In the multitude of anxieties within, His word is comfort and medicine to the soul and spirit.
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” - Martin Luther King Jr.
The 'heart' is the most common anthropological term in Scripture. It plays an essential role in the condition of our lives and the condition of our world. What then is this ‘heart’ that we so commonly know yet are so oblivious to its vices. In Hebrew, the heart is described as not only the center [...]
Rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind. – 1 Peter 2:1 When life is not easy, it can cause our emotions to run wild and if not handled with care, it can wreak havoc in our lives. There is no point in denying our personal encounters with [...]
“Train up a child in the way he should go. Even when he is old he will not depart from it.” - Proverbs 22:6 Women are often referred to as ‘gatherers’. I can vouch for its truth since my childhood memories are filled with my mom’s ‘gathering’ of us as a family. I was raised [...]
Your life is like the morning fog - it's here a little while, then it's gone (James 4:14). It is God's breath in us that gives us life, our bodies are merely an earth suit for our mission through this doorway to eternity. Life was given to us as a gift, not a right. Death is [...]
"Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path." – Psalms 119:105 It has been a while, dear muses! I have been traveling quite a bit over the past couple of months and despite good intentions; have failed to keep up with my musings on the blog. The [...]
“Oh,” said the devil to Martin Luther, “you are a sinner.” “Yes,” said Luther, Christ died to save sinners.” Thus he smote him with his own sword. Hide in this refuge and stay there: “In due time Christ died for the ungodly.” - Charles H. Spurgeon Me too! Yes! I am a sinner. I’m a broken [...]
"Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God." – Philippians 4:6 The uncertainty of our times and brokenness of our world often subjects us to fear, anxiety and worry. Of all human emotions, these are probably the most destructive and not [...]