Permission to Fail

Here we are closing in on the end of February, aka the longest and shortest month of the year. I’m not sure why it always feels so daunting. Maybe it’s the moment we have to be honest with ourselves about our new year goals and resolutions. What? Oh, yeah… you know what I’m talking about. … More Permission to Fail

Lost

Change.  It used to be that I was not only unafraid of change, but energized by it!  All I could envision were new possibilities and the creative energy with which I could meet the emerging challenges.  At this moment, I’m in the midst of the most perplexing transformations of my life. This time, it feels … More Lost

Mercy & Judgement

 If you really fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you are doing well. But if you show partiality, you are committing sin and are convicted by the law as transgressors.  For whoever keeps the whole law but fails in one point has become guilty of all of it.  For … More Mercy & Judgement

Reconciliation

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come; The old has gone, the new is here!  All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation: that God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting people’s sins against them. And he has committed to us the message … More Reconciliation

Soul Food

God gave me a poem that He said would speak to many, so I decided to share it as my blog this month.  I pray it speaks His heart to yours.  ~ Denise Redemption untold, rejection unsold that’s what you are to Me My words are your Word, none other can speak to you You … More Soul Food

Detours

  Several weeks ago I had a chance to go over to Maryville and visit an old friend on a Saturday, the leaves were still full of fall color, a light breeze was shimmering those left in the trees and the fallen ones danced on the road in front of me.  It was a beautiful sunny … More Detours