Not So Boring After All

Not So Boring After All

Have you ever pledged to read through the Bible in one year? What happened when you reached the book of Leviticus? (Be honest, you are among friends now.) It is a book full of requirements and prescriptions. Doesn’t exactly keep you on the edge of your seat like Noah...
Ex Nihilo

Ex Nihilo

ex ni·hi·lo /ˈeks ˈnē(h)əlō,ˈnī(h)əlō/adverb: out of nothing (Latin) This Advent season I’ve been especially struck by the fact that Jesus, our Messiah, basically came to us out of nothing–ex nihilo. He was born from the womb of a virgin. Impossible!There was...
The Example of Mary

The Example of Mary

Mary, mother of Jesus. Sometimes I’m just not sure what my attitude toward her should be. As I wrestled with this recently, my question to the Lord was, “How do You view her?” His response pointed me to the annunciation—the angel’s pronouncement to Mary that she would...
Children of Light

Children of Light

Light.  I crave it.  I’m drawn toward it.  I need it—especially in winter, when my physical and emotional well-being become drained by the lack of sunlight.  I take my kitchen curtains down in the winter because I’m trying to let every possible...
Wisdom and Innocence

Wisdom and Innocence

“Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves” (Matthew 10:16 ESV). I once came across a recipe for Chocolate Sauerkraut Cake and said to myself, “That can’t be right!” The recipe claimed it was an...
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