This season of pandemic and isolation has produced much writing about lament, and rightly so. We are cut off from so much that was not only familiar, but also necessary. From fellowship with one another on personal and corporate levels (think, church), to school and work, most of what was normal in our lives has … Continue reading Think About These Things
From my desk next to an upstairs window I have a view of the upper branches of one of our backyard trees. The tree is decked in her fresh, new Spring leaves. This morning the leaves are wet with rain and the wind is fitfully tossing the branches to and fro. And from my seat … Continue reading Are You Storm-Tossed And Weary?
Do you have a favorite Psalm? With 150 sacred songs in the book of Psalms, it may be difficult to narrow the possibilities to only one (and really, choosing a favorite isn't necessary). There is a Psalm for every moment life, and yet, there is one specific Psalm to which I return again and again. … Continue reading The Life-Giving Comfort of Psalm 139
Originally posted March 2, 2018, at Women of Purpose. Welcome to Peter’s second epistle. Having spent 16 weeks getting to know Peter and reading his first epistle, we have reached a milestone in our study. This second letter was written by Peter only a couple (?) of years after the first with a different purpose … Continue reading Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 17