Love Like That.

Watch what God does and then you do it, like children who learn proper behavior from their parents. Mostly what God does is love you. Keep company with Him and learn a life of love. Observe how Christ loved us. His love was not cautious but extravagant. He didn’t love in order to get something […]

When “U” and “I” Are Side-by-Side.

Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification. Romans 14:19 Text messages from a middle eastern friend whose native language is Arabic, but whose second language is English, often present me with a translation challenge: U am here now  (Um, “I am here now”?) So u will […]

Get to the Margin.

Get to the margin where God does everything. O.S. Chambers Margin. It’s that line of demarcation or space which separates one thing from another. Notebook paper and journals have it, Bibles and books have it, grocery stores and interstate highways have it. Churches have it (because not every aisle is the center aisle). God’s call […]

The Reliable One.

Those who name His Name should have an understanding confidence in Him that in any crisis they are the reliable ones. O. Chambers. In times of crisis, significant need, disillusionment, or confusion, what’s my response? How am I known to those in my sphere of influence? Would I be considered one of the reliable ones? […]

Lesson Learned from a Mannequin.

Set a guard over my mouth, O Lord; keep watch over the door of my lips. Psalm 141:3 A particular mannequin recently caught my eye. I can’t say it was her hair that snagged my attention. Because she didn’t have any. I suppose those oh-so-fun, plastic and shiny mannequin wigs are a thing of the […]

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