‘Yalla’ to Jordan!

‘Yalla’ to Jordan!

You know when I sit down or stand up. You know my thoughts even when I’m far away. You see me when I travel, and when I rest at home. You know everything I do. You know what I am going to say even before I say it, Lord. You go before me and follow [...]

On guarding the heart

On guarding the heart

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 [...]

What’s your go-to place?

What’s your go-to place?

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 [...]

Meeting God

Meeting God

“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 [...]

Like the morning fog …

Like the morning fog …

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 [...]

Musings over pancakes …

Musings over pancakes …

  "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 [...]

Selah!

Selah!

“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 [...]

Swimming against the current

Swimming against the current

  “More than sex, more than faith, even more than its usher, death, grief is unspoken, publicly ignored, except for those moments at the funeral that are over too quickly.” – Anna Quindlen Unspoken but not devoid of feeling in the hearts of those left behind. The gift of life demands that we take back [...]