Come to the Table

Years ago, I had a dream that I was seated at a huge table. The table was so huge that I couldn’t tell where the table began or where it ended. It was filled with a vast assortment of bread, meat, desserts, and vegetables. The selection was overwhelming and the supply was plenteous. Others wereContinue reading “Come to the Table”

Brand New Mercies

The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23 This morning, I woke up with Lamentations 3:22-23 on my heart. As I lay in bed, the light piercing through my window reminded me that today is a newContinue reading “Brand New Mercies”

Parents: Be Encouraged

Currently, we are learning how to parent a young adult. It has been interesting and challenging. We have found ourselves trying to navigate and adjust to our new role. It has gone from being less supervisory and more supportive which is a shift from parenting a young child. We are no longer the source ofContinue reading “Parents: Be Encouraged”

Hope

There are seasons of heaviness,There are seasons of grief,Seasons so dark in which there seems no relief. There are seasons of fear,There are seasons of doubt,When we feel like we are smothering, with no way out. There are seasons of plenty,There are seasons with no pull,When we feel like our cups are overflowing past full.Continue reading “Hope”

Builder of the Broken

Our oldest son was the biggest of all three of our children. He was so big that he completely skipped newborn diapers and went straight to size 1. I guess you could say he came into this world as a big boy and to this day, we refer to him as our “Big Man”. AsContinue reading “Builder of the Broken”

Prayer for Direction

Father, Thank you for loving us unconditionally. Thank you for sending your son, Jesus, to die on the cross for our sins. We ask that you forgive us for our trespasses. Help us to forgive and those who have trespassed against us. Give us a heart that hungers and thirsts after your righteousness. Fill usContinue reading “Prayer for Direction”

The Power of Community

I will be the first to admit. Sometimes, I do NOT like people. They are messy and chaotic. They can be fickle and wishy-washy. They can even be too much at times. Honestly, the older I get, the more I’ve come to enjoy my own company and have become quite selective about who I giveContinue reading “The Power of Community”

A Prayer for Graduates

Dear Father, We come to you on behalf of every graduate. Lord, we know that you have a divine purpose and plan for them. We thank you for the path that lies before each graduate. Your word says that you have plans of prosperity and not harm. You plan to give them a hope andContinue reading “A Prayer for Graduates”