories, Mr. Frodo. The ones that really mattered. Full of darkness and danger, they were. And sometimes you didn't want to know the end. Because how could the… Continue reading worth fighting for
I really need to go to bed, but I wanted to write a post to feel a little more productive on here. I have been wanting for days to get on here and write and write. I have so many things I want to say. My heart is bursting at the seams and my mind… Continue reading therefore, we do not lose heart.