Our Quiet House

The bathroom and guest room are clean again. The refrigerator is mostly restocked and there are no more piles of sneakers by the doorway. But the return to our normal order of things  is too quiet for me. They say that we smile when the grand-kids come and then again when they go. But for…

Who is God to You?

In Old Testament times the nation of Israel had the privilege of being the exclusive nation of God. The temple, the priesthood, the ark and the law all belonged to them. But the kings and priests forgot that His blessing was connected to His rule in their hearts. When Jesus came He found a beautiful…

Are you Blessed Today?

Do you feel a lot like Thomas some mornings? Wouldn’t it be wonderfully satisfying to see some miraculous sign from heaven showing us the way instead of needing to just take someone else’s word for it? I really would!!! But God has chosen two astonishing ways to build our faith. First He decided that the…

God’s Idea of Everything!

In the past I have to confess that my imagination on the word “everything” ran pretty shallow. My mind seemed to fill in the blank line of everything with ideas like – a nice house, a slightly newer car, or a big raise at the end of the month. But the way I thought ran…

Blessings Not Seen

If it feels like sunset in your life, don’t be afraid. God is calling you to cross over into blessings you have not yet seen!