From Hard to Hallelujah!

From Hard to Hallelujah!

Holy Week is a hard week. It’s hard to imagine how one of Jesus’ own dear friends, who lived with him for three years, experienced His love and witnessed His miracles, could betray his Teacher. It’s difficult to join in the processions of Palm Sunday, realizing that...
It Must Go Through the Fire

It Must Go Through the Fire

“O Lord, we have passed through your fire; like precious metal made pure, you’ve proved us, perfected us, and made us holy.” Psalms 66:10 TPT I am a big fan of those wood-fired pizza places that let you build your own pie. I love getting unlimited toppings as I seek...
What IS Lent?

What IS Lent?

“Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will hear you. You will seek Me and find Me, when you seek Me with all your heart.” (Jeremiah 29:12, 13 ESV)I accepted an assignment to participate in The Lenten Season Devotional series this year. Then I...
Troubled

Troubled

Have you ever put a large load of laundry into the washing machine and have it rumble, rattle, and roll? If so, you know what “troubled” means! That machine is not going to settle down and run smoothly until the load is readjusted, balanced, or perhaps lessened....
The Gift of Absence

The Gift of Absence

“One who is full loathes honey, but to one who is hungry everything bitter is sweet.” Proverbs 27:7 ESV Absence. Emptiness. Deficiency. Barrenness. Hollowness. Void. None of these conditions sounds attractive. It’s easy to miss how important they are. How can we ever...