Category Archives: Love

That small, quiet voice

Another of my favorite readings is the one of Elijah waiting in a cave for the Lord to pass by. He’s fleeing from a pretty bad situation, and a queen who is determined to have him killed. It has gotten … Continue reading

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Stepping Out

I’ve always loved Peter, and especially the story of his walking on the water to Jesus. His confidence to step out of the boat is impressive, and his sinking into the water as he realizes what he is doing is … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Drops in the Ocean by Hawk Nelson

“I want you as you are, not as you ought to be.” There are days that I just don’t measure up. There are days when I lose my temper, fall into doubt and fear, lose my way, or just simply … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Angel Eyes

When my daughter comes home from college, one of the first things she does is sit down at our piano and play Jim Brickman’s Angel Eyes. It’s a beautiful song that just brings me joy and peace when I hear the … Continue reading

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Seen in Scranton, PA

  Okay, I know it can be hard to locate the source of a common quote, but this one has got to take the cake. I saw this on a wall of inspirational quotes around the courthouse in downtown Scranton, … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Who Am I?

I was reading the book of Job today. Now, that’s not usually the place to go for a “pick-me-up,” but I found something really awe-inspiring in it that I think really relates to this song. It was one of those … Continue reading

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Bearing Fruit

  The fruit of silence is prayer. The fruit of prayer is faith. The fruit of faith is love. The fruit of love is service. The fruit of service is peace. This philosophy was Mother Teresa’s calling card. It’s quite … Continue reading

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What kind of life do you want to lead?

Do you want to successful or significant? I read this question in the book On Fire, by John O’Leary (which is a great read if you’re looking for some inspirational summer reading) As I read it, I realized that the two are … Continue reading

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Where does change begin?

I am not a fan of politics, particularly in today’s environment. I truly admire and appreciate those who are committing their lives to making changes and trying to shape our world through it, but on no level is it for … Continue reading

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Music Monday: This is “Amayzing” Grace

Today’s song has a little bit of a personal appeal for me. I live a life filled with moments of grace that are beyond amazing. Grace that comes to me directly, grace that touches people that I see, and grace … Continue reading

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