What kind of Lover doesn't see a future with their beloved? What kind of Romantic doesn't lie awake at night, dreaming sweet dreams about the new life they and their beloved will live together? Imagine Jesus lying awake thinking about you.
Surely God can manage a global pandemic. Maybe we tell ourselves these things, but we're looking around. We're seeing people dying. We're seeing people suffering. Does God really know what He's doing?
The monologue Balaam goes on in Numbers 24 is sweeping, poetic, fantastic - practically mythological. Hey, they do always say that the Bible is a book of fairy tales!
Summary: I really love food. I love food so much, I don't even have a favorite food because I will just eat anything you put in front of me - as long as it's vegan. I get giddy when I find a new restaurant to try and I am actually jealous of people who post … Continue reading You Are What You Eat (Leviticus 2)
Summary: I remember when I graduated from high school. It was a great day. It was a sunny, hot Friday. Some of my family had flown in for the occasion. I had on a super cute pink dress. I felt happy and accomplished. But the peace and joy I felt that day had nothing on … Continue reading This Is Just The Beginning (Exodus 40)
Summary: Earlier last week an email showed up in my inbox. It pointed out a problem, a mistake, an issue and it gently suggested that I was the one to blame and thus, the one to find a solution. There was just one thing wrong - I was not to blame, not in the slightest. A fire … Continue reading Clap For Me (Exodus 37)
Summary: What's your dream? What is that thing you've wanted to do or accomplish for years? What's that fantasy you return to over and over, thinking "just wait until they see me ___"? I bet it's a good one. Your castles in the sky are platinum, glittering and promising. But now...back to earth. How likely … Continue reading You’re That Artist’s Kid (Exodus 36)
Summary: I have this friend. She's great. We're really close. I tell her everything - I tell her about my coworkers, my dreams, my family, my embarrassing moments - everything. She shares with me also. Like how the other day she told me she was moving and needed some help. I'm not too sure who … Continue reading Actions Speak Louder Than Words (Exodus 35)
Summary: I admit that some of y’all talented folk make me a little jealous. Those of you who can sing at church and in the choir without their throat burning and their eyes watering. Those of you who can draw with such precision while I can barely trace a circle. Even, and I’m somewhat embarrassed … Continue reading The Power Couple (Exodus 31)
Summary: How was your week? What happened? Was it stressful, calm, relaxing, irritating? Were you tried this week? What was the best part of your week? What was the worst part of your week? Did you get angry this week? At your spouse? At your siblings? At your friends? At your boss? Where was Jesus … Continue reading The Everyday God (Exodus 16)