Last Day of Class: Beating “Routine” Sickness

Hi Friends! Ever felt stuck in a routine rut? I definitely have. And recently, the Lord has helped me discover just how deceiving routine can be. It can play itself as a haven, when really it is preventing the Holy Spirit of LIFE. This morning I woke and spent my time in the Word, and…

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Right from the get go, when I prayed this morning, Jesus talked to me about idleness. "To whom will you compare me? Or who is my equal?” says the Holy One. Lift up your eyes and look to the heavens: Who created all these? He who brings out the starry host one by one and…

Old Friends and Essays and Distance, Oh My!

I am in bed feeling blessed after a really wonderful day. That started with a planned breakfast date with three of my closest friends from high school, Sammy, her sister Kayla, and Chelsea. What was supposed to be breakfast ended in all of us ordering lunch-- although Chels also got an amazing looking waffle! I…

Come to the Altar: And Remain There

I am praising my Saviour through and through as I write and end this day right now in Him, resting in His goodness, marvelling at His glory. My day blessedly began with a wake-up call from Him: "Rest in Me. Not in your situation, your triumphs, or your "best moments," but in My Heart." I spent…

Not the Wisdom of Man, the Power of God

This is the day that the LORD has made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it. Today, my daily life has brought with it a lot of the typical things I engage in nowadays. Waking up in my cozy bedroom with Bethany on the mattress beside me (she slept over last night). Pancakes and…