For the past month and a half I have been planning on writing a tribute to one of my heroes. This woman has had a lasting and life-shaping impact on my life. But, if I'm honest, I've put off writing this post. One, because words cannot encapsulate her; I truly don't know where to start. … Continue reading Jo’s Home
(Gen. 5:20) "God meant it unto good"-O blest assurance, Falling like sunshine all across life's way, Touching with Heaven's gold earth's darkest storm clouds, Bringing fresh peace and comfort day by day 'Twas not by chance the hands of faithless bretheren Sold Joseph captive to a foreign land; Now was it chance which, after years … Continue reading God Meant It Unto Good
Our voyage through life will sometimes be incommoded by storms, but the Lord Jesus is an infallible, almighty Pilot. The winds and the seas obey him. None ever miscarried under his care; and he takes charge of all who entrust themselves to him. - John Newton This quote resonates in my heart today. It pains … Continue reading Hope In The Pilot
The LORD is my chosen portion and my cup, you hold my lot. The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places: indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance. Ps. 16:5-6 When I graduated high school I had to choose a "life verse" for the graduation ceremony. I chose Ps. 16:5-6. Years have passed and this … Continue reading Pleasant Boundary Lines (Looking Ahead At 2013)
A fireside reading of John Piper's Christmas poem... http://vimeo.com/54327165
Look up towards heaven. Remember that your everlasting rest is there. Meditate on its wonder and reality. Rise from sense to faith, by comparing heavenly with earthly joys, until you are transformed from a forgetful sinner, and a lover of the world, to an ardent lover of God. Meditate on heaven until you are changed … Continue reading Upwards
I read this, this week and found it so encouraging. During seasons of intense trial it’s easy to wonder why. Why would God allow all this to happen to me. What have I done wrong? Why so much all at once? Is this really the only way to work out my sanctification? I know all … Continue reading Forsaken By God?