lessons in grace

remnant of Eden

thanksgiving to the father of lights


for those days when I think, "God what do you want me to do?!" and he says, "worship Me."

wondrous things in the law

It’s eight-forty-five on a Sunday morning.  Early to me.  I’m fighting the alarm clock and hitting snooze every ten minutes when I should be puttering about the house  in preparation for my quiet time.  It’s not happening.  The old sin-cycle... Continue Reading →

The Wedding Clothes

Sometimes I think about heaven in terms of a wedding.  That was a lie- I’m a hopeless romantic so I think of it a lot that way.  Jesus must have some of that too, because he talked a lot about... Continue Reading →

You are//a prayer for the troubled times.

"Put on garments of praise for a spirit of heaviness."

Advent/ the silence and the faithful

" Let us know; let us press on to know the Lord; his going out is sure as the dawn; he will come to us as the showers, as the spring rains that water the earth. -Hosea 6:3 I believe... Continue Reading →

On community and why I’m not so scared of eternity anymore.

1.The Bible is our textbook. 2. The Holy Spirit leads our discussion. 3. We are authentic here; no masks allowed. 4. If you feel something being said is unbiblical, you have the right to speak up and respectfully ask where... Continue Reading →

Joy and Sanctification

on joy and learning how to dance.

before you pray.

Saturday night.  It's late.  I haven’t prepared the lesson for tomorrow’s class with the youth group.  It’s late.  I told God I would wake up early and prep the lesson with my bleary, 6:30 a.m. mind.  It’s 12:45 now.  I... Continue Reading →

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