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Lent

The Cost of the Feast {Lenten Devotional Day 30}

Day 30 of the Lenten devotional series Texts: Psalm 18, Ex. 4: 1-18, Mark 15: 1-15, Luke 15: 23 “Bring the fatted calf and kill it..” When one or all of our older sons is coming home for a visit, there’s one thing you can be sure of—there will be a plethora of smoked meats […] Read more…

You Don’t Need to Change the World

from Day 12 of my Lenten devotional email series on the prodigal son and yes, it’s never too late to join us! Texts: Psalm 126, Gen. 21:1-21, Mark 6, 35-56, Luke 15: 16 “He was longing to be fed with the pods that the pigs ate, and no one gave him anything.” When I left […] Read more…

Me & My Self-Righteous Lent

This is day 2 of my Lenten devotional on the prodigal son. I hope you find some hope and encouragement here.  Click Here to Download the 40 day devotional study! Texts: Psalm 8: 1-6, Gen. 1:20-2:3, Mark 1:14-28 Eight years ago, I observed the season of Lent for the first time. We had just joined a […] Read more…

Our Broken Hallelujah

“Standing by the cross of Jesus was his mother…..” As a mother, it’s hard not to see Good Friday from the broken heart of the mother of God, watching with horror as her son was mocked and beaten and crucified.   The sin of Adam, which ushered in our suffering and death would be answered […] Read more…

For My Beloved

 For those who fear their sin has been too great and their pride too blinding, For those crushed under doubt and shame and unbelief, For those whose hearts are broken with loneliness, abandonment,  and mind-numbing grief, For those who’ve spent years in a dark and dreary wilderness, without the tiniest shimmer of hope, For those […] Read more…

Happy Lent?

The first time I read Chesterton, I was on a flight with 2 friends for a girl’s weekend. Yeah, it’s not exactly chick lit, if that’s what’s you’re wondering.  I was in a stupor when we reached Tampa, because well, CHESTERTON.  If you haven’t read this book, it’s probably in the top 5 of my […] Read more…

Fishing with Daddy

I must have been about 7 years old when I rode in Daddy’s red Ford truck over to the Little River to fish off the train tracks.  He used corn right out of the can for bait.  I mostly ate the corn and asked a lot of questions.  Daddy shushed me and showed me over […] Read more…