But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His wonderful light. 1st Peter 2:9 God, I’d like to be the measure of a man you would have me be. Close my ears and […]
Sometimes you want to be held, even though it makes your heart break, Sometimes you have to hold someone, even though it makes you cry. But when you’re out of answers and evil looks like it’s winning, hold on to those you love, together, turning the tide.
We all live and we all die. God gives us some time in between. By his grace, while we’re here, like the butterfly, we move our wings. Just how much do we really matter? How much could we really matter? Ask a butterfly if the edies of air that are born with the movement […]
What qualities do you admire most in people? Friendly? Funny? Outgoing? Kind? Intelligent? Certainly I think you’d discover one common denominator would be the quality of thankfulness. While the most miserable people seem best at finding the worst, the happiest ones have a way of tapping into an attitude of gratitude that buoys them even […]
My condition, conditional faith. My condition, conditional prayer. My condition, conditional belief, as though, I could choose whether God is, or isn’t there. But no matter how high I built my castle walls, protecting treasure that was only fantasy, God broke them down with love and a pardon. Blessed reality. My condition, conditional service. My […]
“Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus, who, although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied Himself, taking the form of a bond-servant, and being made in the likeness of men. Being found in appearance as a man, […]
I loved you in the future. I’ll love you in the past. Our love isn’t tense. True love ever lasts. © Joel Tipple #14/14