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Category Archives: faith

For all his outward austerity, methinks the heart of John Baptist was full of much of the lovely pink of spring and summer that one, in drawing close and taking time and effort to examine, will find emitting the sweet aroma of Christ. But some, in misjudging him, missed the deep beauty and wisdom of his introverted nature! They […]

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I’ve been challenged to consider a needed area of growth to focus on for the coming year and to think about how I will take responsibility to begin to make that more of a reality in my life: My word for the year… Things that get me in trouble: comparing my life to others—physically, spiritually, intellectually, materially believing the lie […]

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Last week I spent time considering the words found in Luke 2:1-40. You most likely know the story about Jesus staying behind at the temple when He was 12 years old and his parents’ frantic search to find Him. Where was He found? “…in the temple sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them […]

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“Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on […]

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