Category Archives: Inspiration

The Battle is the Lord’s

There seem to be many worship songs recently that mention that our battles belong to the Lord, but the message really rang out when I came across a story in 2 Chronicles 20. Hang on to your helmets as I … Continue reading

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Take Words with You

As an author of devotions and children’s picture books, words are important to me. So, as I was reading in the minor prophets recently, this verse captured my attention and curiosity. “Take words with you and return to the LORD” … Continue reading

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Word for the Year

This is a first for me, a word for the year, something to contemplate and focus on. I asked the Lord about it and this is what came to me . . . with. With? My first thought was the … Continue reading

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The Blessing of Rest

Ah, today is the Wednesday between Christmas and New Year’s Day. If you are not traveling on vacation, it is probably a day where things are slowing down a bit, perhaps a time to pause and rest, maybe even sleep … Continue reading

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Escape and Experience

Sometimes God’s Word just blows my mind! (Like beyond what we can think or imagine!) To me, 2 Peter 1:4 does just that. The Apostle Peter writes, “Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so … Continue reading

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Our Role as Shepherds

When we think of shepherds, we typically imagine the guys who tend sheep. But Scripture gives the title of shepherds to many. Kings, prophets, national influencers, as well as leaders in the church were all called shepherds. My guess is … Continue reading

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Debt Forgiven

Most of us have experienced debt at one time or another. A car, tuition, or home loan, a medical bill, or even a debt of gratitude. Many debts are eventually paid off. Some are forgiven. And others hang heavily on … Continue reading

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Jesus’s To Do List

I know some of you love a To Do list while others despise the very thought. Just mentioning the things on my list stresses out my spouse! To Do lists typically include verbs, actions that we want to take or … Continue reading

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Set in the Right Place

I love how a random verse from Scripture can speak truth to our heart. I experienced this recently while reading from the prophetic book of Ezekiel. “This is what the Lord GOD says: I have set this Jerusalem in the … Continue reading

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Thirst for the Best

This last summer I enjoyed making iced coffee at home. I love my decaf hazelnut with sweetened hazelnut creamer. Yum! When it finally cools down in this desert location, I’ll likely turn to the warmer edition to appease the taste … Continue reading

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