What could be more encouraging than to know that apart from Christ we are literally nothing? The things we are striving for and hustling for will ultimately fade away like a mist and nothing will remain but the eternal Kingdom of God. Praise the Lord!
The past seven months have been so wonderful / difficult / incredible / overwhelming [how do you pick one word to describe the whirlwind of moving to a new place with no plan but also the glory of getting to see the Lord provide over and over again?] Since I moved to Birmingham in August … Continue reading the knowing in the unknown
Child. Yes, you are My child. By receiving Me you have received adoption as my child (John 1:12). Yes, and I have chosen you. I have appointed you to go and bear fruit to the world (John 15:16). Not only are you My child, but you are My heir, and a co-heir with My Son, if … Continue reading a Father’s letter
It's a little easier, when you feel like you're living in the will of God, working for His purposes, serving Him in a tangible way... it's easier then to say to the Lord, "Yes. I trust you." It's easier when you can see His purposes being fulfilled and you can see the path that you're … Continue reading “know that I am God”
“for you are a holy people to the Lord your God. The Lord chose you to be a people for his treasured possession…it was not because you were more in number than any other people that the Lord set his love on you and chose you…but it was because the Lord loves you…” – Deuteronomy … Continue reading a love undeserved
My first day in Africa was SO amazing. I woke up my first morning in Africa to roosters crowing and Lugandan shouts and children’s laughter outside. So beautiful. Walking outside I was greeted with wonderful hello hugs and beautiful good mornings from precious children. I’ve never received so much love and I didn’t even know … Continue reading He is enough
It’s taken me a long time to actually be able to articulate what I’ve been feeling this past week. I still haven’t fully processed it all, but I’ve had some time to think about what happened and what I do know is this: one week ago a tornado tore through the city of Tuscaloosa, and … Continue reading 4.27.11 – imperfect gifts