Sometimes prayer seems like talking into a mike that’s not working, especially when you’ve prayed about an obstacle a long time. Don’t stop praying. Dare to keep coming against that obstacle and others. Jesus said, “If you say to this mountain, 'Be removed and be cast into the sea,' it will be done (Matthew 21:21).” … Continue reading Is This Thing On?
My family and I just came back from seeing Hidden Figures and my heart is full. In it I saw the shoulders a 6-year-old girl from the southeast Bronx stood on when she decided she’d become a doctor. Nothing around her gave her permission to believe it possible and many spoke in doubt against it, yet here … Continue reading Legacy Hidden in Figures
God rested from His finished work of creation on the seventh day, the Sabbath. Jesus, God incarnate, rested from His redemptive work on the cross when He declared, “It is finished.” Jesus is Lord of the Sabbath (Matthew 12:8) and He invites us into His rest. It’s a rest from striving to be, to rest in … Continue reading If You Think Adam Had It Good…
And he said to him, 'Well done, good servant; because you were faithful in a very little, have authority over ten cities.' Luke 19:17 Today, my husband gets inducted into the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Hall of Fame for his basketball prowess and team leadership! Our family couldn’t be more proud of this recognition of … Continue reading Faithful in Little and Much
Now that I’ve just had two rotten wisdom teeth pulled, I’m thinking Proverbs 17:28 will bode well for me. Prayerfully, I’ll show the characteristics of a discerning sage while nursing my sore jaw. You think? Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongues. Proverbs 17:28, NIV How … Continue reading Wisdom Upon Extraction