Stillness at Dawn

Through the LORD’s mercies we are not consumed,Because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning;Great is Your faithfulness.“The LORD is my portion,” says my soul,“Therefore I hope in Him!” Lamentations 3:22-24 I love early mornings. Granted, I was up about an hour and a half earlier than I typically like to wake, but …

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Faith Over Fear

Trust in the LORD, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him, and he will acts. ~ Psalm 37:3-7 ~ The past weeks and months have been a challenging …

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I know the plans I have for you…

One year since we moved to a new state. One year since our waiting ended and we moved for the fourth time since we were married and the second to last time before we were settled. Tomorrow, we will have been married for 2 years. In two months, our puppy will be a year old. …

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This Little Light

"If this Jesus thing is so important to Christians, why aren't they obsessed with it?" "You shouldn't talk so much about the Bible and religious stuff. If I wanted to hear it, I would go to church!" I was listening to an old podcast this morning during which the host mentioned a couple of emails …

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Have Mercy on Me, O God

Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out all my transgressions. Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin. ~ Psalm 51:1-2 ~ Have mercy on me. The phrase "have mercy on" is repeated a couple dozen times in Scripture, from Exodus …

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