What is your heart full of?

By |2018-03-02T16:35:18-06:00March 25th, 2015|

Garbage in, garbage out. This is true in business, in computer programing, in living. It's true of our heart, mind, and soul. So the question becomes: what are you putting into your mind? What do [...]

Solitude (in community)

By |2018-03-02T16:36:05-06:00March 3rd, 2015|

One of our readings this week was titled "Alone." We considered the call to come away with Christ, to spend time in his presence without distractions, without others. The call to solitude is a call [...]

Meditate on God’s promises

By |2018-03-02T16:36:23-06:00March 2nd, 2015|

Do you ever find yourself hurrying through Scripture? Skimming to get it done, but not letting it soak in? Then wondering why you're left feeling uninspired? photo courtesy of Lightstock.com The Bible tells [...]

Day 4 of Deeply Loved

By |2018-03-02T16:36:43-06:00February 21st, 2015|

Thanks for the tweets and posts from yesterday's book give-away. I'm speaking at a writer's conference today, so we'll announce our winner on Monday. Today's practice is often called the "review of the day." It [...]

How can you walk in God’s presence?

By |2018-03-02T16:36:49-06:00February 19th, 2015|

Today is Day 2 on our Deeply Loved Lent adventure. Today's devotional is all about simply focusing our attention on Jesus throughout the day, and enjoying the gift of his presence with you. If you're [...]

Living into Christ’s love during Lent

By |2018-03-02T16:36:53-06:00February 18th, 2015|

Ash Wednesday, 2015 Depending on which faith tradition stream you swim in, today is a solemn day of reflection, the beginning of a season of prayer and fasting—or not. I grew up in a evangelical [...]

Spring cleaning for the soul

By |2018-03-02T16:40:23-06:00March 10th, 2014|

Today's warm weather (and the threat of more snow later this week) got me thinking about spring cleaning. Does anyone do that anymore? I need to, of course--in the house, in the backyard, where the [...]

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