Living just east of Crazy

Close Your Eyes, Say a Prayer, and Kick It

I truly love how many life-changing lessons from God are brought home in the simplest of situations. Recently one such situation was related to me from my younger sister. Her son is playing soccer for the first time this year. Being a natural athlete, he took to this sport with his usual grace and ease. […]

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I must decrease.

John 3:30-31  30 "He must increase, but I must decrease.  31 "He who comes from above is above all; he who is of the earth is earthly and speaks of the earth. He who comes from heaven is above all.   These are the words of John the Baptist, and they echo the truth of […]

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Morning refection – A Tale of Two Prayers

Let’s look at two styles of prayer, and reflect on why one is praised by the Lord, and the other is meaningless. Begin with Matthew 6:7 And when you pray, do not use vain repetitions as the heathen do. For they think that they will be heard for their many words.   Now compare this […]

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Morning Reflection – Give the Lord no rest.

Isaiah 62:6-7  6 I have set watchmen on your walls, O Jerusalem; They shall never hold their peace day or night. You who make mention of the LORD, do not keep silent,  7 And give Him no rest till He establishes And till He makes Jerusalem a praise in the earth.   Doug Platt mentioned […]

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Morning Reflection-Prayer of Faith

1 John 5:14-15  14 Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.  15 And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him.   Unless we are […]

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