A Gift of Joy

The disappointment flooded over me, as I heard God calling me to stay put for the day: rest was the name of the game for me. My yearly physical had left my body depleted, and the pain in my hands as they stiffened and tightened into their familiar "paddle" shape, only served to emphasize my … Continue reading A Gift of Joy

Endless Lack or Holy Fullness?

When the Doctor said "have patience" again, I felt that my life was in Re-run phase.   When the doubts rolled in like November clouds, I saw my heart settling in to the fog.   When the pain flowed in and trickled out, I heard my soul losing the song.   But when Jesus stepped … Continue reading Endless Lack or Holy Fullness?

Name above All Names

John 17:1 NIV   Since the middle of August, my daily Bible reading has consisted of one chapter, the same single chapter. Yes, you heard me correctly, and no, I have not just quit my reading after that first day's "chapter-a-day requirement" was finished. 🙂 For years now, I have asked the Lord where He … Continue reading Name above All Names