Behold Your God!

“Behold your God!” (Isaiah 40:9) “Behold My servant, whom I uphold; Mine elect, in whom My soul delighteth…” — God, Isaiah 42:1 “Behold, a virgin shall be with Child, and shall bring forth a Son, and they shall call His name...
Attention, Please!

Attention, Please!

Listen. Can you hear it? It’s been over 60 years since I last heard it, but as clear as the sound of winter waves that pound the shore, I can hear Grandpa’s steady, dub, dub, dub, dub, strong heartbeat. Listen. Can you hear it? It’s been decades since it creaked...
Notice Differently

Notice Differently

We walked in silence by the South Platte River, listening and watching for critters. It was a habit of ours whenever my husband and I explored that patch of earth in our Colorado days. Our Critter Count started, one way we noticed God’s presence. His creativity...
Savoring His Presence

Savoring His Presence

Attentiveness to God’s heart leads to attentiveness to my own heart. Attentiveness to my heart prepares me to be attentive to the heart of another. — Lane Arnold When it comes to my spiritual life, my deepest desire is to be with God, to imitate Jesus, and be in...
A Week to Get Ready

A Week to Get Ready

Next Sunday is New Year’s, you know.  What? You think that’s not quite true? You think I may have lost a marble or two or flipped the calendar one too many months? For a good portion of my life, I’ve routinely celebrated three New Year’s celebrations:  January 1:...
At the Core

At the Core

A plethora of muscle and tissue damage led to months of physical therapy a few years ago. Finally released from the grueling three-day-a-week PT schedule, my physical therapist grinned with such joy as she sent me on my way. Little did I know what was in that folder...

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