Leaning into the comfort of God

By |2018-03-02T16:35:48-06:00March 6th, 2015|

Sometimes I ask God, my rock-solid God,     “Why did you let me down? Why am I walking around in tears,     harassed by enemies?” They’re out for the kill, these     tormentors with their obscenities, Taunting day [...]

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 [...]

Is God adorable?

By |2018-03-02T16:36:41-06:00February 25th, 2015|

What, or whom, do you adore? Your kids, your spouse, your friends? Coffee or chocolate? An adorable cappuccino. We tend to use the word adore and all its iterations rather lightly. "That is [...]

Deeply Loved Lent study continues

By |2015-02-24T17:24:44-06:00February 24th, 2015|

So, I was planning to do two things yesterday: post something here for our study, and go skiing. Neither happened. On the way to the ski slope, my friend Susy and I came upon the [...]

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 [...]

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