Light

God is light. In Him, there is no darkness at all. He warms the chill, restores vigor to the weak, and gives hope in despair. He lightens hearts heavy with burdens. Surroundings blurred in a haze of cloudy vision regain their color and brilliance. His glow reveals beauty we could not see. The Light illuminatesContinue reading “Light”

Can You Hear What I Say?

It’s disconcerting to me how I can take my surroundings and the people I know for granted. It’s not necessarily that I’m self-centered, although sometimes I am. It’s that I have, like everyone else, a tendency to habituate to the people and things I know well. As a result, we become less sensitive to them.Continue reading “Can You Hear What I Say?”

Celebrate

Two of my favorite scripture passages urge the reader to “Rejoice.” The first one is from Philippians:   Rejoice in the Lord always. I shall say it again: rejoice! Your kindness should be known to all. The Lord is near. Have no anxiety at all, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, makeContinue reading “Celebrate”

The Healthy Pray-er

I started the habit of daily prayer as a freshman in college, and it was rare for me to miss even a day. But there were times when something would come up that kept me from my devotions. On one occasion, having missed two days in a row, I recognized myself becoming more irritable andContinue reading “The Healthy Pray-er”