Tuesday is for Reminiscing The picture above is of our family at a Family Reunion on the Jersey shore some 20 years ago. I want to tell you about my daughter, but this story starts with my son. Some years ago, inspired by my son’s fantastic poetry, I was encouraged to continue to work on … More Can I Brag a Bit?
The poverty of evangelical reflection, the shallowness of our deepest thoughts about God is becoming the achillies heal of our witness in the world. Our deepest thoughts about God barely skim the surface of the reality of who God is and what He has revealed about Himself in His word. And it is killing us. … More “It is God Himself that Nourishes the Soul”
Wednesday is for Prayer (Soul searching at 3:32 AM) Psalm 8:9 O LORD, our LORD How Majestic is your name in all the earth! _________________ Poems for Psalms Suggested by Psalm 8 Even Less Than My Enemies Thought I Was Your name is holy . is mighty . is above all names . … More Less Even than My Enemies Thought I Was
Friday is for Heart Songs 12:21 AM. I had been tossing and turning, and thinking, and definitely NOT sleeping for about 40 minutes. I gave up and got up. Grabbing my Bible, my feet wandered to the living room, and my hand turned on the light while my eyes got busy and began to read the … More When an Unknown Anxiety Steals Sleep
The following quote [in blue] is from A.W. Tozer and was written 50 years ago. It might have been written yesterday. Our culture is shallow and getting shallower. If we truly want to grow in the “grace and knowledge of Christ” (2 Peter 3:18), to grow in our intimacy with Christ–like a garden–we need space, … More The Thinness of Evangelical Reflection in our Age