Being Empty Versus Being Emptied

photo from: mymorningmeditations.com Who hasn’t reached the end of a day exhausted, empty, and totally wiped out? We all have moments like that, and sometimes they come after we’ve done good things. It’s often after VBS,... Read more

The Faithful “If”

Photo from: www.spectrumhealth.ie In Philippians 2, Paul explains what the “ifs” of faith can amount to. We read the words “if any” over and over again. Paul explains how the “ifs” we desire can add up... Read more

Praying After Has a Purpose

Photo from: www.missiochurch.com We pray before we eat. Before our days begin. Before we go to sleep. Often, we pray before big events and decisions. We pray as loved ones face difficulties. But we don’t have... Read more

Pray First

Photo from: sapch.org I remember when these words sounded limiting –were you ever in that place? Praying first…or really before anything at all, seemed so restrictive. It took up valuable time and energy. Praying first meant... Read more

Love Others

photo from: everydaywild.com Love your neighbor as yourself. This, we know well, is the second greatest commandment: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’... Read more

Love The Lord

Photo from: www.playbuzz.com What does it mean to love the one who defines love? Love was in the mind of the one who thought up and foreknew all that is. His voice boomed with love when... Read more