Dance

Christ says, “Come and dance.” In heaven we will swirl on the dance floor with our Bridegroom, passionately caught up in holy love and adoration. Our fingers locked in His, our hands and feet glide over the dance floor effortlessly. Entranced by His eyes… time seems to never end. It’s the story of Cinderella come true, […]

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God became an immigrant

Strip aside all the pomp and pretense of religion… the abuse and hypocrisy… this is the greatest story ever told. Leave, for just a moment, the endless debate of whether it’s fact or fiction. There is no more beautiful story than a creator god coming as a poor “nobody” to rescue his creation. This God became […]

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God’s grace is a safe harbor

God’s grace is “not a shelter for the presumptuous, but… a harbor for the truly humbled soul to put himself into.” ~Richard Sibbes To the soul which knows its desperate state… the soul which recognizes its need of grace… there can never be too much grace. To the presumptuous soul, even the Law is not […]

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My soul is even as a weaned child

“Surely I have behaved and quieted myself, as a child that is weaned of his mother: my soul is even as a weaned child.” ~Psalm 131:2 “He had become as subdued and content as a child whose weaning is fully accomplished…. At last there must be an end to the suckling period, and then a […]

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All Must Find Its Place At The Cross

All that is not Him must finally find its place on the Cross before we can really live. He is our Garden, our Breath, our Daydreams Fulfilled. Christ alone is our Lover and Friend that satisfies like no one and nothing else. As He has taken from me all that my fingers would not let […]

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Neither Do I Condemn Thee

Oh Lord, when my sin has consequences, and I “mark my iniquities” against myself because the consequences are ever before me… when even my friends and family keep a record… when self condemnation stands and leads the chorus of voices reminding me that I have sinned… when I become a bigger disappointment to myself than […]

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The Sickness of Shame

I heard recently from a new friend that they felt that they had let people down concerning a particular recent event. It broke my heart to see the feeling of shame on their face. The sickness of shame is everywhere. It is fed by our own sense of unworthiness, and fueled by everyone who reminds […]

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