On the morning of September 11, 2001, I was en route to a monthly pastors’ prayer gathering at the World Prayer Center in Colorado Springs when terrorists struck the first of the Twin Towers in New York City. Those events of 9/11 plunged our country into unimaginable pain and disbelief, and immediately took their place alongside other … Continue reading What to do with what’s going on?
Hi, my friends! I am still working on my 365-entry daily devotional, so I have not resumed posting any new essays here yet; however, I would love for you to check out some WONDERFUL blogs from my friend Rebekah Arias. This past summer, she wrote a series of blogs on our Grace Church website that … Continue reading Update…and some wonderful blogs
Hey friends, I have not posted any thoughts or essays in several weeks because I am currently turning my years of blogging into a 365-entry daily devotional called "When Storms Speak." The devotional will be available at Grace Church and on Amazon in time for a new year of study on January 1, 2022. I … Continue reading Hi, my friends! A quick update about this blog.
In Greek mythology Nemesis was the retribution goddess that brought justice and consequence against those who yielded to pride or exploitation. Her name literally meant, “to give what is due” and she ensured that people got what they deserved. She was portrayed as a winged goddess with a whip and dagger, the perfect equipment for … Continue reading Nemesis
Your heart was not designed to be constantly beaten up without having time to recover and heal. Even if you are in a season of life where you are facing an endless succession of difficulties—indeed, especially if you are in one of those seasons—you must find ways to let your heart regroup, slow down, and … Continue reading The heart needs time to heal