Your kingdom come. Your will be done on earth as it is in Heaven... (Matthew 6:10) Often I daydream of Heaven. My eyes have been blessed to see just some of His creative beauty here on earth, yet I can only attempt to imagine the marvelous landscapes and vistas that await us. To think- not a … Continue reading Him; Now
Ever find yourself speechless? Speechless at the awe and beauty of God's creation. Becoming surprisingly aware of the woman your little girl has become. Or holding your son for the first time, knowing that one day his strong arms might hold you. Those are just a few examples I can think of. But have you … Continue reading Nothing to say
We've all heard the saying, "Love is blind," with both negative and positive connotations. Negatively, the love of something or someone that harms you can blind you from seeing the harm that comes from seeking it out. Positively, love can blind you from seeing what others see and may deem "unacceptable" like those found in discrimination-color, … Continue reading Love is Blind
At some point in our lives we toil with the "what ifs." What if I'd made that move or hadn't? What if I'd stayed at that job or married that person. What if.... You come across old pictures that remind you vividly where you were the moment you decided against the "what if" in your … Continue reading What if…
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new. (2 Corinthians 5:17 NKJV) Most of us have probably heard this verse before or its many different translations. In the last few months I've heard it, sang it, read it too many times to give … Continue reading Who do you see?
The day is young and already we're carrying heavy burdens. Our hearts wrestle inside of our small chests. You may find yourself this moment crying over a heart-wrenching goodbye, financial struggles, loss or even just scraped knees. We're a few months into the new year and our present circumstance manically projects a tomorrow filled with … Continue reading Remind Us
This morning coastal San Diego residents woke up to a very thick layer of fog blanketing the landscape. Visibility in some areas was a quarter-mile or less, negatively impacting the morning commute. Most of us drive to work or school 4 or 5 times in a week, so we're pretty comfortable and confident with the familiar route. However … Continue reading Almost Right…
As I sit here thinking about this week's happenings, I find myself trying to formulate an internal to do list of how to tackle the newest problem or obstacle. Possibly it's an old problem that is slowly rearing it's ugly head again. Or maybe it's not even your own struggle but that of someone you love. You … Continue reading Filters
Scowls dress the faces we so often encounter. Have you noticed that some people are just waiting to erupt their anger? Standing in line at the grocery store watching the middle-aged woman act like she's just looking at the magazines while she is slowly placing her groceries on the conveyor belt behind a smile. That … Continue reading Why you mad?
How are ya? How's it going? This question so often is carelessly repeated throughout the day. We may answer with a quick. I'm good, I'm fine, maybe even peachy. But really, how are you? You may have woken up on the wrong side of the bed this morning. You may have run out before your … Continue reading Good morning, Sunshine?