Becoming Real, Listening For His Voice & Getting Free

"Sin and forgiveness and falling and getting back up and losing the pearl of great price in the couch cushions but then finding it again, and again, and again? Those are the stumbling steps to becoming Real, the only script that's really worth following in this world or the one that's coming. Some may be …

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Why Not Embrace It All?

This season for Thanksgiving & Christmas I get the privilege of being with my son. That hasn't happened in too-long due to unwanted circumstances that prevented that from happening. So I will embrace it full-on. He is my eyeball, that one. What in your life hasn't happened in a long time that maybe you have …

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And The Wheel Keeps A-Turning…

"There are many situations that you intended to turn out one way and it didn't work out. Forgive yourself. Learn from the experience. Know that I am with you. I did not turn My back on you simply because you made a wrong decision. The refuse and debris of your life is going to be …

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Restorer Of The Broken Things

Something I received this morning. It is a word for someone who needs it right now - ~~~ "I am the Good Shepherd in your life. I am shepherding you and I am gathering your scattered. Let the answer of peace be in your mouth and reach out to those broken relationships that have languished …

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Futile Attempts, Ditches & The Truth That Helps Us Up

“The difference between religion and the true gospel is that religion is man’s attempt to get to God and the gospel is that God came to man to offer reconciliation.” ~ Isaac Deitz ~~~~~~ I cannot say enough how grateful I am that God's love for me is not based on anything I have or …

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Forgiveness…

“Forgiveness is not about forgetting. It is about letting go of another person's throat. Forgiveness does not create a relationship. Unless people speak the truth about what they have done and change their mind and behavior, a relationship of trust is not possible. When you forgive someone you certainly release them from judgment, but without …

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The Struggle Of Regret & The Summit Of Moving Ahead

A little Thursday morning share from a devotion I received: "You may be reeling from recent events, but I am bringing you to a new place of equilibrium and balance. I will give you the strength to put the past behind and move forward with faith and confidence. Refuse the temptation to condemn yourself with …

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