Oath of Dawn (#91)

Morning is a great time to sit down and set aside time to spend with God. Sometimes we get so wrapped up in our jam-packed daily lives and activities, that we feel we need to get a head start on our list. Most of the time, that means that God gets the leftovers of our…

Heart of Darkness or Light? (#90)

God's Word tells us what makes us righteous (and at peace) before God. It is not an unknowable, confusing, or impossible thing to achieve. It IS possible to do. What a gift! What a blessing! "This Good News tells us how God makes us right in his sight. This is accomplished from start to finish…

Forsaken Not (#89)

I would like to start off this blog entry with a little note. I will be changing the format of my blog writings. I will be writing about little snippets I have learned in my Bible readings for the day. This will help me bring content to my readers on a more regular basis. Thank…

Deep Roots (#88)

Let's delve deeper into a universal aspect of the human condition. We have all planted roots into something. Whether it be in a belief, attitude, relationship, mindset, or worldview. It is the place that we come back to in order to feel comforted, relieved, or reassured. In the Christian faith, believers understand that the place…

The Valley of Disappointment (#87)

We can all relate to feelings of disappointment at some level. May be some evening plans that you had been looking forward to didn't pan out. Or perhaps someone had promised to do something for you but they didn't keep their end of the bargain. Even more serious instances can occur, for example, losing work/a…

Anthem of Light (#86)

Do you know what it means to pray for your life? Some people have experienced, or have witnessed a beloved family member of friend, go through a terrible and debilitating disease and have prayed to Jehovah Rapha (the God who heals) for restoration. Others have experienced emotional pain that has damaged and broken their heart…

Light & Shadow (#85)

Scripture can paint pictures in our mind. Depending on how we look at it, it can either paint beautiful and glorious illustrations for us, or grim and terrifying depictions that usher in emotions of shock and alarm. There was a man who understood what it was like to live life between the glorious and the…

The Lookout (#82)

Some people may say and make big promises. Most likely, they mean well and have good intentions but, more often than not, those promises will be broken as the ones who make them are human, imperfect, and flawed. But there is a friend who never breaks a promise and is truly with us when we…