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Thankful for Incessant Knocking.

Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person and they with me. Revelation 3:20 (NIV) Have you ever had someone at your door who knocked incessantly? Add to that, someone who was shouting, “Here I […]

Stay Connected to the Vine.

“Remain in me, as I also remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine.” John 15:4 (NIV) The morning after my husband drove my youngest daughter back to college, I used the time alone to do some deep cleaning in the bedroom she’d occupied since March, no […]

Squeezing Water From Rocks.

He opened the rock and water gushed out; like a river, it flowed in the desert. Psalm 105:41 (NIV) Recently I’ve struggled with particular aspects of my current manuscript. What I originally believed was a solid beginning started to feel “off” somehow, the vision for going from beginning to end suddenly unclear. Doubt nagged like […]

When the Light Will Be the Brightest.

Jesus said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life. John 8:12 (NIV) The other day I received a text from a friend. In it, she shared an update on one of her young adult children who’s continued to struggle with […]

Fight Right: When and How to Take Up Arms

“Nevertheless, in their presumption they went up toward the high hill country…” Numbers 14:44 (NIV) And that without the ark of the Lord’s presence. I got chills when I read this account in Numbers. First thought? What idiots. Until God, in His kindness, nudged me with… You ever taken it upon yourself to fight a […]