Teach Us to Number Our Days

Teach us to number our days, so that we may gain a heart of wisdom. Psalm 90:12 One of the best things I learned to help me in the New Year came from a Christian author and speaker that I was privileged to hear last year. He spoke at The Academy for Spiritual Formation in Alabama. What you are about to hear sounds ghastly, but … Read more

The Calling on Your Life

Make no mistake – You have a calling on your life. A calling is a term that I love to use because it means there is something on this earth God has chosen you to do! You have a purpose in this life, and He has given you the gifts and passion to complete your mission. You don’t get to choose your talents, and while … Read more

Where Are You, Lord?

The winds gust and howl, bending the pine trees outside my window. A redbird is riding out this storm on a cylinder feeder. He reminds me of myself in riding out life’s storms. There is a particular storm that I dislike the most. It is the storm of emptiness. It is that place where you don’t feel God in your life. Hell can surely be … Read more

I’m All By Myself

Do you ever want to throw your hands up in the air and just run away from it all? I don’t believe I’m alone in feeling like this some days. Have you ever been physically exhausted, and despite all your efforts, felt totally alone? So did Elijah – thousands of years ago. Seems some things never change. Elijah was a great prophet. God was with him and … Read more

Stepping Out on God’s Word

Sometimes I live in what feels like a land of “nothingness.” I sit with complete indifference. Not the sun nor the moon, the birds or the sky can inspire this woman’s dry soul. I ask myself, “Is this depression? Am I physically sick?” But my soul knows that this is a spiritual dryness. I share this with you because I know I am not alone when these … Read more