Certain Hope In Uncertain Days

Welsh Country Lane

In so many ways, I feel like I am facing a new stretch of life right now.  And when my road takes unexpected turns ~ routes through desert-places, sudden drop-offs, steep climbs ~ I sometimes wonder how I will make it through such unfamiliar…

Psalm 17 Prayer for Protection Against Oppressors

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A Prayer of David. Hear a just cause, O Lord, give heed to my cry; Give ear to my prayer, which is not from deceitful lips. Let my judgment come forth from Your presence; Let Your eyes look with equity. You have tried my heart; You have visited me by…

Grace Enough for our Worst Mistakes: Introduction

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It started as a small whisper in my spirit so many years ago: You could do that.As a brand new Christian, doing my very first Bible study, it felt like a silly thought coming from my crazy mind.  I had…

From The Night Watch

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I sit in the hallway outside of my daughter’s room.  It is late and the floor uncomfortable, but the little nightlight that she holds is moving, so I know her eyes are still on me.  When her room is dark,…