Take a Load Off

“Then Jesus said, “Let’s go off by ourselves to a quiet place and rest awhile.” He said this because there were so many people coming and going that Jesus and his apostles didn’t even have time to eat.”‭‭Mark‬ ‭6:31‬ ‭ It was great advice. So I took it, of course. It ran as follows: placeContinue reading “Take a Load Off”

Heat Stroke

“But you are a tower of refuge to the poor, O Lord, a tower of refuge to the needy in distress. You are a refuge from the storm and a shelter from the heat…”‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭25:4‬ ‭ I’m drippy. Like, really soaked. I’m not in a pool. I’m not at a beach. I’m working on myContinue reading “Heat Stroke”

Three Cheers for Tired Mamas!

“It will be like a woman suffering the pains of labor. When her child is born, her anguish gives way to joy because she has brought a new baby into the world.”‭‭John‬ ‭16:21‬ Ah, motherhood. It’s just like this verse implies – it started with anguish, and then gets swallowed up with moments of joy.Continue reading “Three Cheers for Tired Mamas!”

Fill the Tank

“Jacob’s well was there; and Jesus, tired from the long walk, sat wearily beside the well about noontime.”‭‭John‬ ‭4:6‬ ‭ Oh, oh. *light blinks* Empty. Drat. I forgot to fill up with gas before I headed home from work yesterday, and today I’m heading out dangerously close to empty. I wonder how far I canContinue reading “Fill the Tank”

Hold Your Head High

“But you, O Lord, are a shield around me; you are my glory, the one who holds my head high.” Psalms‬ ‭3:3‬ ‭ Most columbines hold their heads up, seeking the sun. Not these beauties. For some reason, they – droop. Don’t get me wrong. They are gorgeous. They are unique. They definitely draw theContinue reading “Hold Your Head High”

Tired Out

“God is awesome in his sanctuary. The God of Israel gives power and strength to his people. Praise be to God!”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭68:35‬ ‭ Do you get tired? Do you ever feel like giving up? Of course you do. We’ve all been there. If this is where you’re at right now, this day, then this verseContinue reading “Tired Out”