Tag Archives: humility

Lord, Keep Me Hungry

Lately I’m been thanking the Lord for something I have that so many other people seem to lack—even those who call themselves Christians. That something is a hunger for God. I used to think that this hunger was initiated by … Continue reading

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Letting Go Of Control

Recently I had one of those dreams again—the kind I’ve had on a regular basis. In these dreams I’m trying to accomplish something, but I can’t. Sometimes it’s driving from one destination to another. In the dream, I never arrive. … Continue reading

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When The Glory Comes

This past Sunday as I watched the Oscars, I was reminded again of the problem of racism. Most days I try to block it out of my mind. How this issue must break God’s heart. I was raised in the … Continue reading

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God’s Faithful Humbling

“How could that person be so out of it that he doesn’t realize his headlights aren’t on?” I wondered out loud. I was driving down a street near my home on a recent evening when I noticed a car coming … Continue reading

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Jesus, my King of kings

Lately I’ve been listening to a song that has really touched my heart. It’s called “How Many Kings?” by Downhere.  It reminds me of how much King Jesus gave up to come to earth to save my soul. I confess … Continue reading

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Pride Problem

“You’ve got a pride problem.”  That phrase has been whispered to me from the Lord, spoken to me from faithful friends, and shouted at me from those who know and love me best. Recently when going through a conflict with … Continue reading

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I Need You

Lately the Lord pointed out an error in my ways. Too often—especially when I’m faced with heart-tearing rejections—my hearts cries, “Lord, I need You to…” The end of that sentence has to do with changing the person who has betrayed … Continue reading

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Guide Me, Lord

“Call failed” was the message I received after trying my cell phone. I had help from Mapquest, but it seemed I’d been driving for many more miles on the lonely country road than was listed on my directions. I longed for the … Continue reading

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Set Free From Stupid

Elaine, before you knew Me, you too made many stupid choices. This is what the Lord brought to mind after a relative asked for help, and I fumed inwardly, He’s in this place because he’s made so many stupid decisions. Even though I feared … Continue reading

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Sweet Surrender

I’m still thinking about surrender. As I contemplated the subject this week, the Lord brought these words to mind: “sweet surrender.” That’s what God desires from me. He doesn’t rejoice when I obey through gritted teeth. What He longs for … Continue reading

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