Tag Archives: Love

I am

I am a native of my community. I was born and raised in the same local place. Then so moved away and spent a little more than a decade out of state before finding my way back home. That also … Continue reading

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The Plank

I am getting used to God speaking to me about my behavior when I think that I have been wronged personally. Maybe I am the only one who gets a righteous indignation about certain behaviors from others. That is where … Continue reading

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Little Surprises

A few weeks ago, I had an unexpected surprise in the midst of mourning.  I had been at my grandmother’s visitation, and while catching up with family is nice, my heart was sad.  It had been a long day as … Continue reading

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It’s not what it looks like

My struggle is real. If we are all honest, it is real for each and every one of us. I tend to keep my struggle quiet. Usually, it is silent. That is, until it erupts like a volcano spewing out … Continue reading

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Consuming fire

Today in praise and worship we were singing a song by Jesus Culture “Burning Ones.” It was as if I was hearing the song for the first time.  God has been speaking to me about love – love for Him … Continue reading

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Lead the Way

God has placed on my heart a burden for marriages in the church. It comes in waves, but when it hits I can hardly move under the weight of it.  At times I feel like it us a selfish burden, … Continue reading

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No Condemnation

I’ve been thinking a lot about condemnation – the guilt, not fear, that keeps people from stepping out. Guilt of past actions and inactions.  We sin too much or have not done as much for the kingdom as we think we should. … Continue reading

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Help and Shield

I was watching a television show the other night and there was a protest going on.  On one side people were yelling at the police for not doing enough.  The other group of people were yelling because the police were interfering. In the middle stood the police … Continue reading

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Unfailing Love {#Write31Days}

Sorrows are part of everyone’s life.  It seems that in the past year almost everyone I know has went through some sorrowful times.  Good people have been hurt, lost loved ones, faced sickness and disease, dealt with disappointment.  Good people face … Continue reading

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All you need

I saw a sign recently that said “All you need is love.”  I thought about the number of trainings as a professional that I go to that contradict this comment.  Problems in society like poverty, the brokenness found in abuse … Continue reading

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