Meeting My Shepherd

3 So Jesus told them this story: 4 “If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them gets lost, what will he do? Won’t he leave the ninety-nine others in the wilderness and go to search for the one that is lost until he finds it? 5 And when he has found it, he will joyfully…… Continue reading Meeting My Shepherd

Psalms #5

Psalm 108 – (1) Have a ready heart. While we make sure to get dressed physically before leaving for church each Sunday morning, we need to become a people who get their hearts ready to enter into the Lord’s presence! It isn’t just a Sunday morning thing, either. O God, my heart is ready to praise you! I…… Continue reading Psalms #5

Week 5: Friday Five (1 Thess. 4:15-5:8)

Originally, I was turned onto this mode of carrying out the “Five Minute Friday,” by a dear friend. Marie faithfully carries out this Friday series, on her own blog. The idea is to offer five bold points, that you may read within five minutes. While I am still super behind on things (blog and otherwise),…… Continue reading Week 5: Friday Five (1 Thess. 4:15-5:8)

Desperate for Jesus

Today, I am reminded that I have allowed my tendency of running away to affect how I pray about and handle my emotions and grief. I have allowed these things to go deeper into my spirit and even unintentionally cultivate my own emotional storage place – just for untouched emotions and grief. If we were…… Continue reading Desperate for Jesus

Choosing Jesus: Celebration

“God celebrates. He invented delight, joy, and celebration.”1 This week’s spiritual discipline is “celebration”. When was the last time you actually celebrated something God has done on your behalf? When we celebrate, we become infused with joy. God’s kind of joy. Why We Can Celebrate – It is a known truth that we can have…… Continue reading Choosing Jesus: Celebration