Trusting God’s purposes is hard enough when bad things invade our lives. But what about when good things leave? When instead of facing an enemy, we face simply...emptiness?
Category: Holidays & Seasons
Finding God When Things Look Bleak
We may not always be sure what to make of what God sends us. But we can always trust and know the One who sends it.
Spring Cleaning for the Soul
Like barns (not to mention houses), our souls can benefit from some “spring cleaning” to clear away spiritual muck and prepare us for service.
Versing into the New Year: Part 2
Sometimes we start a journey with passion and focus, but as time goes on and the novelty fades, we lose that energy....The good news? God never leaves us.
Versing into the New Year: Part 1
I turn to poetry because it can speak in ways that prose can’t. We can pray, even sing, through poetry.
The Best News
At its core, Easter is a celebration of the central events of Christianity, the events that launched the faith and on which our hope is based: the crucifixion, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ for the world’s salvation.
A Change of Direction
We might not have power over our circumstances. But we get to choose how we act in them.
Learning From the Flowers
The growth, dormancy, and regrowth of these beautiful plants remind me of three key aspects of the Christian faith.
The Power of Gratitude
Why do we need thanksgiving to be not just an annual observance, but an everyday posture toward God and each other?
Reclaiming Our Times of Rest
As we enter this festive time, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. Just as in the rest of the year, it's important to guard our times of rest.