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Old Testament

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 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 →

Life Lessons from Atlanta’s Driving Culture

When I first started this blog, I wanted it to be more comprehensive than just Bible stuff.  The Bible is glorious, wonderful, and the clearest revelation that we have from God about God. But everything in life ultimately points us... Continue Reading →

Life ain’t Easy: Learning to Trust

  Trust in the Lord will all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways, acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight. ~ Proverbs 3:5-6 (KJV and NIV mashup) When I was in high school,... Continue Reading →

Shout for Joy

  Psalm 100 is a passage of Scripture my dad referred to quite a bit when I was a kid, and it is certainly lovely. My parents went through a parenting phase where they would pay us $1 for every... 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 →

Is God’s Presence Enough for Me?

  About a year and a half ago, I was standing out in my parents’ front yard with my dad. It was early evening, and I’d just had dinner with them. As we were talking next to my car, Dad... Continue Reading →

From Fearful to Radiant

I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears. ~Psalm 34:4 I remember the first time I read this – really read it, I mean – how struck I was by what the Lord... Continue Reading →

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