Christ, Hope, Inspirational Message, Lent

Lent – Week 5: Bringing It All to the Table 2013

We are presented with a poignant moment as we enter the scene of John’s Gospel, Chapter 8; Jesus is writing something on the ground. Not only did Jesus know the shortcomings of every person present, he was also giving us a glimpse of our own sin in life. As Jesus prepares for his entry into… Continue reading Lent – Week 5: Bringing It All to the Table 2013

Christ, Hope, Inspirational Message, Lent

Lent – Week 2: Bringing It All to the Table

Jesus was deep in conversation at a nearby well, with a local Samaritan woman. The male disciples were absent from the beginning of this encounter and now appear on the scene. With no understanding as to what had transpired prior to their arrival, the followers were inquiring about whether anyone brought Jesus food. Jesus’ response… Continue reading Lent – Week 2: Bringing It All to the Table

Change, Christ, God, Inspirational Message, Spiritual Growth

The Divine Crucible of God

More often than not, we stand at the pearly gates banging away; demanding from God those things that are not of us, but reacting to the situations that happen around us, in this world. “Gold does not stay in the crucible only until it is refined.” In this life we are called to be refined… Continue reading The Divine Crucible of God

Christ, Inspirational Message, Peace

Season of Light – Advent – Week 3 – Peace

I have come to you this day to offer you peace. “My peace I give you. My peace I leave you.” Right now, the world is like a rubber band, stretched and ready to snap. Each day, be grateful for the small things in life. Take a moment to breathe in and breathe out. “I… Continue reading Season of Light – Advent – Week 3 – Peace

Christ, Helping Others, Inspirational Message, Love, Truth

Giving All

A simple tap of a cymbal and the tone of the world changes; in our wanting and in our growing this is what we strive for, to change, to give our all in spite of what is happening around us. “To lend without hoping for anything appears difficult in nature; one would prefer to give.… Continue reading Giving All

Christ, Faith, Inspirational Message, Prayer, Relationship with God

I Hear It All!

  I hear you when you sleep and when you are awake. I hear your thoughts both good and bad. I hear it all.   I hear your cries of fear and uncertainty. I hear it all.   I hear your silence and your anger. I hear your dissatisfaction and misunderstanding of life. I hear… Continue reading I Hear It All!