The Peace of the Ever-Present God

Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you. Philippians 4:9 I read this verse this morning and my first thought was an image of a man floating in the ocean at night after a shipwreck. There are some saints… Continue reading The Peace of the Ever-Present God

Clarity of Winter

"And your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, "This is the way. Walk in it." When you turn to the right or when you turn to the left. Isaiah 30:21 Clarity seems to come when we get quiet. When we clear away dying things that are no longer useful. When we stop asking… Continue reading Clarity of Winter

A Season At Home

klimt “Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.”― Edith Sitwell One winter I napped with a newborn daughter beside me, or sometimes she laid on my chest, but either way as the… Continue reading A Season At Home