Soar Above Your Empty Nest

Life isn’t over after your kids leave the house. I can tell you, your best years are ahead. Life after mother and fatherhood can be exciting! You’re embarking on a new adventure! These years are prime years… Ripe with fulfilling endeavors, memories, and discoveries!...

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Race for the Prize

Race for the Prize

”Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our...

Meditation: Loving God with Your Mind

Meditation: Loving God with Your Mind

I love having quiet times with God. There is nothing like experiencing God’s love, touch, and blessing in stillness with Him. His job is to be our Lover; ours is to be His beloved. I love letting God touch me. He draws me into Him, erasing all of the striving,...

Great Expectations

Great Expectations

“The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs—heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him, that we may also be glorified together.” – Romans 8:16-17 One of the most astounding...

The Rhythm of Life with God

The Rhythm of Life with God

One of the wonderful things about life with God is the rhythm we develop with Him. In creation, there is a rhythm. Night follows day. The seasons change. Birds migrate and return. The tide comes in and goes out. God’s rhythmic imprint has been placed upon the earth...

The Saints Next Door

The Saints Next Door

“Therefore I also… do not cease to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers: that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him, the eyes of your understanding being...

A Single Person

A Single Person

For we all stumble in many things. If anyone does not stumble in word, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle the whole body. Indeed, we put bits in horses’ mouths that they may obey us, and we turn their whole body. Look also at ships: although they are so large...

Into a Broad Place

Into a Broad Place

“He sent from above, He took me, He drew me out of many waters. He delivered me from my strong enemy, from those who hated me;
for they were too strong for me. They confronted me in the day of my calamity,
but the Lord was my support. He also brought me out into a...

Where the River Flows

Where the River Flows

“When I returned, there, along the bank of the river, were very many trees on one side and the other. Then he said to me: “This water flows toward the eastern region, goes down into the valley, and enters the sea. When it reaches the sea, its waters are healed. And it...

Do Not Blur Your Focus

Do Not Blur Your Focus

Making the most of time available is critical if we are to become renowned in the kingdom. Great people make time; good people find time; mediocre people waste time. Some people’s use of time borders on the criminal. It is a resource more important than money. Saying...

Growing Up Doesn’t Mean Growing Old

Growing Up Doesn’t Mean Growing Old

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon Me, because the Lord has anointed Me
to preach good tidings to the poor;
He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound; to proclaim the acceptable...

A Child-Like Sense of Faith

A Child-Like Sense of Faith

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5 Graham says in Growing Up in God that, “Everything comes down from God, to God and through God. Everything...

What Does God Want to Be For You Now?

What Does God Want to Be For You Now?

In any circumstance, the two best questions that we can ask are: “What does this mean?” and “What shall we do?” They were both asked at Pentecost (Acts 2:12, 37), when people were faced with events that were way beyond the norm. The first question always relates to...