God hears the wicked

Let the one who is thirsty come. Revelation 22:17 Oh precious soul, remember that the only requirement for coming to Jesus is thirst… not your righteousness. But you push back and say that you can’t come… you can’t pray… because God does not hear the prayers of the wicked: We know that God does not […]

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Exchanging yokes

Jesus tells me that he is Safe. Gentle. Lowly in heart. Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke […]

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Resting in the Great Exchange

I was overwhelmed again this Monday morning. I didn’t need the “depression test” to know that I have been there for a while. Quite a while. (Though I did take the test online a few days ago. I failed it. Or passed it. I’m not sure how one says that.) This morning I went again […]

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Flood my path with light

God of my life, the road seems dreary and endless, the skies grey and threatening; my life has no music in it, and my heart is lonely. My soul has lost its courage. Flood my path with light, open my eyes to see your promises; tune my heart to sing brave music; let my heart […]

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To the thirsty

I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. To the thirsty I will give from the spring of the water of life without payment. Revelation 21:6 “He finishes as well as begins. He who begins the good work will perform it; all grace flows from Him; and all love flows back […]

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In the cave

I’m paralyzed with a sense of hopelessness. I feel very alone. I have barely enough strength to function in what they call “activities of daily living.” To go to work… a burden I almost can’t carry anymore. To talk to anyone… it takes all I have. I plead with God for mercy. I feel like […]

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He must end me or mend me

I cannot go on as I am. And God is too kind to allow it. I despair of life. I need a doctor. But I’ve been to the doctors. Doctors of the body (MD) and doctors of the soul (M.Div). On their best days, they aren’t enough. All the doctor’s horses, and all the doctor’s […]

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