Bible | The Word of God

Bible | The Word of God

Theo Logos literally: “God Word”. John 1:1 is the first place where we find this concept of The Word of God in Scripture. The Theo Logos is the full manifestation of the revelation of God. The only full manifestation of that revelation, apart from...

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Relationships | Betrayal

Relationships | Betrayal

“One should rather die than be betrayed. There is no deceit in death. It delivers precisely what it has promised. Betrayal, though … betrayal is the willful slaughter of hope.” – Steve Deitz Betrayal hurts. No two ways about it. If you are livi...

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Dream | Overcoming Challenges

Dream | Overcoming Challenges

I’ve shared this with people close to me over the last year but have not actually publicly shared about the need to overcome challenges since leaving my position in vocational ministry in 2012. The entire year related to 2013 has been tumultuous and chal...

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Negotiating Firsts – A Message About Holidays

He has made everything beautiful in it’s time….Ecclesiastes 3:11 (NKJV) . Negotiating first holidays, anniversaries and birthdays as well as other milestone events can be one of the most difficult aspects of your grief season. It is probably because the mo...

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On Forgiveness

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the Lifetime Movie Network Premier of Amish Grace airing March 28th. You can read about it here. The occasion caused me to do some research about the subject of the Nickel Mines school shootings on October 2, 2006. When I ...

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A History Lesson…

September 1, 2009 goes down in my book as one of the most revelatory days in my journey with Christ I’ve ever had. I did my devotional reading that day in Genesis 1:1-Genesis 2:25 and the following is what I reflected from that reading: First, I had some...

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Pitter Pat…

The rain is pitter-pattering on the sidewalk outside my house as I sit here this morning thinking about storms. The storms of life come and sometimes they are frightening, but mostly they are a time when you either face down your fear or you are controlled by ...

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Telling the Truth in Love?

**UPDATE** Please read the comment left by my friend at Shiloh Ranch. She articulates very well the questions I ask in this post. I’m going to spend time this evening evaluating my own questions in the only source of Truth – God’s Word. I wil...

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God’s Grace [PERIOD]

As I’ve written here, these last few weeks have been extremely painful and difficult for me. However, God has been so good in this time of anguished reality. Yesterday, I went to a group leader’s meeting for my Bereaved Mothers group at church whil...

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A New Jerusalem… Installment #2

Well, I’ve pretty well broken down the first verse of my Vision Quest Scripture: Jeremiah 33:6-9 (AMP) . Behold [in the future restored Jerusalem] I will lay upon it health and healing, and I will cure them and will reveal to them the abundance of peace ...

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