Give Thanks.

Give Thanks.

“Give Thanks.” It’s such a small phrase, isn’t it? What circumstance prompts this phrase most often? What comes to mind for you? Perhaps family gathered together around a table to say grace…or maybe a Thanksgiving tradition where each person takes turn around the...
Teardrops in the Sand

Teardrops in the Sand

“You have taken account of my wanderings; Put my tears in Your bottle.” —Psalm 56:8 NASB [This post is an excerpt from Week Four of HAGAR: Rediscovering the God Who Sees Me] Read Genesis 21:15–16. Picture the scene in your mind. Describe the desperation of the...
Kick-Start Your Quiet Time

Kick-Start Your Quiet Time

I’ll never forget the day. I was a new Christian and sat down for what I knew would be barely a 5-minute Quiet Time. Convicted, I confessed to God, “I know something has been standing in the way. I wake up and rush to work and barely spend a few minutes with...
In His Presence

In His Presence

Friends, as we enter a new year, I’d like to try something new. From time to time, in place of formal devotionals, I thought I’d share some personal writings from my journal. It might include a poem or a prayer, or something else God places on my heart. The...

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