Can I just say I didn’t get it … all these years … I didn’t get it … until this morning. Not only does Jesus take away my pain …
Question for you – how big is God’s strength? What’s the first word, image, sound or feeling of which you became aware when I asked you that question? For me it was the horizon. Second question. When you ask God for strength, how do you receive it? Do you try to carry it or do … More How big is God’s strength?
It takes courage to walk into your freedom. Courage does not depend on who we are. Joshua tells us to be strong and of good courage. How? Because what God has done before to protect and provide for you He will do again (Joshua 10:25). Courage finds its source, its strength and its power in … More The Mortar of What-Ifs
The blinders are off. I’m seeing more and more dragons … and it’s a very good thing. You know the Shakespeare quote “a rose by any other name would smell as sweet”? Ditto for dragons only they don’t smell sweet! You can call a dragon whatever you want, but they all smell like fear mixed … More Lurking Dragons – Part 2
I had a dream last night about a flood. Sounds scary right? I thought so too until I started to record it and the revelation came. It was actually pretty amazing. In the dream there are torrential rains. I am in an Explorer with a man driving, the water is up past the bumper … More When God is the flood
Anyone watched or read “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens this Christmas season? Jacob Marley’s warning to Ebenezer Scrooge has taken on new meaning for me. I had my own dream about this huge “muffin-top” I was carrying about my waist. All this extra skin I was carrying around as if I had lost a … More Tis a great and ponderous chain
We make the choice so many times each day and we don’t even realize it most of the time. It became very clear to me last week during our vacation. I had a choice. Fear or freedom? Being transparent … my first choice was fear. It seemed a logical choice. The tumble I took off … More Fear or freedom?
Sound good to you? It does me. That’s why I was so surprised to hear this phrase during a teaching on fasting. Wes Hall from International House of Prayer was addressing our congregation a couple of weeks ago right before the week of a corporate fast. Now to be honest, this fast had crept up … More Positioning yourself to receive
Two words that when I hear them come out of my mouth my “Danger, Danger Will Robinson!” alarms go off inside me. Never and always … there is so much power in both of these words. So when you use them is the power to which you are referring a blessing or a curse? Do … More Never and always … not necessarily a good thing