The Grace of a Gazelle

[caption id="attachment_431" align="aligncenter" width="385" caption="The Grace of a Gazelle"][/caption] I was speaking to the Lord about obstacles in the relationship between us. It is easier to feel dissatisfied and frustrated than to know how the Lord sees the goal of my ...Read More

Yawning cat

I felt sad meeting a pleasant, helpful young man recently, who called our city full of art and music "boring." Where are his dreams, his plans and aspirations? Are they frustrated and dead? Is it the city that's boring, or is ...Read More

Dawn Treader

In The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (coming to the movie screens as well) C. S. Lewis describes the visit to a land of invisible people. They had come to the conclusion that the Ruler of the land had “uglified” ...Read More

Joy ever expanding

We humans have so many deep things in common Stars and sunsets capture the eye, intrigue the mind and uplift the heart. We humans have much in common on our way from conception, birth to age and death. Deep within our ...Read More

Grief cuts to the heart

When we have lost something we grieve. Many people I meet reveal an underlying sadness over their relationships. If the truth were known, we would see them grieving over lost parents by divorce, over lost hope by addiction, over lost dreams ...Read More

Rain-in-the-Jordan-Valley

Yesterday at a friend’s funeral the pastor read Psalm 23 and my spirit jumped to attention. Suddenly I realized all seven expressions of my spirit were nurtured and encouraged by some expression in David’s experience. So today I read through ...Read More

Learn Air Guitar, it's a good start

Our God is a Personality. The God of the Bible, Jehovah, Yahweh, Adonai, has personality, likes and dislikes, plans and power, feelings and serenity. He sings (Zeph 3:17), He laughs (Ps 2:4), He likes surprises (Matt 24:36), He gets mad (Deut ...Read More

Men of Vision

Dave has shared some dreams from his journal. This one was especially instructive about our individual and collective spiritual conflict. Christ Jesus is the victor and He lets us share the struggle so we can share the victory. Be encouraged! Vision ...Read More

A Moment Together

This thrilling vision of the spiritual power of mothers came through a homeschoolers' email network. Sharon's and my spirits rose up in joy as we read this woman's mighty statement of who she is and of the greatness of every ...Read More