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Give Me Jesus

People are musical. You might not consider yourself musically gifted, but it doesn't take a musician to love music. We constantly have music on - in our cars, in our homes, in our TV shows and movies. Melodies and lyrics run... Continue Reading →

He Restores My Soul

  He restores my soul.  ~ Psalm 23 This is one of my favorite phrases in the entire Bible. So comforting! So reassuring! So peaceful! Soul restoration is like a summer rain shower passing through, making everything vibrant with life. It’s... Continue Reading →

Waiting in Advent… and Life

Wait for the Lord;be strong, and let your heart take courage;wait for the Lord!~ Psalm 27:14 A few months into our marriage, I asked my husband what his favorite Bible verse is. He responded with the above. What?? I thought. Your favorite Bible verse... Continue Reading →

The Best Drink Ever

I have a love affair with sugar.  Not just desserts, although chocolate chip cookies and brownies are at the top of my favorite foods list, but with drinks too – namely, Coke and Starbucks iced chai. Sometimes, just to make... Continue Reading →

The Playful Side of Jesus

Several years ago, I read a story in the Bible that cracked me up. I literally started laughing out loud. I’d read it before, but one of the delightful things about the Bible (and many other stories) is that you... Continue Reading →

I Hate Death: A Memorial Day Post

I like to think of Memorial Day weekend as a celebration weekend. A school’s out, summer’s started weekend. Cookouts, lake or pool time, a day off of work. It kicks off the slower, more laid-back days of summer, that glorious... Continue Reading →

Extravagant Displays of God’s Handiwork

  The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. ~ Psalm 19:1-2 One of the saddest things about living in the city... Continue Reading →

Grace for the Spiritual Perfectionist

  O foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you? It was before your eyes that Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified. Let me ask you only this: Did you receive the Spirit by works of the law or by hearing... Continue Reading →

Life Expectations

  When I worked with Cru in college ministry, the staff would have a summer assignment in some other part of the world every year. I got to go to California, East Asia, Bosnia, Colorado, and Orlando. Others went elsewhere.... Continue Reading →

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